What is San Fu Tian Jiu (San Fu Moxibustion)?


San Fu Tian Jiu (San Fu moxibustion,三伏天灸) practice dates back to Qing Dynasty. it is a topical prescription of traditional alternative medicine. According to the traditional Chinese medicine theory "winter diseases cured in summer", topical drugs are patched on the back of patient in the initial Fu Day in Chinese lunar calendar (most hottest days in summer); the drug infiltrates through the acupuncture points and achieves the effect of disease healing and prevention. San Fu Tian Jiu helps dredge meridian, promote blood circulation and boost the immune system.

San Fu Tian Jiu can be applied to the treatment of bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, pulmonary heart disease, chronic cough, repeated colds, chronic sinus, pharyngitis and many other pulmonary diseases.

Rheumatism and rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis; chronic gastroenteritis, chronic gastritis, stomachache, ulcer disease, chronic diarrhea; infantile anorexia and enuresis; headache, neck shoulder pain, abdominal pain, dysmenorrhea and other cold diseases. 

San Fu Tian Jiu is the application of a medicinal paste to acu points to treat mentioned diseases. The paste causes irritation to the points, and is usually applied three times on certain days during the hottest time of the year. Apart from the use of San Fu Tian Jiu, acupuncture and Chinese Cupping are also applied as assistant treatments. If you are suffering from the above listed chronic complaint, now is an important time to regulate your body and restore the body functions.


Dr Chak Hong Lui of Ines Medical is a qualified practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine including Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Remedy. If you are looking for some treatment, contact Dr Lui and talk to him about Chinese medicine and acupuncture on +853 6201 6108 or office@inesmedical.com.

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What is San Fu Moxibustion?