Moxibustion, or "Moxa" is a form of Heat Therapy based on the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and has been used to prevent and cure diseases for more than 3000 years.

The Radiant heat from the Moxa is applied over acupuncture points and other specific areas of the body in order to warm the area so as to ease pain, stimulates Qi and blood flow, promote warmth, body circulation, and the expelling of cold and damp, in order to restore balanced function in the body.

Moxibustion is especially useful in treating situations of deficient Qi or yang energy, and in any condition where cold is a predominant feature. It can also help improve the immune system, help prevent diseases and maintain overall well-being & health.

Summer Hill Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine use a variety of Moxibustion techniques to address a wide range of conditions, and it can be particularly beneficial for Menstrual problems such as pain, irregularity & cramping, back & knee pain, digestive problems and arthritis, for example

Not only is moxibustion therapeutic but it feels wonderful, warming and comforting.