Smoking a “cigar” in a painful joint
At present, in major Chinese hospitals, warm moxibustion is a fairly common method of external treatment of traditional Chinese medicine. It treats 30 minutes a day for rheumatoid arthritis, cervical spondylosis, tennis elbow, bone and joint swelling and pain, and osteoarthritis.The pain is very effective.
The so-called warm moxibustion therapy is made from the wormwood king of wormwood and traditional Chinese herbal medicine. This cigar-like strip is ignited and blown off the ash. It is smoked and grilled around the body surface through the acupoints or the affected part.Heat penetration, slowly passing through the meridians, has the effect of promoting blood circulation and removing stasis, warming the collaterals, and achieving the effect of curing diseases.
Warm moxibustion is a very convenient traditional external treatment method. Moxa sticks can be bought in pharmacies, and each one costs only about 1 yuan.
When warming moxibustion, treatment is usually performed on acupoints. There are usually maneuvering methods such as maneuver moxibustion, meridian moxibustion, bird moxibustion, and fixed suspension moxibustion. The easiest way is to focus on the pain point and hold moxa sticks.Centimeters in a circle clockwise for circular moxibustion.
Even if you do not understand acupuncture points, moxibustion can help you prevent and treat diseases.
In addition, there is a bird peck moxibustion for pricking at the pain point. The fire head of the moxibustion strip cannot burn the skin, but acupuncture at a short distance to warm the moxibustion Tianying and Ashi points can let the heat and medicine penetrate the skin and penetrate the muscles into the bone.It plays a role in warming blood circulation, relieving stasis and relieving pain.
During treatment, the fire head of Moxa stick is about 2 cm away from the skin, and each treatment is about 30 minutes. The moxibustion time can also be appropriately extended according to the condition, usually once a day, 10 times as a course of treatment.
When the child’s belly is cold, using the traditional Chinese medicine moxa stick to the navel (ie Shenqi acupoint) to treat, the effect will be better.
Generally, maneuvering moxibustion is done 3-6 times, and some children are treated once.
Deputy Director Chen said that when giving the child warm moxibustion, be careful not to burn the skin, and the warm moxibustion time should not be too long, usually about 20 minutes.
Warm moxibustion therapy is mainly aimed at Feng Han Shi Bi and Deficiency Fever.
Therefore, moxibustion is not allowed for those with actual fever, yin deficiency and fever, large blood vessels, and the abdomen and lumbosacral region of pregnant women.
Use with caution in the facial and facial features areas, and in patients with hypertension.