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Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages What is Moxibustion? Moxibustion is a commonly used modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is the burning of a Chinese herb, ai ye (Artemisiae argyi), on or near the skin.  Through the warming quality of this herb, moxibustion treats and even prevents illness.  It is not simply the warmth which  Read more »

Moxibustion Techniques

Moxibustion Techniques

Moxibustion Techniques Moxibustion is an ancient technique that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years.  It has a variety of applications such as easing pain, warming cold accumulation, regulating digestion, promoting blood flow, soothing menstrual cramps and turning breech babies to name a few.  Moxibustion not only has a variety of  Read more »

Prepare for Labor

Prepare for Labor

Acupuncture In Pregnancy Acupuncture is an excellent way to help your body prepare for labor.  Weekly sessions during the final month of pregnancy, beginning around week 36, can help prepare the mother for an efficient childbirth.  I mean really, labor isn’t something we need to draw out! In fact, research has shown that first time  Read more »