Acupressure applies the same principles as acupuncture. It is sometimes referred to as the needleless acupuncture because both techniques use acupoints that lie along the channels in your body, to achieve the desired results.
Each Chinese herb has its own processing method which can involve drying, soaking, boiling, steaming, fermenting, roasting and frying. An herbal formula can contain many different herbs. This is a very time-consuming process.
Chinese teas can be classified into six categories: green, yellow, white, oolong, red and black. Teas are made through a very long and delicate procedure which tea leaves are picked, steamed or pan fried, then dried and sifted.