Moxibustion (moxa) is a form of heat therapy in which the dried herb Artimisia vulgaris or “mugwort” is burned at specific acupuncture points on the body near the surface of the skin in order to trigger natural healing responses. This kind of stimulation has been shown to boost the immune system, lower the effect of inflammatory factors and increase cerebral blood flow. It can prevent diseases, keep general good health and it is very good for pain and stiffness relief as well as help breech births.