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Moxibustion Therapy

Moxibustion (Moxa) is a form of heat therapy used to warm and stimulate specific acupuncture points on the body. Heat is created by burning moxa, derived from mugwort leaves, a member of the chrysanthemum family, and applying it either directly or indirectly to the skin. Moxa is considered to induce a gradual localized vasodilatation response.

Benefits of Moxibustion

In addition to increasing local blood flow, moxibustion is extremely comforting and creates a feeling of deep relaxation. Some of the things we treat with moxa include:

  • Joint pain and arthritis

  • Muscle Pain

  • Headache

  • Menstrual Pain

  • Infertility

  • Ovarian Cysts/Endometriosis

  • Hypothyroidism

  • Digestive Disorders

  • Fluid retention

  • Lowered immunity

  • Breech presentation

  • Postpartum recovery