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Moxibustion Summary

Description: The burning of a small, thimble sized, smoldering plug of dried leaves on the SKIN at an ACUPUNCTURE point. Usually the plugs contain leaves of MUGWORT or moxa.

Also Known As: Moxabustion

Networked: 788 relevant articles (121 outcomes, 173 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Moxibustion is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 13 outcomes 10 studies in 89 results
  2. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma) : 9 outcomes 5 studies in 30 results
  3. Breech Presentation : 8 outcomes 16 studies in 37 results
  4. Stroke (Strokes) : 6 outcomes 10 studies in 33 results
  5. Ulcerative Colitis : 6 outcomes 9 studies in 18 results
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Drugs Related to Moxibustion

  1. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  2. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
  3. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  4. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)
  5. Cytokines
  6. salmeterol drug combination fluticasone (Advair)
  7. Oxytocin (Pitocin)
  8. Interleukins
  9. Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine)
  10. Tablets
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Therapies Related to Moxibustion

  1. Acupuncture Points (Acupuncture Point)
  2. Electroacupuncture
  3. Oral Administration
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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