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Moxa for a breech baby: a demo

Beginning at 35 weeks,  stimulation of acupressure point Zhiyin Bladder 67 with moxa is shown to help turn a baby presenting breech into a vertex position .   Moxa is the dried plant material of mugwart (Artemisia vulgarus) that is pearled into a stick or used loose, and then lit to bring warmth, invigorate the qi and stimulate blood flow to the treated area.    Moxibustion  is most effective when done daily for  5-7 days , twice a day for 15-20 minute intervals.

Check out this video for all the details on how to moxa at home.

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