Origin of moxa
Examples from the Web for moxa
In these tubes they sometimes placed lighted tobacco and blew down upon the part affected after the manner of a moxa, I suppose.
From the application of the moxa as a cure for physical ills to its application for the cure of bad boys is a natural step.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
The other remedy, or that known as the dam, is akin to what is known in Western surgery as a “moxa.”Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier|T. L. Pennell
Larrey recommends with the same view, after the application of moxa, the use of the aq.
Upon returning home, it was burnt deeply with moxa; and miraculously enough the eye got well immediately.A Japanese Boy|Shigemi Shiukichi