MOXIBUSTION


 

What is the Moxibustion? Moxibustion ( Chinese: 伮法/ jiu fa ) is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy that consists of burning dried Mugwort ( Moxa ) on particular points on the body. It plays an important role in the traditional medicine systems of China, as well as Tibet, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Mongolia. Moxa uses to warm regions and meridian points with the intention of stimulating circulation through the points and inducing a smoother flow of blood and Qi ( Energy ).

Benefit of Moxibustion are as follows:  

- Warms whatever is cold = Eliminate cold from the body as it on the exterior or in the interior
- Eliminate dampness from the body
- Soften indurations in the muscle tissue, hard knots due to over use and relieve contracture
- Returns to homoeostasis and resistance to disease
- Regulation of bowel elimination and autonomic nervous system
- Improve blood circulation, mobility, sleep, general well-being and hormonal secretion
- Increase energy
- Reduce inflammation and relieves pain
- Skin become clear
- Invigorating metabolism
- Activate parasympathetic nervous system

Moxa Technique are as follows:  

- Cone moxa
- Rice grain moxa
- Elephant moxa
- Bamboo ( Ontake ) moxa
- Indirect moxa