Artemisia vulgaris plant, used for moxibustion in Asia, 1981
Moxa or Artemisia vulgaris is a plant that, once dried, can be burnt in a treatment known as moxibustion. Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine, moxibustion is believed to stimulate the flow of the life force known as qi (chi) around the body, something considered essential for wellbeing and good health.
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
- Object Number:
- 1981-2080 Pt1
overall weight: x x , , .005kg
- Donated by the East Asia Bookshop and Gallery
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.