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NEEDLE CAPS PKG10
Fits over the metal handles of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean needles. Air holes allow even burning of moxa. Needle thickness of 0.20 mm or thicker are recommended for use with moxa needle caps. Pkg of 10 caps.
Note: The thicker #28 and #30 gauge Chinese needle handles will not fit these caps.
Direct moxa, indirect moxa, and needle moxa should always be administered and used under the direction or supervision of a qualified practitioner.
Do not leave patient unattended during any moxa use.
Do not use moxa on the face, soft skin, or other sensitive body areas. Do not use moxa on infants or young children. Do not use moxa on patients who are not able to detect the sensations of heat or pain (i.e. elderly, patients with nerve damage, etc).
When using needle moxa, a protective shield, (i.e. aluminum foil), must be placed under and around the needle to protect the skin from loose or falling moxa ash.
When using moxa rolls, the burned ash must be frequently removed by gently tapping the side of the roll against a suitable container. For patient safety, do not use moxa rolls or any moxa product if damaged or cracked.
Always ignite stick-on moxa first and then apply to the point. If heat becomes uncomfortable, remove or move moxa to another location. If used incorrectly, redness or a small heat blister may appear after application.
Moxibustion (moxa) should only be administered under the direction or supervision of a qualified practitioner. To ensure safety, do not use moxa products that are damaged or cracked.
Instruct patients to communicate any uncomfortable sensation of heat immediately. Remove moxa immediately if patient indicates that heat sensation becomes uncomfortable. Improper use can result in skin redness or blisters.
Moxa is contraindicated for use on the face or on other sensitive areas, on infants or young children, or on patients unable to sense heat or pain (e.g. the elderly, or those with nerve damage).
It is strongly recommended that you use protective barriers with any moxa product that provides them in the box of moxa product.
Needle Moxa – Protect skin around and under the needle from potential falling ash with the use of a protective barrier such as aluminum foil.
Moxa Sticks (Rolls) – Remove the ash frequently by gently tapping the side of the stick against an ashtray or other suitable container.
Stick-on Moxa – Always ignite stick-on moxa first and then apply to patient. If heat becomes uncomfortable, remove or move moxa to another location immediately. It is strongly recommended that you use the included protective barriers when using stick-on moxa. It is strongly recommended that you apply a layer of burn cream to the patient’s skin before applying stick-on moxa.