Alt: Asian Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine
A Natural Guide to Weight Loss That Lasts
Paperback ISBN: 0380809052
A Chinese doctor who specializes in the practice of traditional Chinese medicine introduces readers to a straightforward and healthy method for achieving permanent weight loss by strengthening the bodies internal organs. Original.
The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing
Guarding the Three Treasures
Hardcover ISBN: 0877739293
Introduces readers to the traditional Chinese approach to health and healing, explaining practices for maintaining good health, techniques of diagnosis, and methods of treatment. 15,000 first printing.
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
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.
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 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.
How to See Your Health
The Book of Oriental Diagnosis
Paperback ISBN: 0870404679
Explains the principles of Yin and Yang, the processes of Oriental diagnosis, and the ways pressure, touch, and sight may be used to detect medical disorders sometimes overlooked in examinations by conventional physicians