This book is a practical handbook of moxibustion for modern practitioners and students to use in everyday clinical settings. It contains techniques and treatments from classical works including the Huang Di Nei Jing (Yellow Emperor's Inner Classic) and from modern clinical trials.
Included are sections on how to grow and prepare moxa from mugwort, how to use needle moxa, moxa boxes, liquid moxa, and mosa plasters and pastes, moxibustion's functions and uses, preventive therapy with moxibustion, prescriptions for specific conditions, recipes for moxa ointments, and use of specific acupoints in moxa therapy. There are over 100 photo illustrations that illustrate every aspect of preparation and patient care. The practical, useable nature of this book will help many practitioners increase the effectiveness of their moxibustion treatments.