Moxibustion at perry family health

What is Moxa?

Moxa, otherwise known as mugwart, artemesia vulgaris or ai ye in Chinese, has a long history of use in folk medicine. It is burned to help improve a variety of health issues.  It is widely used in hospitals and clinics throughout the world and has profound healing effects on many diseases. It is said that moxa is the only herb that vibrates at the same frequency as the human body.

What is moxabustion used for?

Menstruation Problems
Moxa treats heavy menstrual bleeding and uterine bleeding by increasing blood circulation to the pelvic area and relieves menstrual pain. 

Child Delivery
Moxibustion has successfully been used to turn breech babies into a normal head-down position prior to childbirth.

Acupuncture Beats Drugs For Shingles Nerve Pain.  Studies show the true acupuncture group had an effective rate of 94% and the drug group had an effective rate of 86%. Gabapentin (neurontin) is a pharmaceutical medication often used to treat nerve pain, especially in cases nerve pain due to shingles (post-herpetic neuralgia).

Other Uses of Moxibustion Include:

  • Chronic Morning Diarrhea

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Geriatric Health

  • Immune Health

  • Pain Management

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • Urinary Leakage