Tza-chug (རྩ་བྱུག།) is one of the most common external treatments in Tibetan Medicine, and it has been used for thousands of years. It is one of the hot oil therapies offered at Kunde Institute. "Tza" refers to the channels or blood vessels in the body and "chug" means to apply ornaments or oil on the body. In this treatment, the massage oil is combined with different herbs including turmeric and ginger, and then the mixture is heated. The heated oil is then massaged into the afflicted area of the body. It is one of the most popular external treatments at our clinic.
Benefits of Tza-chug
Tza-chug helps relieve nerve pain or neurological pain and discomfort including stiffness, and tightness as well as skeletal-muscular injury causing pain, stiffness, or tightness.
Tza-chug is excellent for the following conditions: Stiffness, tightness, and numbness of body parts including neck, back, shoulder, knee, hip, toes, etc. Achilles Tendonitis Carpal Tunnel Tendonitis Frozen shoulders Arthritis including knees and other joints shoulders, fingers, ankles
Tza-chug** is contraindicated for the following conditions: Skin ulcers Open skin sores
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