The tiger warmer is a heat treatment that warms the blood and improves circulation. In this video, the tiger warmer is applied to the sinuses, which normally have fairly poor circulation. Increasing circulation helps to treat infection and inflammation directly.
The tiger warmer is used extensively in Japanese acupuncture. Inside the device a stick of moxa smolders. The amount of heat delivered to the area can be adjusted. The combination of warmth and gentle pressure is also deeply relaxing.
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