Packet of moxa caps, Japan, 1980-1985

Moxa caps, Japanese, 1980-1985.
A packet of moxa caps, designed to be placed on the heads of acupuncture needles. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, herbs are burnt in the cap, and the heat from the burning herbs travels through the acupuncture needle into the body.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1980-1985
Inventory number :
2002-448