San Fu Heavenly Moxa | Allergic Asthma Formula

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San Fu Heavenly Moxa | Allergic Asthma Formula

15.00

Formulation based on Qing Dynasty doctor Zhang Lu's original formula. Best for individuals presenting with allergic asthma like symptoms such as asthma, chronic cough, chronic bronchitis, chronic rhinitis, allergies, chronic arthritis, etc.

Each packet contains enough ground raw herbs to create 3 applications of approximately 8 balls for each of the 3 San Fu days in summer. 

INGREDIENTS: Yan Hu Suo, Xi Xin, Ma Huang, Gan Sui, Bai Jie Zi

PRODUCT WEIGHT: 6g

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HEAVENLY MOXIBUSTION AND SAN FU  DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

Mugwort is not the only type of "moxibustion" used; there has been a resurgence of Heavenly Moxibustion in recent years - a practice dating back to the Qing Dynasty that has become the subject of a number of clinical trials. Instead of mugwort, the treatment uses herbs ground into a powder, mixed with fresh ginger juice into a paste, and taped to points to treat asthma, lung disorders, and allergies which affect the upper respiratory system. The treatment is traditionally done on specific days in summer according to the Chinese calendar and Daoist astrology- hence the name "heavenly" since it is in part based on where we are in the heavens at that time of year.

2016 San Fu Dates

  • Sunday, July 17th
  • Wednesday, July 27th
  • Wednesday, August 6th
  • Tuesday, August 16th

Suggested Points

  • Day 1: Ding Chuan, UB12, UB13
  • Day 2: DU14, UB14, UB20
  • Day 3: UB11, UB23, UB43

For more info, point prescription explanations, date calculations, and an in-depth discussion of the studies done on San Fu, please look at the seminal work of Dr Lorraine Wilcox, "Moxibustion: A Modern Clinical Handbook".