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2. Moxa in the East?

The Chinese character for mugwort is part of the pair that makes up the word acupuncture. The two have been used hand and hand for more than 2,000 years. Practitioners of Chinese medicine use moxibustion to increase the flow of qi (chi) throughout the body's meridians or pathways; the cornerstone of traditional Chinese medicine. Blockages of chi are believed to ultimately manifest as physical and mental health problems.

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