2 Pieces of Chinese Therapy Balls Ying Yang Baoding Balls - Hollow Cloisonne
- Color: Green/Red/Blue
- Material: Cloisonne
- Pattern: Random Shipping
- Size: 4.7cm in diameter
- Package Include: 2 x Therapy Balls
Uses: Flexibility, Limberness, Stress Relief
Dating back to the Ming Dynasty, the Chinese Health Therapy balls were developed to gently stimulate the muscles, nerves, and acupressure points of the fingers, hands, and forearms. The result is improved circulation, beneficial for relaxation, meditation, and stress relief.
According to the ancient Chinese Medicine Encyclopedia 'Huang Di Nei Jing', there are many vital acupuncture points located on the human's palm and fingers and these acupuncture points are sorts of connecting and mapped with our internal organs. By stimulating these vital acupuncture points, it improves blood circulations in these organs.
Chinese Therapy balls have long been famed as one of the “Three Treasures” of Baoding, China. First produced during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Therapy balls have often been improved through the ages by skilled Chinese handicraftsmen. Originally, these Therapy balls were simple, solid cylindrical objects. Later, handicraftsmen began designing hollow balls and inserting sounding plates that produce high and low tones when used. These lighter balls are easier to handle and the musical tones contribute to the relaxation process that results from exercising with them.
The Therapy balls are placed in one’s hand and rotated in either a clockwise or counterclockwise direction. This exercise will keep all of the points in one’s hands in constant motion. With the muscles in one’s fingers and forearms contracting and relaxing harmoniously. Ultimately, one can exercise both hands alternately or simultaneously and may even choose to use three or four Therapy balls in one hand.
The Therapy balls are made of metal and, hence, should be kept dry and clean. Although the Therapy balls are strong and durable, owners should avoid violently knocking them against each other and against other solid objects and surfaces. If one plans not to use them for a long period of time, it is advisable to coat the Therapy balls with wax or grease for maintenance and preservation.