Moxibustion is a therapy that uses moxa wool, or moxa wool mixed with other herbs to treat and prevent disease. The moxa is made from the leaf of Chinese mugwort which is warm in property and smells fragrant. It is easy to ignite and combusts relatively slow. The heat is mild and moxa ash will not disperse and drop. When the ignited moxa is placed on the body surface, heat can penetrates deep into the affected location without damaging the skin. It can warm the meridians, invigorate the flow of qi and blood, strengthen the body's resistance to disease and elminate evils from the body.

Moxa Cone

  Some of treatment modalities and their functions are:
Moxibustion with ginger:

Indicated for symptoms caused by weakness and cold of spleen and stomach, muscle skeleton disease and other symptoms due to yang deficiency

Moxibustion with ginger

Moxibustion with salt:

Usually applied at the umbilicus, it is effective for the collapse-syndrome of stroke.

Moxibustion with salt
Mild-warm moxibustion:

Suitable for all the syndromes indicated by moxibustion.

Mild warm moxibustion
Sparrow-pecking moxibustion:

Indicated for numbness and pain in the limbs.

Sparrow-pecking moxibustion
Moxibustion with warming needle:

Combined use of acupuncture and moxibustion. Usually used in conditions such as stroke that can benefit from both techniques.

Moxibustion with warming needle