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Moxibustion

Moxibustion is a type of treatment that involves burning mugwort leaves.


What is moxibustion?

Moxibustion is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been practiced in Asia for thousands of years, long before acupuncture. Moxibustion is a technique that involves burning a natural herb called moxa, commonly known as mugwort (Artemesia Vulgaris), on a patient's skin, either indirectly or directly, to stimulate the acupuncture meridians beneath. The patient will feel a pleasant heating sensation that penetrates deep into the body during moxibustion, restoring blood flow and the vital energy known as Qi.


What does moxibustion treat?

Moxibustion and acupuncture treatments combined can be very effective for a variety of diseases and conditions, including back pain, muscle stiffness, headaches, migraines, tendonitis, arthritis, digestive disorders, anxiety, and female health issues like menstrual cramps, irregular periods, and infertility. We will examine your condition and needs, as with all of our services, and build an individualized care and treatment plan to help you get the best possible results.



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