What is Kansa Wand?
Kansa wand is a massaging tool used for rejuvenation and refreshment. Made from the purest form of metals, in appropriate proportions. The term Kansa refers to BRONZE in India. Literally it is a blend of copper and tin. Kansa wands give very much incomparable value to those who are keenly involved in improving their wellness. Kansa wands are very popular among the professions that involved improving the wellness. For instance, Kansa wands are used as a facial massager in spas and salons, ayurvedic therapies and many beauty treatments.
What is Kansa and How it is Prepared?
Kansa is a blend of copper and tin. The purest forms of Tin and Copper are mixed together to form this unique healing and rejuvenating metal called Kansa.
It is composed of 76 percentage copper and 24 percentage of Tin, which makes it almost 99.96 percentage pure metal. The purity and combination of the metals naturally provides different kinds of healing and soothing properties. It is generally termed as Healing Metal in the west.
Kansa is very much used to create the sacred statues, Tibetan bowls, singing bowls, and bells. All these are known for the unique healing power, which creates and imparts the balance in the body.
Popularly, bronze is known as BELL METAL because it is the metal used worldwide to make the bells. Among different metals, Kansa has the highest resonance of all, which gives the soothing sound.
Kansa wand in Ayurveda
While the usage of Kansa wands is quite wider, and used in different context, it carries much more value in Ayurveda.
Ayurveda is a science of life that teach how to live better and healthier. It is a powerful healing system, been practiced for ages in India. Kansa wand in ayurveda is used as a balancing tool to rebuild the equilibrium and resolve the imbalances.
Bronze, aka Kansa which carries the healing power is used as one of the important tools / metals in Ayurveda. Drinking and eating and using the bronze materials have been documented clearly in the ayurvedic texts. Besides healing powers of using bronze utensils as well as the medicinal properties were also listed in the alternatives medicines in the recent past. Apparently, using Kansa balances the three doshas.
Different types of Kansa wands
Kansa wands generally available in three sizes, small, medium and large.
Depends upon the size of the kansa wands, the usage varies.
- Small Kansa – Best to use on your hands and face
- Medium Kansa – Best to use on the face and feet
- Large Kansa – Best to use on the feet and body
Uses/ Benefits of Kansa Wand
Using Kansa wand is proven to be beneficial in many aspects, from reducing stress to balancing your harmony. When the Kansa wand is used on the face, it feels so good and relaxed. It gives a soothing luxurious feel and energy that are always highlighted in the ayurvedic medicine. Kansa wand massager gives an amazing radiance to the face, provides a naturally appealing look without any side effects.
The key usage and benefits of Kansa wand includes the following:
- Improves the blood circulation and lymphatic circulation
- Enhances the energy level
- Restores the overall balance
- Induces sound sleep
- Rejuvenates the skin and makes you fresh and glowing
- Reduces the strain, pain and discomfort
- Addresses the soreness of feet, exhaustive feeling etc
- Unifies the mind body and spirit
Instruction for using Kansa wands
The instructions for using Kansa wands are classified based on how to use it on face, body and foot.
How to use Kansa Wands on Face
- Wash the face and pat it try.
- Moisturize the face with any essential oil.
Place the copper face of the Kansa wand on the facial skin and start moving in Zig-Zag movement giving mild pressure.
- Massage the face in circular motions on forehead.
- Make gentle and tiny circle around the eyes.
- Massage the cheek bones in circular moves and move on to cheeks
- Circle the wand around the mouth and then chin.
- Make small circles starting from the earhole and move it downwards towards jaw line.
- You can start with doing it on right side or left side and move on to other side.
It will take about 15 to 20 minutes maximum to massage the face.
How to use Kansa Wands on Foot
- Wash the legs and pat it try.
- Moisturize the foot with any oil
Kansa wands on foot will be very much comforting to the clients. The soft contour of the bronze bowl relaxes the whole foot. Remember, foot connects with all organs in the body. Massaging the foot with a healing tool rejuvenates and nourishes the whole body.
- Start in zig zag manner by massing from the point where the toes ends, horizontally.
- Do it vertically, drawing line from end of the ankles.
- Massage in small circles across the foot.
- Massage in small circles on the foot line (start from side of the thumb and move up to the side of the pinky toe)
Using Kansa Wands on body is similar to authentic Abhyanga, but done with the wand.