Acupuncture and Chinese
medicine can provide a safe, effective, natural, and
drug-free approach to reduce signs of aging. A facial
rejuvenation using this ancient technique can improve
muscle tone of the face and neck while addressing
underlying imbalances that may have contributed to the
According to Chinese
medicine, wrinkles begin internally from a weakness
and imbalance of Qi (pronounced "chee"). Qi
circulates within a series of pathways called
Meridians. These pathways travel throughout the
body, including the face. Qi flows within the
meridians and provides nourishment, support, and
energy to every cell, tissue, muscle, and organ.
As we get older, it
becomes more difficult for Qi to flow upwards to
"lift" the face. This leads to inadequate muscle
tone, and over time, wrinkles and sagging skin.
There are a variety of things that can contribute to
this - poor diet, digestion, circulation, or
emotional and environmental stresses.
A facial rejuvenation using
acupuncture improves overall skin and muscle tone while
enhancing and increasing the elasticity of the skin.
Acupuncture can reduce signs of aging by strengthening and
stimulating the circulation of Qi within the meridian
pathways, especially those of the face. You will look and
feel more energetic, calm, vibrant, and healthy.
Acupuncture treatments may be
combined with herbal supplements, exercise, and acupressure
in order to maximize results.
Before using drugs or surgery to
improve appearance, consider acupuncture. It is an
effective, natural, safe, drug free and painless
Herbal poultice - Thoroughly
clean face. Make a poultice using equal parts of ground
organic almonds, lavender and rose flowers, ground flax
seeds, and oats. Add water and French clay, and stir
into a thick paste. Apply to the face, avoiding the
eyes, and let dry. Wash off after 15-20 minutes.
Stay hydrated - drink
plenty of fresh spring water. This can keep the muscles
and skin hydrated to prevent drying.
Gently massage the face.
Walk at least 20 minutes a
day, and remember to breathe deeply.