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What is Holistic Healthcare and Why is it Important?

The term ‘holistic healthcare’ gets a lot of airtime but what does it actually mean? What kinds of approaches does it take? And most importantly, where does it stand in relationship to Western clinical medicine and healthcare? In this post, we’ll be taking a look at what holistic healthcare is and why it’s so important.

How to Use Moxa Cones for Moxibustion (and Why)

moxa cones

Moxa cones are easy tools for moxibustion practices and come in a few different types. These little cones can be used in conjunction with acupuncture needles or directly on the skin and can free you up to do other things while your patient is relaxing. Read on to find out more about moxa cones and why they’re essential for every moxibustion practice.

5 Things to Consider When Buying Acupuncture Needles

Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years and varies depending on style, country and application. As a result, there are more types of acupuncture needles than you can shake a stick of moxa at. The moment you think you’ve narrowed down the needles you need, another variable crops up. 

Don’t worry, we’re here to clear up the confusion with 5 tips on what to think about when you’re choosing acupuncture needles.