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What is Moxibustion?

You might have me mention Moxibustion as a treatment option. This unfamiliar term needs some definition and clarification for most. So, what is it? Moxibustion is defined as a form of heat therapy that involves burning the dried moxa plant and leaving it on or very near the skin’s surface, thus promoting the flow of “qi” and eliminating certain

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What is Moxibustion and How Can it Help

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that incorporates numerous methods for treating disease and illness. One of the tools found in the toolbox of the Traditional Chinese medicine practitioner is known as moxibustion.

This technique involves the burning of mugwort, known as “moxa”, which is an herb that facilitates healing. The purpose of Moxibustion is to

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Moxibustion & Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of Moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with Menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used Moxibustion, another modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The study

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