This continues from Benefits of Direct Moxibustion 3.
4) Regulation of hormone secretion
Hormones are produced in the endocrine system and are important to regulate our body functions. Moxibustion is effective in helping their secretion. It helps regulate secretion, improve health, and increase resistance against diseases.
5) Regulation of nerve function
There are many sensitive areas in the muscles beneath the skin. These can be called reflex points. If we apply moxa cones on the points, it can help regulate the internal organs, cardiovascular system, endocrine system, and so on. When either sympathetic or parasympathetic nervous system loses balance, moxibustion can be useful.
6) Relief of muscle fatigue
Moxibustion helps promote good blood circulation. Muscles require nutrients and oxygen for proper functions. Fatigue waste in the muscles needs to be removed for better blood circulation. Taking rest may be helpful in relieving the fatigue. Applying mona cones helps prevent muscle fatigue as well as relieve muscle fatigue.
7) Regulation of internal organ functions
When there are any disorders in the internal organs, your body will show up responses in the back area of your body. Moxibustion can be applied on the responses to balance disorders.
8) Pain relief
The nerves on and around the pain become tense, compared to those with no pain. Moxibustion helps release the tension of the muscle and vessels, which improve blood circulation. It also removes the causes of fatigue and pain. It helps remove numbing or extremely sensitive senses.
9) Improvements of constitution through longterm moxibustion
When you develop the habit of applying moxibustion on yourself on a regular basis for long years, you will find that your constitution has improved. It helps increase weight for lean people and lose weight for overweight people. It helps improve emotional states. It also helps promote good sleep since the disorder of the autonomic nervous system has improved. It helps improve weak constitution, and thereby people develop strong resistance against diseases. It helps improve menstrual disorders, infertility and erectile dysfunction and so on. It is effective in treating paralysis, warts, corns, bumps, etc.