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Moxibustion is another form of Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapy. It is the process of applying heat into the body by burning a Chinese herb that has been used for thousands of years to help resolve cold conditions. There are many techniques to do this and the type used would depend on the condition being treated. Moxibustion or “moxa” is commonly used to help with pain conditions where there is cold constriction like arthritis that feels worse with cold, neuropathies in the limbs, systemically, it can improve low energy and boost the immune system.
One of the unique properties of the herb used, called Ai Ye or Artemesia or Mugwort is that it has the ability to enter all twelve meridians of the body. So even if you are treating in one area, you can also see benefit throughout the system.