|Dr Michel Gehin
D.O.M. A.P. L.M.T.
1217 White Street
Key West, FL 33040
|Moxibustion is an oriental medicine therapy
utilizing moxa, or mugwort herb. Suppliers
usually age the mugwort are gird it up to a fluff;
practitioners burn the fluff or process it further
into a stick that ressembles a (non-smokable)
cigar. We can keep it close to the patient's skin
with or without acupuncture needles on
Moxibustion is especially effective in the
treatment of chronic problems, "deficient
Practitioners use moxa to warm acupuncture
points with the intention of stimulating
circulation through the points and inducing a
smoother flow of blood and qi, specially in the
pelvic area and uterus.
It is claimed that moxibustion militates against
cold and dampness in the body and can serve to
turn breech babies.
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