The treatment of disease that applies heat to acupuncture points. The
technique involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, and is
used to stimulate stagnant or cold areas of the body. The herb is
burned slowly in various forms (moxa sticks, cones, or warming
cylinders) and held on or near the acupuncture point to warm the
channels in order to move the Blood and Qi.