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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.

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... and acupuncture analgesia has promoted the acupuncture therapy to the world. Since the founding of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) in 1987,Chinese specialists in acupuncture have been selected three times as the chairman of the Federation. They have ...

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