Monthly Archives: February 2018


What is Moxa?

What is Moxa?

This month’s blog post is written by our acupuncturist Anu. I often get asked by patients when they walk into the clinic room, “What’s that smell?” or “What’s that?” as they point to the moxa stick on the table. Moxibustion or Moxa is a focused heat therapy technique that involves burning a herb called Mugwort over specific acupuncture points, to positively stimulate the body in a...

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