acupuncture moxibustion

Moxibustion (or Moxa for short)

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Moxibustion is the burning of the dried leaves of a herb commonly known as Mugwort (the botanical name is Artemesia vulgaris). It comes in various forms: Loose herb, which is slowly smouldered in a special box called a ‘moxa box’, small compact cones that may be placed over a slice of ginger, garlic, or a bed […]

Acupuncture first treatment

What to expect at your first treatment.

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At your first treatment there will be a lot of talking! We’ll want details about your current complaint and your overall health. We’ll want some information about your eating habits and your appetite, your energy, your sleep, and other stuff like that. We’re also going to ask you about your bowel movements and menstruation (if […]