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Breech Baby

Breech Baby

Moxibustion in the Treatment of Breech Baby   Moxibustion is a technique commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  This ancient treatment modality dates back thousands of years.  Today moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is used for a variety of applications.  Commonly, moxa is used to treat pain conditions such as arthritis, menstrual cramps, digestive disorders,  Read more »

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 »