Moxibustion

Moxibustion

Moxibustion is a Traditional Chinese Medicine technique that involves the burning of mugwort, also known as Artemis Vulgaris or Ai Ye.  Mugwort’s properties includes increasing blood flow and circulation to the area, reducing pain and inflammation.  Research has shown that it acts as an emmenagogue, an agent that increases blood circulation to the pelvic area and uterus and stimulates menstruation.  There is direct or indirect moxa depending on how the mugwort is used on the patient’s body.

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