Gua sha: A Complete Self-treatment Guide by Clive Witham

Gua sha: A Complete Self-treatment Guide

Gua sha: A Complete Self-treatment Guide

Learn how to use simple Gua sha scraping techniques to maintain your health and help to prevent and combat ailments such as headaches, colds, neck and shoulder pain, anxiety, backache, insomnia and depression. 

This classic best-selling guide takes you step by step through everything you need to do to treat yourself and others both safely and securely within a holistic vision of health and well-being. It includes anatomical information, muscles, key areas and channels in Oriental medicine and clearly explained techniques for treating your whole body from head to toe, including facial Gua sha. 

Packed with accessible information and fully illustrated, anyone with an interest in their own health and wellbeing, whether you are just curious or a professional, can benefit from this essential guide. 

A very comprehensive, clearly laid out and written book which is ideal for beginners as well as practitioners, offering simple step by step practical treatments for common conditions. Excellent value.” Yoga & Health Magazine


I have had tension in my neck that I have suffered with for a long time . The first time I used the gua sha it went away and has not returned. Very Happy!
Tracie, USA
I've learned a lot from this book, not finished with it yet, but have tried gua sha on my neck and it does help. I have to do it sometimes daily and then again only every couple days. Cheaper than going to a massage therapist or a chiropractor all the time with the same results.
Giselda D. Babbitt , USA
Easy to read and informative, this book gives a clear description of the theory behind, as well as detailed instructions on how to use various gua sha techniques. A must for any TCM practitioner wishing to deepen their understanding of the subject.
Natalie Saunders, UK
This is a very useful book. I went to physical therapy for tendinitis, and received ASTYM treatment. When my Medicare ran out last year, I bought this book and tools to continue the treatment at home by myself.
Mary Jeswald, USA

Komorebi Institute

Hello. I'm Clive Witham, the director of Komorebi Training Institute, and if you're looking to learn about Gua sha, I have dedicated the last 20 years in researching and using Gua sha. The institute is home to Ecology in Motion (EIM), a unique way of understanding and treating the body and face with Gua sha while staying true to the origins of Chinese medicine.