Using Moxa instead of acupuncture to help with swelling. There are a multitude of other pressure points you can use, but I use these ones. Music Credit to DJ Nill.
The moxa box is one of several ways we utilize the mugwort herb in treatment. The loose fiber is rolled into a ball and burned, held above by a screen, with the smoke directed downward. The entire area is warmed and the moxa's healing properties are left behind on the skin.
boite a moxa, utilisation de la boite à moxa en moxibustion sur le carré des lombes.
1929 moxa cautery has been developed to improve cerebral health by applying moxibustion on three pressure points: the head, under the neck, and on the abdomen. It is the best thermal cautery for cerebral moxibustion conceived to help mental and physical health which is important to improve cerebral functions. Usage : Moxa cautery for cerebral & whole body moxibustion Features Heat control, portable function, small quantity of smoke, special mineral for radiating infrared rays, six magnets of 500 gauss, and thermal acupuncture effect projection Materials Pure copper, tourmaline coating, stainless steel Constitution : 1929 moxa cautery, Two pouches, 30 moxa rods Made In Korea
Avi Magidoff shows direct moxa and explains that size does not matter, the moxa grains do not have to be super small, tightness does mater: the moxa grain should be light and fluffy and not tight. Detailed written explanation is offered on www.acupuncturemedical.org/professional-corner/hands-on-hara-diagnosis/friendly-advice-gathas/ www,acupuncturemedical.org
We use several types of moxa in our clinic; stick moxa, smokeless moxa, box moxa, needle moxa. Cinnabar Acupuncture Clinic & Spa is the the Original Asian Medical Spa(TM) located in a quiet community of 4S Ranch in San Diego, CA. http://www.CinnabarAcupuncture.com