- Acupuncture is one important modality used within Traditional Chinese Medicine to promote healing, improve functioning and prevent health problems.
What is Moxibustion?
Moxabustion, or heat therapy, is one common modality used within the comprehensive healing system of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Different forms of dried herbs are ignited and held close to the skin to warm acupuncture points and meridians in order to stimulate the circulation of Qi and blood, promoting healing. The herb most often used for moxabustion is mugwort. Sometimes other herbs are combined with mugwort to address specific conditions.