Moxibustion is a technique from Traditional Chinese Medicine, and it originated alongside acupuncture. Moxibustion is a technique used to heat up acupuncture points, and has both direct and indirect methods. Moxibustion can also be used to warm up acupuncture needles, by securing it to the needle's handle—a technique called kyutoshin. Moxibustion involves fire and smoke, … Continue reading What is moxibustion?
Tui na is an ancient form of medicine that we all perform, to some extent. When you get a headache and rub your temple, you are performing tui na. You might not know which acupuncture points you are activating, but you are definitely utilizing the local and superficial energetics of your body in order to … Continue reading What is Tui Na?