The Buffalo Horn Gua Sha Roller, a specialized Gua Sha tool, has 6 gua sha rollers, which can massage the body effectively and also can be used on the face for reducing pores, detoxifying, and facial massage.
In addition, the horn shaped handle can be used to stimulate acupuncture points as a body massager, and its side serves as a scraping tool, like a Gua Sha slide, for Gua Sha treatment.
In the system of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Water Buffalo Horn is considered to have cooling properties, like the rhinoceros horn which it has come to replace. Use of it in Gua Sha furthers the goals of removing of excess heat and toxins.
Buffalo Horn comes from the Indian buffalo, also known as the water buffalo. After being removed, the horns are cleaved in half, soaked in hot water, cleaned of any impurities, sliced, and dried in the sun for use in traditional medicine.
Buffalo horn is comprised of a variety of chemicals and substances, including keratin, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, and the amino acids cystine, leucine and arginine. Buffalo horn also contains several trace elements, including sodium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc. Its functions are to clear away heat, remove heat from the blood, and eliminate toxins. Buffalo horn is used to treat conditions such as fever, edema and convulsions. Buffalo horn can also be applied to the skin to treat skin eruptions caused by feverishness.
Width x Length:
7.3 x 18 (cm) / 2.9" x 7.1"
Weight: 95 g / 0.21 lb