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moxibustion

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Etymology

Blend of moxa and combustion.

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moxibustion

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moxibustion (s)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The burning of moxa against the skin to treat pain or illness.
    • 1998, Lin Zhan, "Xi Young Hong: Health Practice in Chinese Older Women", in Lin Zhan (editor), Asian Voices: Asian and Asian-American Health Educators Speak Out,[1] Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ISBN 978-0-7637-0922-8, page 36:
      Traditional Chinese medicine includes herbal remedy, diet therapy, use of animal secretion and organs, acupuncture, massage, moxibustion (the application of a burning moxa plant to skin), and other folk methods.

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