Moxa is instantly recognisable by its very pungent scent, but like Marmite you either love it or hate it. It is excellent for warmingand stimulating circulation. It is especially loved by those patients who tend to feel cold and also commonly used to turn breeched babies. If you are scent sensitive it is best to mention this to your practitioner as there are also smokeless varieties of moxa. As a practitioner I have found it effective for some chronic conditions that are worse with damp, cold weather. If required, some patients are given a moxa stick to use at home with complete instructions on how to use it in between treatments. This promotes the effects of healing between treatment