Colin Chan Moxibustion 灸法

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Colin Chan Moxibustion 灸法
Moxibustion
By: Colin Chan
Moxibustion 灸法
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Therapy that treats and prevent diseases by means of moxa
wool
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Transmit heat to points or other locations of the body, warm
the channels and collaterals, invigorating the flow of Qi and
Blood, strengthen the body resistance and expel pathogens
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Indicated for Wind, Cold, Damp Bi Syndrome,,Weakness
of Qi and Blood, Collapse of Yang Qi.
灸法的作用与原理
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Classification of Moxibustion 灸法
1. Moxibustion with moxa cone 艾炷灸
A. Direct Moxibustion 直接灸:
i. Scaring Moxibustion, indicated for chronic diseases like
asthma, TB and chronic pains (Wound Care Needed)
ii. Non Scaring Moxibustion, indicated for cold and
deficiency disorders like chronic diarrhea and indigestion
瘢痕灸与无瘢痕灸
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Classification of Moxibustion 灸法
1. Moxibustion with moxa cone 艾炷灸
B. Indirect Moxibustion 间接灸 / 隔物灸:
i. Moxibustion with ginger (Ginger-isolated moxibustion,
indicated for symptoms caused by weakness and cold of
spleen and stomach such as abdominal pain, diarrhea,
painful joints and other symptoms due to Yang deficiency
ii. Moxibustion with garlic (Garlic-isolated moxibustion),
has the effect of relieving pain and swelling, indicated early
stage of skin ulcer with boils, scrofula
隔姜灸与隔蒜灸
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Classification of Moxibustion 灸法
1. Moxibustion with moxa cone 艾炷灸
B. Indirect Moxibustion 间接灸 / 隔物灸:
iii. Moxibustion with salt (Salt-isolated moxibustion),
effective for restoring Yang from deficiency shock syndrome,
symptoms of sweating, cold limbs and weak pulse resulting
from acute vomiting and diarrhea caused by cold pathogens,
flaccid type of wind-stroke and post-partum fainting
iv. Moxibustion with monkshood cake, has the effect of
warm and strengthening the kidney-Yang
隔盐灸与隔附子饼灸
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Classification of Moxibustion 灸法
2. Moxibustion with Moxa Stick
A. Suspending moxibustion 悬起灸
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Warming Moxibustion 温和灸: suitable for all syndromes
ii.
Sparrow-Pecking Moxibustion 雀啄灸: suitable for numbness and
pain in the limbs
iii. Circling moxibustion 回旋灸
艾卷灸
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Classification of Moxibustion 灸法
2. Moxibustion with Moxa Stick
B. Pressing moxibustion 实按灸
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This method is indicated for the use in Bi-syndrome of a wind-colddamp pattern and deficiency-cold pattern
艾卷灸
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Classification of Moxibustion 灸法
3. Warm Needle Moxibustion 温针灸
A. Integration of acupuncture and moxibustion
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Used for condition in which both retaining of needle and
moxibustion are needed
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Has the function of warming the channels and promoting the
flow of Qi and blood so as to treat Bi Syndrome caused by
Cold-Damp pathogens and paralysis
温针灸
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Moxibustion with other materials 其他灸法
1. Burning Rush Moxibustion 灯芯草灸
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Remove pathogenic wind, exterior syndrome, promote Qi
flow, resolve phlegm and stop convulsion
2. White Mustard Seed Moxibustion (Seman Sinapis Albae)
白芥子灸
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Induce blister, indicated for subcutaneous nodules, pain and
swelling of the knee joints and wry face
其他灸法
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Precautions of Moxibustion 灸法的注意事项
1. The order of Moxibustion 施灸的先后次序
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Yang channel to Yin channel, Upper to Lower, Back to Front,
Head to 4 limbs
2. Reinforcement and Reduction with Moxibustion
灸疗的补泻法
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Contraindications of Moxibustion 灸法的禁忌
1. Contraindicated in excess heat syndrome, Yin
deficiency with signs of heat
2. No scarring moxibustion on head, face and place that is
close to large vessels
3. No moxibustion on the abdominal and the lumbosacral
region region for pregnancy cases
灸法的禁忌
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Management after Moxibustion 灸疗后的处理
1. Normal to have slight redness of skin on local region
2. Management of blisters: small and big
3. Management of scarring moxibustion (wound care with
medications)
灸疗后的处理
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Principles of Moxibustion 灸的立法
1. Two methods to establish the principle
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Select acupoints according to the location of the disease
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Set the principle as according to the nature of the disease
2. Ways and Cases
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Deficiency: Tonify
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Excess: Disperse
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Diseases of Cold symptoms: Moxibustion
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Prolapsed (Yang exhaustion): Moxibustion
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Moxibustion Prescription 灸的处方
1. Principal Point 主穴
2. Supplementary Point 配穴
3. Simple prescription 小方
4. Complicated prescription 大方
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Moxibustion Prescription 灸的处方
Points prescription includes:
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Regional
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Distant
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Symptomatic
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Specific
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The End
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