Definitions for "Moxibustion"
The application of heat to an acupuncture point, either by moxabustion or by use of an electrical source of heat.
The burning of the dried herb mugwort, in stick or cone form near the surface of the skin to promote the movement of Qi, relieve pain, strengthen the flow of Blood, and maintain health.
A technique using various applications of heat by burning the herb Artemesia vulgaris to stimulate acupoints. Burning moxa gives off mild and constant heat which effectively penetrates the tissues. It has a pungent smell.