Herbal patch for San Fu Immunity Moxa

San Fu Immunity Moxa

San Fu Immunity Moxa is a preventative practice in Chinese medicine that dates back to the Qing Dynasty (1600s), based on the traditional Chinese medicine theory of “treat Winter diseases in the Summer”. It is the topical application of an herbal paste that are placed on various acupuncture points on the 3 most Yang days of the Summer, according to the lunar calendar. This herbal prescription helps to boost immunity and build Yang in the body for stronger body defenses when Winter comes.


San Fu Immunity Moxa may be for you if you have:

  • sensitivity to cold and wind
  • frequent colds, flus and other viral illnesses
  • seasonal allergies
  • asthma
  • allergic rhinitis
  • chronic bronchitis
  • COPD/emphysema

” Qi is in the skin during the Summer”

Why the Summer months? This is the time of year when Yang is at the highest and most available to be nourished and the pores of the skin are open and more receptive to the herbal topicals placed.



Receiving treatment on all 3 days is most ideal, for the series to be more effective.

Cost: $100 for 3 treatments
Payment is required to hold your appointment. Registration is required to hold your spot. Limited spaces available.


  • The herbal paste is mixed and placed on acupuncture points chosen based on your condition and constitution.
  • The paste should be removed after 2 hours (or less if more sensitive).
  • **The herbal paste may cause skin redness, irritation, rash, blistering, increased pigmentation or slight fever.**
  • Avoid vigorous exercise and exposure of the patched areas to drafts/cold for the rest of the day.
  • Avoid seafood, spicy and fried foods for the duration of treatment (between July 15 – August 14).


Please note: San Fu Moxa is not a cure for the illnesses listed on this page. It is a preventative herbal treatment used to help reduce the intensity and occurrence of most acute and chronic respiratory illnesses.


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