Moxibustion is an externally applied Traditional Chinese Medicine technique that has been used throughout Asia for centuries. This technique involves the burning of the herb Mugwort on or near the skin and is believed to facilitate healing in Chinese Medicine practice.
There are several different methods of applying moxibustion and often it will be used in conjunction with acupuncture. The technique used will depend on the diagnosis and treatment plan for the patient.
Consult your practitioner to discuss whether or not this ancient technique might be useful for you.