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Moxibustion Therapy at Sin Kang TCM

MOXIBUSTION

SIN KANG TCM

Moxibustion is a type of heat therapy in which “moxa” (a substance made from the dried leaves of the herbs mugwort or wormwood) is burned on or near the skin's surface to warm the meridians, stimulate Qi flow, dispel cold and dampness, and strengthen the immune system.

Moxibustion FAQ

Moxibustion FAQ

  • How much is each session of moxibustion?

    Each session of moxibustion will set you back $158 (60 minutes).

  • ​Is it possible to shower after moxibustion?

    After therapy, avoid taking showers or baths.

  • ​Does moxibustion have any side effects?

    A small, cone-shaped amount of moxa is placed on top of an acupuncture point and burned in direct moxibustion. The patient will feel a nice warming sensation that penetrates deep into the skin, but there should be no discomfort, blistering, or scarring unless the moxa is applied for an extended period of time.

  • ​Does moxibustion have any side effeacts?

    A small, cone-shaped amount of moxa is placed on top of an acupuncture point and burned in direct moxibustion. The patient will feel a nice warming sensation that penetrates deep into the skin, but there should be no discomfort, blistering, or scarring unless the moxa is applied for an extended period of time.

  • ​Moxibustion vs acupuncture: which is better?

    What is the difference between acupuncture and moxibustion?

    Moxibustion is a technique for heating acupuncture sites on the body by burning a herb close to the skin. This technique can be performed alone or in conjunction with acupuncture (acupuncture literally means “acupuncture-moxibustion” in Chinese).

    The treatment impact of acupuncture and moxibustion were assessed in studies, and found that they were more successful in treating symptoms than Chinese herbal medication, western medicine, and placebo treatment (sham-acupuncture).

  • ​What are the drawbacks of moxibustion therapy?

    Moxibustion, has certain drawbacks, including the risk of burns from high heat. In direct moxibustion, the moxa comes into direct touch with the skin, whereas in indirect moxibustion, a buffer such as ginger, garlic, or salt is placed between the skin and the moxa.

  • ​Is moxibustion really effective?

    Although moxibustion is commonly used in clinical practice as a symptomatic treatment for a variety of conditions, including arthritis, gastrointestinal problems, gynecological complaints, and stroke rehabilitation, its clinical effectiveness is researched , and many experts believe in its biological plausibility.

  • ​What can moxibustion be used to treat?

    Moxibustion is used to treat pain caused by injury or arthritis, particularly in “cold” patterns when discomfort is relieved by applying heat. Problems with digestion and bowel movements. Breech presentation in late-term pregnancy, among other gynecological and obstetrical disorders.

  • What does moxibustion do as a TCM treatment?

    Moxibustion is an external treatment that uses moxa wool to bake acupoints. It is based on the philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Moxibustion has been used to prevent and heal ailments for over 2500 years and can dredge meridians and regulate qi-blood.

  • WHAT TO EXPECT

    If you're tired of relying on medication to relieve pain, consider trying Moxibustion. You can expect to feel a deep sense of relaxation and rejuvenation during the session. This therapy can help to reduce pain and inflammation, improve circulation, and boost the immune system. In addition, it can help to reduce stress and promote relaxation, which can improve sleep and overall mood.


    There are three varieties of moxa:

    First, mugwort cones are lit after being put on the skin during direct moxibustion. They are taken out before the epidermis is feels any burning sensation. The danger of burning is much lower with indirect moxibustion, so it is more frequently used.

    Secondly, a moxa stick is held over the treatment area until the region turns red, then it is removed. About 3 to 4 centimeters should separate the moxa stick from the epidermis. A certified TCM practitioner would be able to watch the moxa stick heat up and estimate the length of the treatment.

    Thirdly, Mud Moxibustion is a natural and effective way to promote overall wellness. This traditional Chinese therapy uses heated mud and moxibustion to stimulate circulation, reduce inflammation, and promote relaxation.

    One treatment cycle typically consists of 12 sessions (20-30 minutes per session). The doctor will provide advice based on the requirements of each patient.


    If you're looking for a natural and effective way to relieve pain and promote overall wellness, Moxibustion may be just what you need.

    Ready to experience the benefits of Mud Moxibustion for yourself? Book a session today and discover the natural healing power of this traditional therapy.

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