〰️ 5 surprising ways to use moxa 〰️

〰️ 5 surprising ways to use moxa 〰️

It’s no surprise that we are obsessed with moxibustion (or moxa, for short) and we’re spreading the moxa love to anyone and everyone! A TCM herb with the power to heal, boost energy, relieve pain and enhance fertility - moxa is also a great addition to your daily relief rituals - and from the comfort of your OWN home!

Here are a 5 {easy and surprising} ways you can use your moxa at home!

  1. Fertility Support: Given that moxa is nourishing, warming and moving, it’s a great addition to use throughout your cycle when trying to conceive. Multiple acupoints and channels can be enhanced with moxa to achieve a state of balance for conception. 
  2. Breech Baby Presentation: Yes, baby positioning can be affected by the use of this magical herb.  Holding the moxa to a certain point on the baby toe has been shown to stimulate breech babies to turn into the head-down position - wild! We know!
  3. Muscle Pain: Burning moxa can ease types of muscle pain by warming ligaments, muscles and tendons helping blood flow and improving circulation.  Some of the most common areas to use your moxa are the shoulders and knees. Often, muscle pain results from cold being trapped in the body. Moxa dispels the cold, warms the tissues and relieves pain and discomfort.
  4. Menstrual Pain: Moxa’s warming properties are beneficial for womxn who experience debilitating cramping. By moving stagnant blood and dissipating pain, moxa will become an essential part of your period care.
  5. Postpartum Support: The use of moxa during the postnatal period is pretty incredible. Using a technique called the “mother warming” moxa can facilitate recovery after birthing.

Whatever your concern, we know moxa can help and will easily become a part of your self care ritual. Try it today and let us know how we can help!

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