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Considering the many therapeutic benefits of bamboo massage for both clients and therapists, it is surprising that it is not more readily found on spa menus. After all, bamboo was considered a powerful healing tool in ancient China, Japan and Indonesia.  Bamboo still symbolizes life, energy, prosperity, longevity and fertility in these cultures.  Today though, it is making an impressive comeback as a bodywork tool and coveted beauty ingredient around the globe. And for all the right reasons!
About Bamboo Using Bamboo for Bodywork While we're concerned with erasing scars, Ethiopia's Karo tribe is creating them. In the tribe's eyes, beauty is literally skin deep: The scars cut onto the stomachs of women at childhood are seen as beautiful adornments meant to attract men who are husband material. For use in massage, sets of usually seven hollow bamboo sticks of different lengths and diameters of typically 4 to 15 inches are organically treated for health and safety reasons. Thes…

History Of Massage Therapy

It is mentioned that people in different culture has practiced this therapy in ancient times. The references told that people in China, India, Japan, Arabic, Egypt and Greece has known full body massage therapy along ago Tablet of Sumerian Cuneiform show that people has practices massage since 3300 BC and hieroglyph from Egypt show the same things on 2500 BC. Later a tablet dates back from 1500 BC found that Tibet, China and India people also practiced massage therapy at that time. Massage therapy including full body massage became widely used in Europe during the age of Renaissance. Later In the 1850s,full body massage introduced and being promoted in USA by two American physicians who had studied in Sweden. With most of scientific and technological advances in medical science and treatment during the 1930s and 1940s,full body massage become popular in US and it become well known among athletes. It is also used to treat many disorder in human body and promote healing process. Full bo…