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Moxibustion ( Chinese: 灸法/ jiu fa ) is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy that consists of burning dried Mugwort ( Moxa ) on particular points on the body. It plays an important role in the traditional medicine systems of China, as well as Tibet, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Mongolia.


Moxa uses to warm regions and meridian points with the intention of stimulating circulation through the points and inducing a smoother flow of blood and Qi ( Energy ).

The Benefit of Moxibustion are as follows:

- Warms whatever is cold = Eliminate cold from the body as it on     the exterior or in the interior

- Eliminate dampness from the body

- Soften indurations in the muscle tissue, and hard knots due to   overuse and relieve contracture

- Returns to homeostasis and resistance to disease

- Regulation of bowel elimination and autonomic nervous system

- Improve blood circulation, mobility, sleep, general well-being, and   hormonal secretion

- Increase energy

- Reduce inflammation and relieves pain

- Skin becomes clear

- Invigorating metabolism

- Activate the parasympathetic nervous system        

The Moxa technique are as follows...

- ​Cone moxa

- Rice grain moxa

- Elephant moxa

- Bamboo ( Ontake ) moxa

- Indirect moxa

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