Moxibustion & The 8th Chinese Solar Term — xiao Man

The eighth Chinese Solar Term is called ‘Xiao Man’, ‘The lesser fullness of grains’. It is the second Solar term in the Northern Hemisphere in Summer. The seed plumpness of the Summer crops starts. It arrives on 20/05/2020. 

The season of hot and humid days commences. Human body could get affected more easily by humidity in Nature and could accumulate excess dampness more easily as well. This is the good time to expel excess dampness in system by doing moxibustion treatment. 

The following acupuncture points could be reference of clearing excess dampness with moxibustion treatment.

Pi Shu, also known as ‘Spleen Shu’, ‘UB 20, BL-20’

Cheng Shan, also known as ‘Mountain Support’, ‘UB57, BL57’.

Feng Long, also known as ‘Abundant Buldge’, ‘ST40’.

Nei Guan, also known as ‘P6’, ‘Pericardium 6’, ‘Inner Gate’

Zhong Wan, also known as ‘CV 12, Ren-12’

Shen Que, also known as ‘CV 8, Ren-8’, it’s in the centre of the navel

Zu San Li, also known as ‘ST 36, ST-36’ 

Feng Long, also known as ‘Abundant Bulge’, ‘ST40’.

Ying Ling Quan, also known as ‘Yin Mound Spring’, ‘SP9’.

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