Chinese Hot Stone Massage

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Stone Massage goes back over 3000 years to China, where the oldest massage tool, dating back to around 2000 BC, was found.

This tool was made of a stone called Jade.

It is thought that the stone was used both hot and cold to lie on whilst a therapist performed a massage treatment on tense, tired and sore muscles.

Since then the Chinese started using many different stones including basalt and marble as a healing tool in massage.