In addition to being the unifier of all things of cloth and wool, needles are also the lesser known healers of the human body. Show some love for the needle and get your chi flowing in the healing directions with today’s Groupon: a 60-minute comprehensive acupuncture treatment for R200 at Jing-an.
There are two sides to every needle; the side that sends people into irrational fits of panic, and the often overlooked side that can make any body healthier than a sushi-eating Asian panda. The latter of course, being every body’s inner most desire. Though, unlike the copious amounts of sushi that sushi-eating pandas are required to eat, the road to health and relaxation comes far easier for a human being.
Specialising in alternative medicines, Jing-an possesses an army of healers great enough to make Western medicine men weep little girl tears. Masters in the art of acupuncture these healers will carefully activate the flow of chi within your body, teaching it to heal naturally without the use of antibiotics and medicine. The method involves the insertion of different lengths of needles on acupuncture points which lie on meridian pathways within the human body. Similar to a paint by numbers activity sheet, every part of the body has a corresponding colour-coordinated healing point.
Not only does acupuncture activate the flow of chi between organs, cells, blood and muscles, but the treatment is also beneficial for ailments such as infections, retention, swelling and what is referred to as dampness in the body. The session is relaxing and soothing and the amount of skill retained in the hands of these healers will leave your body feeling like a flowing waterway of restored life-force.
Alternative Fact: A treatment named “The accordion” was once practiced in Kuala Lampur. It involved being dipped into a nearby lagoon and then being squeezed very tightly to compress and release tension. The treatment was mainly used calm nerves.