Precautions for Moxibustion therapy

1. Avoid using moxibustion with the pattern of excess heat or fever due to Yin deficiency. But, it can be used earlier during high fever associated with acute mastitis.

2. Avoid using scarring moxibustion on the face, mammary papilla and places with large vessels.

3. Avoid using moxibustion on the abdomen and lumbosacral area of pregnant women.

4. Avoid using moxibustion in the stormy weather or when there is lightning, thunder and heavy rain.

5.  Avoid using moxibustion when a person is drunk or moody or angry or starving or too full after having a big meal.
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