Acupuncture and moxibustion (Zhenjiu针灸) is a branch of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that mainly involves the theory of meridians, location, usage, indications and combinations of acupoints, needling manipulations and application of ignited moxa in the treatment of disease through regulation of qi, blood and visceral functions. Acupuncture is an important component procedure in TCM that prevents and treats diseases by means of needling certain acupoints located on the body with metallic needles.