Meaning of 灸

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Pinyin: jiǔ
English Definition: moxibustion (TCM)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ jiǔ ] long ago; a long time
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
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Example Words
针灸 zhēn jiǔ acupuncture and moxibustion; to give or have acupuncture and moxibustion
艾条灸 ài tiáo jiǔ stick moxibustion; poling (TCM)
艾灸 ài jiǔ moxibustion (TCM)
艾炷灸 ài zhù jiǔ cone moxibustion (TCM)
艾条温和灸 ài tiáo wēn jiǔ gentle stick moxibustion (TCM)
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Example Sentences
Introduce the origins and development of moxibustion techniques.
Explain the meaning of needling and moxibustion techniques and its important position.
Function: it is a circle moxibustion tool specially made of mental . So it is also called warm canister moxibustion .
We use the healing powers that a person's body naturally possesses, and within the general trend toward a more 'natural beauty' our acupuncture is very well accepted.
Great attention was paid to therapeutic method of pyro -moxibustion , and some amazing and mature achievements are created, such as eliminating cataract with bronze needle etc.