What is moxibustion?
Mugwort leaves are dried and ground into small sticks or cones called moxa (similar to incense), which are then lighted and used to warm points on your body and relieve a variety of conditions.
“Moxibustion can travel through the 12 meridians, which carry energy throughout the body. “It is able to regulate qi and blood, dispel cold, warm yang, and prevent diseases to maintain overall well-being.”
How is moxibustion done?
Direct moxibustion is when your practitioner places moxa cones directly onto your skin. Is indirect moxibustion, when the burning moxa doesn’t directly touch your body.
Your therapist can:
Hold the moxa about an inch away from your skin.
Put the moxa on top of another therapeutic material, such as ginger, salt, or a bamboo “moxa box” before placing it onto your skin.
Does moxibustion hurt?
No! With indirect moxibustion, the moxa never touches your skin. And even with direct moxa, you should only feel heat and warmth, not pain.
What is moxibustion used for?
“Moxibustion is usually good for cases where the disease is brought on by cold pathogens
- Joint pain.
- Organ prolapse.
- Gastrointestinal issues.
- Menstrual cramps.
Kr 13.000 – 60 min