This course will discuss various mechanisms by which heat can heal. It will first retell a bit of ancient moxibustion history; then it will describe points prohibited to moxa; then it will list some precautions to observe when performing moxa; next it will discuss Clinical pearls from Dr. So about doing moxa to certain points, how and when to use them; and finally it will explore some scientific research on the use of moxa.
This is the moxibustion symbol, named after a
Japanese word (mokusa) meaning "burning herb."