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Moxibustion stick, China, 1988
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Moxibustion stick, China, 1988
Moxibustion stick, China, 1988. Three quarter view
Moxibustion stick, China, 1988. Three quarter view. White background.
Work Type
Therapeutics
Date
1988
Location
China
Material
plant extract
wrapping, paper
Measurements
overall: 209 mm 17 mm, .026 kg
Description
Moxibustion stick, wrapped in paper, for giving longer and deeper local therapeutic penetration by burning over acupuncture needle or point, as used in acupuncture practice in Britain, China, 1988.
A stick of moxibustion herbs wrapped in paper. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, moxibustion treatment gives heat to a point on the body, which makes qi energy flow smoothly. The herbs can be burned on or close to the skin, or on top of acupuncture needles.
Accession Number
ID Number
co143310
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero.
File Properties
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large_1988_1427.jpg
SSID
26312178

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