warming or moxibustion of the points with special sagebrush cigars or cones
Moxotherapy is a moxibustion of bioactive points (BAP) with sagebrush cigars, but not in the proper sense of the word; more exactly, energy channels (meridians) are warmed through BAP.
The Chinese technique of moxotherapy is a non-contact moxibustion. For these purposes cigars from sagebrush fibers are rolled and wrapped in thin paper. A cigar is fired and rotated slowly above the affected part of the body. The smoldering sagebrush cone is sometimes placed on a slice of ginger or garlic to intensify the effect. In order to warm up a larger part of the body (small of the back, abdomen), a box with medicinal plants for moxibustion is used.
The Japanese technique of moxibustion is a contact method of moxotherapy. In this case, medicinal plant
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