Recent Examples on the WebSome acupuncturists use a wide range of complementary techniques, such as tui na massage, moxibustion and cupping; others use just one approach.
Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2021 On a trip to Hong Kong, Tsai filmed Lee as embers of burning mugwort leaves fell painfully onto his back and shoulders during moxibustion, a traditional Chinese therapy.
Dennis Zhou, The New Yorker, 28 Aug. 2021 There, dogs and cats are inserted with needles paired with mild electric currents, followed by a moxibustion treatment that heats up dried mugwort herbs to stimulate particular acupuncture points.
Houston Chronicle, 6 July 2018 Homeopathic pellets for headaches, essential oil on my feet for sleep, moxibustion for sore muscles...
Rachelle Robinett, Bon Appetit, 3 Apr. 2017
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