Moxibustion

moxibustion

counterirritation produced by placing on the skin and igniting a cone or cylinder of moxa, a tuft of soft combustible substance popularly used in the orient as a cautery and counterirritant.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Moxibustion&oldid=61529"
First | Previous (Moxalactam) | Next (Moxisylyte) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.