moxibustion در کلینیک طب سوزنی شیراز
Moxibustion in Shiraz Acupuncture Clinic

Moxibustion is one of the most traditional and most commonly used supplementary techniques used by acupuncturist over the time. Moxibustion includes the ignition of mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) to be kept burning near the body. It will warm the special points directly or indirectly to induce the therapeutic effects. The herbal punch can be directly inserted on the skin at certain points or be held by acupuncture needles at the acupoint. In other cases a roll of moxa will be held by hand or some other devices near the skin to warm it. In addition to its warming effects, the smoke itself has some therapeutic effects. Moxibustion is indicated in decreasing pain, improving musculoskeletal injuries (such as joint problems, sport injuries, frozen shoulder, etc.), promoting healing of skin diseases, boosting and warming the body and resolving fatigue.