Moxibustion, also called moxotherapy, is an acupuncture technique that consists of applying heat directly or indirectly to the skin, using a stick wrapped with medicinal herbs such as mugwort, for example.


In Chinese medicine, it is understood that the heat applied to the skin, through this technique, can release the flow of energy accumulated in some parts of the body, known as meridians. The release of this energy can help in the treatment of some physical diseases such as back pain, migraine and arthritis, as well as assist in the recovery of mental well-being.


However, it is not recommended to perform the moxibustion technique at home, it must be done by a trained professional, in specialized clinics and with the authorization of a doctor, so that the results are positive and beneficial.