The translation of moxabustion means smoke and fire. This technique is used in conjunction with acupuncture. A cluster of mugwort ( herb: artemisia vulgaris) is placed on top of acupuncture needles. Once burned, heat that is generated from the healing properties of mugwart, penetrates through the skin, into the meridians to deeply warm bones and reduce musculoskeletal pain. You may have seen this technique on television? It looks like smoke or incense burning on top of acupuncture needles.

Like acupuncture, moxabustion, eliminates pathogens and boost the immune system. The combination is excellent to increase energy levels, raise red blood cells and T - cells counts, stops uterine bleeding and is very helpful in treating yeast issues in the body. One of moxabustions most unique and scientifically documented affects is to turn an inverted fetus to prepare for birth. The technique is applied to U. B. 67, outside of a mothers fifth toe or little toe.

People love the combination of acupuncture and moxabustion treatments because of its wonderful restorative and relaxing affects. It feel very nourishing to receive and people often request when scheduling their appointments.

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