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Disease relevance of Moxibustion


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Biological context of Moxibustion


Anatomical context of Moxibustion

  • The study was to investigate the effect of moxibustion on the serum IL-2, IL-12 levels and NK cell and ascitic tumor cell activities in H-22 mice with tumor and its mechanisms [9].
  • We found that indirect moxibustion for 1 week could elevate CD3+ and CD4+ T-lymphocytes in normal subjects, whereas decrease relative proportions of CD8+ T-lymphocytes in patients with SLE [10].

Associations of Moxibustion with chemical compounds


Gene context of Moxibustion


Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Moxibustion


  1. Suppression of the DTH reaction in mice by means of moxibustion at electro-permeable points. Tohya, K., Mastrogiovanni, F., Sugata, R., Ohnishi, M., Kuroiwa, K., Toda, S., Kimura, M., Kawamata, J. Am. J. Chin. Med. (1989) [Pubmed]
  2. Observation of curative effects of huatuojiaji in the treatment of 300 cases of apoplexy. Zhang, Y. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (1996) [Pubmed]
  3. Generation of acetyl glyceryl ether phosphorylcholine from the rat skin and muscle tissues stimulated by moxibustion. Nakayama, R., Oda, M., Satouchi, K., Saito, K. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (1985) [Pubmed]
  4. Effect of moxibustion at acupoints Ren-12 (Zhongwan), St-25 (Tianshu), and St-36 (Zuzanli) in the prevention of gastric lesions induced by indomethacin in Wistar rats. Freire, A.O., Sugai, G.C., Blanco, M.M., Tabosa, A., Yamamura, Y., Mello, L.E. Dig. Dis. Sci. (2005) [Pubmed]
  5. Effect of moxibustion on dopaminergic and serotonergic systems of rat nucleus accumbens. Fukuda, F., Shinbara, H., Yoshimoto, K., Yano, T., Kuriyama, K. Neurochem. Res. (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. Mechanisms of acupuncture and moxibustion in regulation of epithelial cell apoptosis in rat ulcerative colitis. Wu, H.G., Gong, X., Yao, L.Q., Zhang, W., Shi, Y., Liu, H.R., Gong, Y.J., Zhou, L.B., Zhu, Y. World J. Gastroenterol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  7. Effects of acupuncture and moxibustion on intestinal motility in mice. Iwa, M., Sakita, M. Am. J. Chin. Med. (1994) [Pubmed]
  8. Therapeutic effects of moxibustion on delayed uterine involution in postpartum dairy cows. Korematsu, K., Takagi, E., Kawabe, T., Nakao, T., Moriyoshi, M., Kawata, K. J. Vet. Med. Sci. (1993) [Pubmed]
  9. Effects of moxibustion at shenque (CV 8) on serum IL-12 level and NK cell activities in mice with transplanted tumor. Qiu, X., Chen, K., Tong, L., Shu, X., Lü, X., Wen, H., Deng, C. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (2004) [Pubmed]
  10. The different immunomodulation of indirect moxibustion on normal subjects and patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Kung, Y.Y., Chen, F.P., Hwang, S.J. Am. J. Chin. Med. (2006) [Pubmed]
  11. Cardiovascular effects of moxibustion at Jen Chung (Go-26) during halothane anesthesia in dogs. Lee, D.C., Lee, M.O., Clifford, D.H. The American journal of Chinese medicine. (1975) [Pubmed]
  12. Inhibition of the cardiovascular effects of acupuncture (moxibustion) by propranolol in dogs during halothane anaesthesia. Lee, D.C., Lee, M.O., Clifford, D.H., Morris, L.E. Canadian Anaesthetists' Society journal. (1976) [Pubmed]
  13. Changes in peripheral lymphocyte subpopulations after direct moxibustion. Yamashita, H., Ichiman, Y., Tanno, Y. Am. J. Chin. Med. (2001) [Pubmed]
  14. Effects of moxibustion on blood pressure and renal function in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Lee, H.S., Yu, Y.C., Kim, S.T., Kim, K.S. Am. J. Chin. Med. (1997) [Pubmed]
  15. Moxibustion at ST36 alleviates pain in complete Freund's adjuvant-induced arthritic rats. Kim, J.H., Kim, H.K., Park, Y.I., Sohn, I.C., Choi, D.O., Kim, M.S., Park, B.R. Am. J. Chin. Med. (2006) [Pubmed]
  16. Therapeutic effect of needle warming through moxibustion at twelve shu points on rheumatoid arthritis. Li, C., Jiang, Z., Li, Y. Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (1999) [Pubmed]
  17. Some effects of acupuncture at Jen Chung (Go-26) on cardiovascular dynamics in dogs. Lee, D.C., Yoon, D.S., Lee, M.O., Clifford, D.H. Can. J. Comp. Med. (1977) [Pubmed]
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