Alt: Asian Medicine
Greatest Kan and Li
Gathering the Cosmic Light
Paperback ISBN: 1620552310
"A fully illustrated guide to the most advanced Kan and Li practice to birth the immortal spirit body and unite with the Tao Details how to merge energy at the Heart Center to birth the immortal spirit body, allowing you to draw limitless energy from the Cosmos Explains how to establish the cauldron at the Heart Center to collect cosmic light, activate the Cranial and Sacral Pumps, and align the Three Triangle Forces Discusses the proper Pi Gu diet and herbs to use with Kan and Li practice Reveals how to expel the three Worms, or "Death Bringers," that can imbalance the three Tan Tiens, leading to misdirection in your sexual, material, and spiritual goals After mastering the Inner Alchemy practices of Lesser Kan and Li and Greater Kan and Li, the advanced student is now ready for the refinement of the soul and spirit made possible through the practice of the Greatest Kan and Li. With full-color illustrated instructions, Master Mantak Chia and Andrew Jan explain how to establish thecauldron at the Heart Center to collect cosmic light, activate the Cranial and Sacral Pumps, and align the Three Triangle Forces. They detail how merging energy at the Heart Center then leads to the birth of the immortal spirit body, uniting you with theTao and allowing you to draw limitless energy and power from the Cosmos. The authors explain the proper Pi Gu diet and herbs to use in conjunction with Kan and Li practice and provide warm-up exercises, such as meditations to expel the three Worms, or "Death Bringers," that can imbalance the three Tan Tiens, leading to misdirection in your sexual, material, and spiritual goals. Revealing the ancient path of Inner Alchemy used for millennia by Taoist masters to create the "Pill of Immortality," the authors show that the unitive state of oneness with the Tao made possible through Kan and Li practice represents true immortality by allowing past and future, Heaven and Earth, to become one"--
The Warrior As Healer
A Martial Arts Herbal for Power, Fitness, and Focus
Paperback ISBN: 0892817968
A comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the herbal formulas traditionally used in martial arts for healing injuries, increasing vitality, and focusing meditation.Â â€¢ Over 100 authentic Chinese formulas.Â â€¢ Complete instructions for preparing your own decoctions, medicinal wines, pills, and salves.
The Book of Ginseng
And Other Chinese Herbs for Vitality
Paperback ISBN: 0892814918
A doctor of pharmacology examines the healing properties and immune-boosting power of vitalizing plant substances, including ginseng, that have been valued in Chinese medicine for thousands of years.
A Samurai Physician's Teachings on the Way of Health
Paperback ISBN: 159030988x
"Unlike other samurai of his time, Kaibara Ekiken (1630-1714) was concerned less with swordsmanship than with how to maintain and nurture the healthy mind and body upon which martial techniques and philosophy depended. While serving as the chief medical doctor and healer to the Kuroda clan, he came to a holistic view of how the physical, mental, and spiritual lives of his patients were connected. Drawing from his medical practice, the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, and his life experience, Ekiken created Cultivating Ch'i as a guide to sustaining health and stamina from youth to old age. Ekiken's advice regarding moderation, food and drink, sleep, sexual activity, bathing, and therapeutic practices is still amazingly intuitive and appropriatenearly three hundred years after this book was written"--
Big Mind - Big Heart
Finding Your Way
Paperback ISBN: 0977142337
This book presents a highly original and accessible pathway to self-discovery and personal liberation. Since 1999 the Big Mind process has been experienced by many thousands of people in seminars across America. Big Mind employs a Jungian voice dialogue technique that enables people to step out of limited self-concepts into awareness of their many different sub-selves (emotions/mental states). In addition to exploration of the more familiar sub-voices like anger and fear, author Zen Master Dennis Genpo Merzel uses this technique to help people access the ever-present Big Mind/Big Heart awareness - the clear, just being awareness and the unconditional compassion that we all can experience. The Big Mind process is now available in book form to bring readers of all backgrounds many benefits including: access to our innate wisdom, compassion and equanimity; openness of mind and ability to shift perspectives; greater presence and empowerment; and appreciation for the wisdom within all of our many sub-selves even ones we tend to dislike or disown, like fear and anger.
book has some highlighting but includes a sealed cd.
Chinese Massage for Infants and Children
Traditional Techniques for Alleviating Colic, Colds, Earaches, and Other Common Childhood Conditions
Paperback ISBN: 0892817976
A leading practitioner of Chinese medicine provides a parents' handbook of simple massage plans that can alleviate most common childhood ailments. â€¢ Effective for colic, bedwetting, asthma, colds, coughs, chicken pox, teething, earache, and other conditions. â€¢ Easy-to-use workbook format with 22 illustrated massage plans and step-by-step instruction allows parents to become active caregivers for their children. For over one thousand years the Chinese have brought comfort, relief, and well-being to their children through a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, system of massage. Now Kyle Cline, a Licensed Massage Therapist trained at Shanghai's prestigious College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, teaches Western parents how to become active caregivers for their children by using Chinese massage techniques to alleviate childhood ailments from the simple (colds, coughs, chicken pox) to the chronic (colic, bedwetting, asthma). Chinese Massage for Infants and Children grounds parents in the basics of Chinese medicine, then illustrates 9 massage techniques, 63 massage points, and 22 complete massage plans. With additional information on a general health plan for all children and on using Chinese herbal remedies, Chinese Massage for Infants and Children can substantially reduce visits to the pediatrician and use of prescription medicines, while improving the bond between parent and child that is at the heart of good health.
Taoist Cosmic Healing
Chi Kung Color Healing Principles for Detoxification and Rejuvenation
Paperback ISBN: 0892810874
Taoist Cosmic Healing teaches the reader how to use the major acupuncture points in the hands to activate, open, and balance the chi meridians throughout the body. This practice allows the student to detoxify and rejuvenate the major organ systems and harness the astral energies of specific stars to heal others. Master Chia also presents for the first time in the West the details of chi kung color therapy.
The Ayurveda Bible
The Definitive Guide to Ayurvedic Healing
Paperback ISBN: 1770850449
A guide to understanding the ancient Indian healing system introduces Ayurveda's three prime qualities, the causes and stages of disease, and the principles of treatment, and also contains a directory of herbs and their recommended uses.
The Spice Lilies
Eastern Secrets to Healing With Ginger, Turmeric, Cardamom, and Galangale
Paperback ISBN: 0892818905
The first book to bring together all the medical, culinary, and historical information on this amazing plant family. â€¢ Provides complete information on a family of spices scientifically proven to improve digestion, lower cholesterol, reduce heart disease and strokes, eliminate free radicals, and relieve nausea. â€¢ Includes more than 40 delicious recipes--from the exotic to the simple--using these spices. Members of the plant family Zingiberaceae, known as spice lilies, have been eaten by the peoples of the Far East throughout history for their healing properties as well as their delicious taste. Recent scientific studies have confirmed the wisdom in these folk practices: ginger, together with its relatives turmeric, cardamom, and galangal, has been found to be effective in treating and preventing a wide number of illnesses. The Spice Lilies is the first book to bring together in one volume all the medical, culinary, and historical information on these four spices. From their ability to stimulate production of saliva, gastric juices, and bile--all of which contain enzymes that digest food--to their noted antibacterial and antiviral effects, all the healing properties of this remarkable plant family are covered. Ginger and turmeric are famous for their ability to prevent arteries from clogging and are known to reduce the effects of rheumatic diseases. Cardamom not only reduces heartburn and freshens breath but also can alleviate coughs. Galangal can make cruciferous vegetables much easier to digest. In addition to providing complete health information on the spice lilies, Susanne Poth and Gina Sauer include more than 40 recipes designed to take full advantage of the healthy and delicious nature of these spices. From Thai soups that highlight galangale's unique flavor to piquant lamb curries, apple chutneys, and ginger cookies, The Spice Lilies will make staying healthy a delicious endeavor.Â