Moxibustion stick, China, 1988

Large moxa roll wrapped in paper, Chinese, 1988.
A stick of moxibustion herbs wrapped in paper. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, moxibustion treatment gives heat to a point on the body, which makes qi energy flow smoothly. The herbs can be burned on or close to the skin, or on top of acupuncture needles.
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
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