Ai Ye (ah-yeah) or mugwort is a Chinese herb that is the main ingredient in moxa. Moxibustion is a traditional medicine technique that predates the acupuncture needle. In the HuangDi NeiJing it states "People who appear physically sound but who are depressed or bitter often develop conditions in the channels and colleterals. One would use acupuncture and moxibustion to treat this."
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