Moxibustion Therapy

Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy that involves the burning of dried mugwort (moxa) on or near specific points on the body. The heat generated during moxibustion is believed to stimulate the flow of Qi (energy) and blood, promoting healing and balance in the body.


Discuss the benefits and effectiveness of the modality, especially how it can complement other treatments.

Reduce Pain

Enhance Immune Function

Improve Blood Circulation


The principles behind moxibustion align with the broader concepts of TCM, which focuses on balancing the flow of Qi (energy) in the body.

Conditions Treated

Conditions we often see in our clinic that moxibustion can help treat. 

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Pain Management

Stop or eliminate painful conditions such as headaches, knee pain, foot pain, abdominal pain & Sciatica

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Digestive Issues

Treats constipation, diarrhea, bloating, indigestion, acid reflux, and nausea

Female Reproductive

Menstrual Issues

Regulate your menstrual cycle leading to regular periods, no cramping or pain & PMS symptoms

Sleep Disorder

Sleep Disorders

Sleep longer and deeper with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

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Low Energy

Increase your energy and digest food better for increased vitality.


Anxiety & Depression

Feel emotionally better and more grounded with less mood swings.

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More powerful when combined


Moxibustion, a traditional Chinese Medicine therapy can be seamlessly integrated into a holistic treatment plan alongside modalities such as acupuncture and nutritional therapy. When combined with acupuncture, moxibustion enhances the therapeutic effects by promoting warmth and stimulation of energy flow.

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 Moxibustion is generally not painful. People may feel a warming sensation during the therapy. Practitioners adjust the intensity based on the patient’s comfort.

Moxibustion is used to address a range of conditions, including musculoskeletal pain, digestive issues, gynecological disorders, and immune system support. It is often chosen based on the individual’s TCM diagnosis.

Yes, moxibustion is frequently combined with acupuncture to enhance the therapeutic effects. The synergy of these modalities is believed to provide comprehensive benefits.

While some forms of moxibustion can be self-administered, it is generally recommended to seek the guidance of a qualified practitioner for personalized and safe application.

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