The Bian Stone Acupressure Body Tool

From the award winning and innovative self-care brand that brought gua sha to the West, introduced pai sha via the unique tapper and drummer tools, Hayo’u Method is excited to announce their latest new product launch, The Bian Stone (£49).

This powerful and easy to use tool has been created to take your self-healing journey to the next level and is perfect for self acupressure, gua sha and meridian cleansing. By using the tool on the 10 key acupressure points (see details below) enables you to target very specific areas of pain, discomfort and tension in the body, providing relief from the comfort of your own home, without the need for a practitioner.  

What is Acupressure?
The ancient practice of acupressure, often referred to as the "Father of Acupuncture", has been one of the primary forms of treatment in Chinese Medicine for thousands of years.  This healing technique works by balancing the energies of the body by carefully stimulating specific trigger points along the meridians - the energetic channels that run throughout the body and inform the health of our five key organs.  

Hayo'u founder Katie Brindle says "I cant wait for you to try this new tool, which can be used for a multitude of physical and emotional concerns, from deep muscle tension, nerve pain or shoulder stiffness, to insomnia, irritability or weight imbalances".
How to Use The Bian Stone Body MassagerThe Bian Stone Body Massager tool can be used for pressing and kneading the trigger points as deeply or softly as desired, working not only on the body but also on the reflex zones on the hands and feet to stimulate all the organs of the body effortlessly, enabling the channels to be cleared of toxins and nourished by the free flow of blood and qi – bringing that all-important balance back to the body and allowing it to heal naturally.  

Why Bian Stone?

Bian Stone is the most effective crystal for acupressure, and was used by ancient Chinese doctors thousands of years ago as it was believed to have supreme healing abilities.  Today modern science confirms what the ancients understood.  Chemical analysis shows that Bian Stone contains over 40 minerals and trace elements, which are beneficial for optimum health. Bian stone emits ultrasound pulsations, far infrared rays, and negative ions, all of which are known for their antioxidant and anti-aging effects on our cells and DNA.

10 key acupressure points (Watch Katie's video for more information

  • Kidney 1 - Bubbling Spring - Restoring energy reserves, bring vitality
  • Liver 3 - Great Surge - Calms the shen, Nourishes Liver Yin
  • Spleen 6 - Three Yin Intersection - Strengthens Spleen & Stomach, resolves dampness, harmonises liver, strengthens kidney and relieves digestive problems.
  • Stomach 36 - Leg 3 Miles - Stops pain, calms the shen, harmonises and strengthens Spleen
  • Spleen 10 - Sea of Blood - Moves blood, cools blood, benefits skin, treats disorders in the blood, clears heat, regulates menstruation
  • Ren 4 - Gate of origin - strengthens and nourishes the kidneys
  • Ren 12 - Middle Epigastrium - Abdominal pain, fulness, Nausea, acid reflux, harmonises Spleen and Stomach
  • Large intestine 4 - Joining valley - Strengthen and tonifies qi and immunity, stops pain
  • Large intestine 11 - Pool at the crook - clears heat, cools blood, relieves itching
  • Yin tang - Hall of impression - Calming

Benefits of Bian stone:

  • Bian Stone constantly emanates a magnetic energetic field and ultrasonic pulsation, which can enhance blood circulation, purify blood, and improve the health of the blood vessels, reducing toxins, heavy metals, and cellulite.
  • Bian stone can create Far Infra-Red (FIR) waves, the type of energy that can increase the activation of water molecules and oxygen absorption in the body. The water molecules are then more able to move freely, providing fresh oxygen and nutrition to the organs.
  • Bian Stone can produce negative ions, aiding antioxidation (anti-aging) in human cells, supporting skin rejuvenation, healing muscle and joint pain, balancing the organs and stimulating the immune system.

The many benefits of acupressure include:

  • Relief for deep tissue and muscle tension, fatigue and pain
  • Perfect for fleshier parts of the body such as glutes, thighs and calves
  • Ideal for neck, shoulder, foot and hand treatment
  • Helps to control weight concerns
  • Suitable for abdominal massage
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps with constipation
  • Aids lymph drainage and detoxification
  • Helps to break down scar tissue
  • Nerve pain is relieved as healthy circulation to the area is restored
  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Perfect for sports recovery and aftercare
  • Natural pain relief
  • Enhances mood by releasing endorphins
  • Improves insomnia and supports deeper sleep
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Improves circulation
  • Balances the body by unblocking stagnation

As with any treatment or therapy, there are come contraindications so if you are in any doubt, always consult your GP or Consultant before use.Contraindications – avoid self-acupressure if any of the following applies to you:

  • Pregnancy
  • Diabetes
  • Bleeding disorders or if you are taking medication such as Warfarin
  • Osteoporosis
  • Open wounds or extreme bruising
  • Areas of unexplained swelling
  • Varicose Veins
  • Cancer (unless your consultant gives explicit approval)
  • Heart disease (unless your consultant gives explicit approval)
  • Recent fracture or injury (unless your consultant gives explicit approval)

Source Materials

As with all self-care tools in the range, Hayo'u is meticulous in ensuring the quality of the material used so that you can be assured of its integrity and authenticity.  The Bian Stone that Hayo’u Method uses is of the highest quality, sourced from Sibin, Shandong province.  Rigorously tested to ensure its chemical composition, properties and absence of toxins, we are proud that our Bian Stone Body Massager has medical device certification.

What is the Hayo’u Method?
Hayo’u Method was founded by award winning Chinese medicine practitioner and best-selling author, Katie Brindle.  With over 20 years’ experience in clinic, Katie has seen first-hand how this ancient wisdom can help with many of our most widespread modern-day ailments from poor skin and bad digestion to adrenal fatigue, depression and anxiety. Her aim is to show you that we all hold within us the power to heal ourselves in just one minute – if we understand how.

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Thursday, September 8, 2022