Adjuncts to Acupuncture …
- A substance called moxa, derived from the dried leaves of common Mugwort Artemisia Vulgaris is burnt on or near to an Acupuncture point.
How is Moxabustion applied?
- Small balls can be attached to the end of acupuncture needles.
- Small cones are placed on the skin and allowed to smoulder, which are removed before causing discomfort.
- Cigar shaped rolls, lit at one end are moved slowly over particular Acupoints.
What are the effects of Moxabustion?
- Warms Qi allowing greater flow of energy through the point and the energetic body.
- Deeper level work with the “Spirit Of The Point” helping the practitioner to focus on characteristics of a given point associated with its classical name.
- Relaxing, warming, pleasing.
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