Chinese Health Balls

Health Balls were made roughly 2000 years ago in China. They used to be used for martial arts training. Eventually, it was solely for the us of the Imperial family. Today, health balls are a treasured necessity for Chinese people. It helps to build up strength and to promote health.

What do Health Balls look like?
They come in a pair. They are usually gorgeously decorated with exotic designs and are often deemed as delightful little pieces of art. They are wear resistant, the design does not come off and they are not easily breakable. The balls are generally heavy and within each is bell mechanism that produces a lovely and therapeutic sound while exercising. They come in different sizes to match the size of one’s hand – usually the size of a golf ball. The pair I have comes in a gorgeous little box that is wrapped in Chinese silk embroidery.

What are the benefits?
According to the traditional Chinese theory of “jungluo”, there are various acupuncture points in the palm of one’s hand. When exercising with the balls, the acupuncture points are stimulated. This promotes greater health.

stimulates blood circulation
improves memory
relaxes muscles and joints
relieving joint stiffness and soreness
relieving stress
promoting sleep

How to use?
Hold both balls in one palm. Move, twist and stretch your fingers in sequence so that the balls rotate either clockwise or anti-clockwise. You may exercise both hands in alteration or both at a time (with two pairs) and when more experienced is gained, you may use more than one pair of balls per palm.

Where do I purchase Health Balls?
This is subjective to which part of the world you come from. I live in Singapore and it is widely available here as majority of the population is Chinese. However, I bought my Chinese Health Balls from Melbourne, Australia at a flea market called “Queen Victoria Market” in the City. You have a good chance of finding health balls in Chinatown of your country. Some shops which focus on natural and herbal healing may also have health balls in stock. Good luck!

Source : www.themodernreligion.com

x

Check Also

Atiq Mosque

Follow Early Islamic mosque with several strange conical domes Two palm trunks mark the entrance to one of Libya’s most beautiful mosques. The whitewashed mud-brick structure dates from the 7th century, and greeted Muslim pilgrims and caravan routes that crossed this area ...

Zika virus likely to spread across Asia: WHO

Follow Zika infections are “highly likely” to keep spreading across Asia, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Hundreds of cases of the virus have been reported in Singapore while two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly have already been confirmed in Thailand. The ...

Male contraceptive injection ‘shows promise’

Follow A hormone injection has been shown to be a safe and effective method of contraception – for men. US researchers say the jab was almost 96 percent effective in tests on around 270 men who were using it, with four pregnancies ...