Moxibustion is an external heat therapy that is used to correct imbalances in the body.
Moxibustion encompasses a wide variety of Traditional Chinese Medical herbs, but Mugwort Leaf/Floss is the most common herb used. The herb is burned near or on acupuncture points and/or affected areas of the body. The herb produces a broad spectrum infrared beam when burned that can penetrate deep into the body and trigger a variety of healing responses.
Moxibustion is excellent for increasing circulation and alleviating the discomfort of arthritis. It can do this by quickening the blood, warming the tissue, and breaking up stagnation, drying dampness and stopping pain.
Moxibustion has a long history dating back further than Acupuncture. There are many different forms and techniques of moxibustion used in our clinic with great success.