Moxibustion Treatment is a form of fire heat treatment that stimulates specific acupuncture points of the body. The term is derived from the Japanese ” mogusa ” meaning herb (mugwort) and the Latin “bustion” meaning burning. The purpose of moxibustion conducted by Acupuncture Specialist, as with most forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is to strengthen the blood, stimulate the flow of qi, and maintain general health.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, moxibustion is commonly used by Acupuncture Specialist on people who have a cold or stagnant condition. The burning of moxa is believed to expel cold and warm the meridians, which leads to smoother flow of blood and qi.
Moxibustion Treatment It has been clinically effective for treatment of common conditions such as acute and chronic pain (frozen shoulder, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome), digestive upset (diarrhea, IBS), women’s disorders, and sexual dysfunction (impotence, decreased libido).