A small nondescript wooden Thai house down a little Soi off the eastern wall of the Old City in Chiang Mai leads to you to Green Bamboo. A favorite of ours for years, as both the structure and the products used within are local, organic, and sustainable. With only a handful of beds
Wellness History in: China, Egypt, and Vietnam
Prescribed for: Allergies, common cold, inflammation, muscle tension, and respiratory issues.
Cupping, a traditional Eastern medicine form of healing, has shown up in Western spa treatments as of late. Typically applied to the back of the body, the practitioner lights a piece of cotton and places it inside a small glass container removing all the oxygen. The container is then applied to your bare skin where suction is created as the air cools. I was first introduced to cupping after contracting a cough while traveling during the winter season in Vietnam. After one intense treatment my cough started to subside and my lungs began to clear up.