Moxibustion

  • .Great for chronic conditions involving deficiency, weakness and poor circulation- Chronic fatigue, digestive ailments (IBS, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation), infertility and pain conditions.

 

Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy which is applied to specific areas of the body, often acupuncture points, in order to warm the area to ease pain and restore balanced function in the body.

 

General Questions

What is moxibustion? What is it used for?
  • Moxbustion is a warming technique where the application of heat is used to warm acupuncture points or sensitive locations on the body. Moxibustion warms and stimulates blood and qi circulation, removes obstructions in the body’s channels and eliminates ‘cold’ and ‘damp’ in muscles and joints. This is very effective in managing the symptoms of pain and stiffness associated with arthritis, lower back pain, frozen shoulder. Other conditions that respond to heat such as poor circulation, stomach pain and period pain are commonly treated with moxibustion.

    The stimulus provided by heating the acupuncture points improves vitality resulting in general improvement of body function whether it be the immune system, reproductive, sexual, digestive or muscular skeletal system.

How does moxibustion feel?
  • Not only is moxibustion therapeutic but it feels wonderful, warming and comforting. Moxibustion therapy is an excellent substitute for those who are overly sensitive to needle stimulation, children and frail.

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