Moxibustion has also been around for thousands of years in Chinese medicine. Moxa is composed of mugwort leaves and can be burned in a cigar shaped stick that is passed back and forth, it can be formed into cone shapes, or burned in a moxa burner.
Moxa can be used for a variety of purposes, which often improves circulation, warms and dispels cold, restores balance and reduces pain. It is used for chronic conditions, digestive issues, pain, infertility and many other conditions, under guidance of a practitioner.
Moxa can be used to reposition a breech baby, mostly done in conjunction with acupuncture. The correction of breech baby presentation has been corroborated by research.