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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2023, 5(6); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2023.050616.

Research progress of moxa smoke


Jiacong Li, Yu Gao, Jinfei Yan, Xinrong Guo

Corresponding Author:
Xinrong Guo

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China


Moxibustion therapy is one of the means of clinical treatment of diseases in traditional Chinese medicine, which has the functions of warm meridian, rejuvenation and solidification, preventive health care, etc., because of its simple and effective characteristics, it is widely used in clinical treatment and preventive health care. However, with the popularity of moxibustion, reports of adverse reactions to smoke produced during moxibustion have attracted attention. In this paper, the research results of moxa tobacco in recent years are summarized by researchers, and the composition, function and safety of moxa tobacco are systematically reviewed, in order to provide a basis for people's scientific understanding of moxa smoke.


moxa smoke; chemical composition; application; security

Cite This Paper

Jiacong Li, Yu Gao, Jinfei Yan, Xinrong Guo. Research progress of moxa smoke. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 6: 103-108. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2023.050616.


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