The moxibustion treatment is an integral part of acupuncture, strengthen the function of a point and it is used in areas which are deficient or blocked, such as with chronic back pain or prolonged digestive weakness.  It can also be used to put warmth into the channel to remove cold blockages for such common conditions like “frozen shoulder”.

Moxibustion involves the burning of the processed mugwort plant (Artemisa Vulgaris), commonly referred to as the Moxa plant.