What is Moxabustion?
Moxabustion is the use of a herb Mugwort/Moxa (Ai Ye in
Chinese or Artemesia Vulgaris in Latin) for healing purposes. Dried moxa
will be burned on (direct) or above the skin (indirect) at acupuncture points.
In Australia most acupuncturists do not use
direct moxa in order to avoid scarring, but rather will burn the herb
indirectly above the skin, like we do at Dr. Li's TCM Clinic. We usually
combines moxabustion with acupuncture.How does Moxabustion work?
We mostly use needle moxa , moxa warmers, or
moxa may be packed onto a slice of ginger or garlic, in salt or on a piece of