Moxibustion, Chinese: 灸; pinyin: jiǔ，this Chinese character contain two parts, lower part means fire, upper part means long time; so the meaning of moxibustion is “long time with a fire”.
Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapy using moxa. It plays an important role in the TCM systems.
Moxa is a pungent natural herb. The ignited moxa stick or moxa cone is aimed at the acu-points to produce a feeling of mild heat, the degree of which is determined by a warm and cozy feeling. The heat is persistent and penetrates into the muscle, which can achieve the purposes of preventing and treating diseases by warming and dredging meridians. This also promotes Qi flow, Blood circulation and strengthening body energy.