Moxibustion | 灸
Moxibustion is a type of heat therapy in which “moxa” (a substance made from the dried leaves of the herbs mugwort or wormwood) is burned on or near the skin's surface to warm the meridians, stimulate Qi flow, dispel cold and dampness, and strengthen the immune system.
This pain-relieving heat therapy improves blood circulation and qi flow in the body, as well as overall health.
It is used therapeutically for:
- Relieving cold or stagnant conditions like clammy hands
- Reducing Female physical pain (ie menstrual cramps)
- Pre/post pregnancy care
- Cold tingling joints
- Fertility problems
- Arthritic pain
- Excessive Fluid retention
- Feelings of coldness
- Low immunity
- Digestion problems
- Debilitating conditions, such as weakness and fatigue