Earliest illustrations of moxibustion treatment. By at least a century, moxibustion pre-dates the earliest bronze models from the Song dynasty used to understand locations of meridians and points in acupuncture. Therapeutic moxibustion, applying Artemisia cautery techniques, treats illnesses and strengthens the Qi of the body. It is a prevalent modality in Chinese medicine.
Six fragments now survive
Although not consecutive:
Juan I, II, III, IV, V, VI
From the remaining fragments of
moxibustion illustration and text,
18 diagrams can be distinguished.