Moxibution & Acupuncture Points For insomnia treatment - IJOOU Smart Moxa Therapy

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Moxibution & Acupuncture Points For insomnia treatment - IJOOU Smart Moxa Therapy

Moxibustion is an effective means of treating insomnia. Moxibustion is a form of acupuncture that has been used by therapists and doctors for thousands of years. It improves the flow of Qi, which is the energy in the body, by the heating moxa that causes stimulation in the nerves.

Read Also: What Causes Insomnia?

Moxibustion is well worth a try if you want to reduce the symptoms of insomnia. What are the acupoints for insomnia treatment?

Here is how to relieve insomnia with IJOOU moxibustion device.

Simply place the Ijoou head on following acupuncture points.

1. Yongquan PointThis point is located at the bottom of the foot, at the indentation near the front part, between the second and third metatarsal bones, one-third the the distance from the webs of the toes to the heel. Moxa on Yongquan acupoint cures neurasthenia, insomnia, and multiple dreams.

yongquan point


2. Shenzhu Point: Shenzhu is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Governor Vessel. On the midline of the upper back, in the depression below the spinous process of the 3rd thoracic vertebra .

shenzhu point.


3. Anmian Point:  Anmian (安眠)translates as “Peaceful Sleep”. Located right behind the ear. Immediately behind the ear near the earlobe, there is a small rounded bone which points downwards called the “mastoid process”. Place your finger on the protruding part of the bone, let it slip backwards and it will slip into a depression. From here, slide the finger diagonally up and back about 1 cm towards the base of your skull. This point promotes deep relaxation and can help to relieve insomnia.

anmian point


Moxibustion Time

Moxibustion once a day, about 15-20 minutes each time. Use for a minimum of 4 weeks to see beneficial effects.



For More moxibustion therapy information, please download the "iJoou" Appijoou app icon from Appstore ( for iOS user), or from Google Play on your smart phone.





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