Moxibustion being carried out on patient's back

Moxibustion being carried out on patient's back

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Caption: Moxibustion. View of burning moxa wool on a needle in an acupuncture point, on a patient's back. Moxa wool is made from dried mugwort leaves (Artemisia vulgaris). Sticks of moxa can also be used to heat the skin directly at acupuncture points. Moxibustion is used to warm the body's Qi (life force), mainly in the treatment of conditions characterized by coldness and dampness. Acupuncture was developed in China on the theory that Qi flows along the body's meridian lines. It is believed that diseases are due to a blockage of this flow. Warming the points along the meridians is thought to restore normal flow.

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Keywords: acupunct, acupuncture, alternative, alternative medicine, artemisia vulgaris, back, chinese medicine, complementary, healthcare, medical, medicine, moxa, moxibustio, moxibustion, needle, therapy, treatment, western acupuncture

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