Moxibustion and Cupping

Lighting mugwort for a moxibustion treatmentIf you are interested, Moxibustion (Moxa), Cupping or Guasha may be incorporated into your session when indicated and appropriate for your condition.

Moxa: application of heat to acupressure points

  • Purpose: stimulating and warming
  • Benefits: immune system, alleviates diarrhea, promotes labor, and more

Cupping: applied suction to acupressure points

  • Purpose: disperse stagnation, increase circulation
  • Benefits: chronic tension, headaches, and bruises

Guasha: applied scraping to soft tissue pathways


  • Purpose: disperse stagnation, increase circulation
  • 
Benefits: pain, fever, cough

Cupping tools