He considered that the moxa must be admitted, without contradiction, to be the remedy par excellence against rachitis.
Others extended the value of the moxa beyond these affections.
In sacrocoxalgia, in cocygodynia and femero-coxalgia he had excellent results with the moxa.
Larrey recommends with the same view, after the application of moxa, the use of the aq.
As for fevers, why, the moxa is certain to drive away the bad spirits that cause them.
The small cone constituting the moxa is placed upon a part, lighted, and allowed to burn to its base.
From the application of the moxa as a cure for physical ills to its application for the cure of bad boys is a natural step.
The teacher takes a moxa, which I told you is a kind of pith, and sticks it on the naughty child's hand.
The other remedy, or that known as the dam, is akin to what is known in Western surgery as a “moxa.”
But even if the moxa should fail, the attention of the boys could always be drawn to the crematorium.
moxa mox·a (mŏk'sə)
A cone or cylinder of cotton wool or other combustible material, placed on the skin and ignited in order to produce counterirritation.