Hot Compress Therapy

Hot Compress TherapyHot Compress Therapy is one of the unique therapies of our hospital, and the main function of it is to eliminate pathogenic factors of toxins in kidneys. The following are some details of it, hope that can help you know clear about it.


Cleansing toxins: this therapy uses Chinese medicines which have detoxification functions to purify blood by hot compress.

Hot compress on bilateral Shenshu acupoints (BL23) is to micro-process medicinals that eliminate toxins and recover original qi, and apply them on Shenshu acupoints (BL23) externally. In such a way, the aim of cleansing toxin can be achieved, with pathogenic toxin removed and original qi restored.

Action Principle

Act on Bladder Meridian of Foot-Taiyang with hot compress on bilateral Shenshu acupoints (BL23), use internal and external functions of Bladder Meridian of Foot-Taiyang and Foot- Shaoyin Meridian, enter kidney along meridians, and eliminate pathogenic factors of toxins in kidney.

Shenshu acupoint (BL23) is the acupoint on which damp-heat and cold-dampness qi enter into bladder meridian and discharge externally. Therefore, hot compress is performed on this acupoint.


2 packages per time; 2—3 times per day; hot compress with Chinese medicines on bilateral Shenshu acupoints (BL23); 4—6 times in all; seven days for a short course of treatment, 49 days for a long course of treatment.

Short-term effects

Early recovery of kidney (for increased urine and creatinine); reduce urine at night; improved blood stasis.

Relieved skin itching; no ammonia tastes in the mouth; improved symptoms in digestive tract; increased appetite; recovery of electrolyte disorder; stable blood pressure; no symptoms of heart failure; improved anemia.


This therapy is contraindicated in patients with allergic skin and sensitive physique, traumatic diabrosis and pregnant women.

Adjustment of heat and intensity of treatment varies form person to person.

Do remember to protect local skin on bilateral Shenshu acupoints (BL23).


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