Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp 257–260

Modern progress of mechanism of moxibustion therapy

  • Zhang Jun-feng 张峻峰
  • Wu Yao-chi 吴耀持
Critical Review

DOI: 10.1007/s11726-005-0257-1

Cite this article as:
Zhang, J. & Wu, Y. J. Acupunct. Tuina. Sci. (2006) 4: 257. doi:10.1007/s11726-005-0257-1


Moxibustion therapy is one of the external therapeutic methods. In the present article, the pharmacological and physical actions of moxibustion therapy, and the effects of moxibustion therapy on immune system, blood circulation, inflammation, and body metaboly were reviewed.

Key Words

MoxibustionReview LiteratureAcupuncture-Moxibustion


灸法是中医学的外治法之一, 本文从灸法的灸法的药性作用和物理作用, 灸法对免疫系统、 血液循环和炎症的影响, 以及艾灸调节机体代谢的作用等方面进行综述。



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Jun-feng 张峻峰
    • 1
  • Wu Yao-chi 吴耀持
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Acupuncture, Tuina and TraumatologyPeople’s Sixth Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiP. R. China