Definition of moxibustion in English:


Line breaks: moxi|bus¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒksɪˈbʌstʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
(In Eastern medicine) the burning of moxa on or near a person’s skin as a counterirritant.
More example sentences
  • Currently, we have actively introduced Oriental medicine for the treatment of a wide range of diseases using Chinese medicines and acupuncture or moxibustion.
  • In Oriental medicine acupuncture and moxibustion are being utilized for the purpose of stopping preterm labor.
  • By making a differentiating diagnosis, practitioners can choose the best method of applying acupuncture, moxibustion, herbs, Qigong or massage.

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