Yuqing Lin1, Shuchan Zhang1, Wenbin Li2
1Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, China
2Shaanxi Province Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xi'an, China
Cotton moxibustion is a traditional therapy originated from Chinese folk. It uses absorbent cotton as the heat source. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that it has the functions of antipyretic and penetrating pathogens, dispelling the lungs and relieving the surface, promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, dispelling stasis and dredging collaterals, and dampness convergence. It has good clinical efficacy in refractory skin diseases such as viral skin diseases, chronic inflammatory skin diseases, and neuroparesthesia skin diseases. This article summarizes the application of cotton-tipped moxibustion in dermatology, and provides some theoretical basis for the development and application of cotton-tipped moxibustion.
Cotton Moxibustion, Skin Disease, Clinical Application
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