Acupuncture is needling. Moxibustion is burning moxibustion on particular points.
The use of acupuncture and moxibustion a.k.a moxa often goes hand in hand, which can be manifested by the Chinese word “针灸”. “针” means acupuncture, and “灸” means moxa.
Warming needles are burning moxa at the tail of acupuncture needles to allow the warmth and therapeutic property of moxa conducted through the needle and permeate into the needled point. Warming needles are the perfect combination of acupuncture and moxibustion, with extensive application.
Am I the right candidate for warming needles?
If you want to achieve the following result, warming needles would be your type of healing modality .
1. To regulate endocrine system and help with all kinds of endocrine disorders, such as menorrhagia, irregular menstruation, menopause syndrome etc.
2. To strengthen international organs' function. Warming needles are very helpful for bloated abdomen, diarrhea and constipation caused by weak spleen, stomach, and all other yang deficient symptoms.
3. Improve immunity. Many people feel tired and sick all the time, although numbers on their physical exams are all within the normal range. We say these people are at "sub-healthy stage". Warming needles can better their physiological and pathological performance, to treat potential problems.
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