How Moxibustion Works

Moxibustion is a therapeutic method by burning combustible materials or applying some drug-compress or drug-plaster over the acupoint or affected area to produce warm-hot stimulation to the patient, which acts on the acupoint or the affected area and is conducted though the channel so that the equilibrium of the bodily physical function would be adjusted.

The moxibustion is applied widely, which may be employed for either acute diseases, heart syndromes, diseases of the channel, and exterior syndromes, and diseases or the viscera. It may serve to the warm the meridian to expel cold, to promote blood circulation to cause analgetic effect, to relieve depression to qi to remove obstruction, to dispel wind to relieve the exterior syndrome, to recuperate yang and rescue the patient from collapse (resurrect), to reinforce middle-jiao and replenish qi, to prevent diseases and keep healthy, and so on. In clinical practice, moxibustion is applied in treatment of arthraglia due to wind-cold-dampness, dysmenorrheal, abdominal pain and diarrhea, prolapsed, visceroptosis, enuresis, cold, hernia, collapse, and shock, as well as carbuncle at the first stage or with untractable ulcer, and some other disorders.

Conditions Successfully Treated:

  • Acute diseases
  • Heat sundromes
  • Exterior syndromes
  • Diseases of the channel
  • Diseases of the viscera
  • Blood circulation
  • Chronic or acute pain
  • Depression and emotional issues
  • Reinforcement of middle-jiao
  • Arthraglia (pain in a join) due to wind-cold-dampness
  • Carbuncle (boil/inflammation of skin)
  • Dysmenorrheal (painful mestruation)
  • Abdominal pain and diarrhea
  • Prolapse of the visceroptosis (intestines and bowel)
  • Incontenance
  • Cold hernia
  • Collapse and shock
  • Intractable ulcer

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While each location offers Chinese Natural Therapies, there may be select services offered at each location on limited days.  Choose the Metro Detroit location more convenient for you and your schedule. The Dearborn, Wyandotte, and Clawson Offices are here to assist you.  Please always feel free to call with questions.