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Moxibustion Therapy at 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.


Each session of moxibustion will set you back $128 (60 minutes).

After therapy, avoid taking showers or baths.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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SIN KANG TCM clinic offers traditional moxibustion in Singapore at a reasonable price, starting from $60. We use essential oil essence during our moxibustion treatment for an additional gentle calming effect, giving your senses a little treat.

Come delight your senses with our moxibustion therapy, book an appointment today!

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