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By Leslie J. Franks

A complete handbook for utilizing crystals, gem stones, and stones to deal with actual, emotional, and religious healthiness conditions

• comprises an in depth Materia Medica detailing the therapeutic and non secular homes of 2 hundred crystals and stones in keeping with Classical chinese language Medicine

• Explores the position performed by way of the colour of every stone, its Yin and Yang characteristics, crystalline constitution, chemical composition, and topical and inner applications

• Explains how you can make stone and crystal elixirs, put on stones as therapeutic jewellery, use them in therapeutic massage and effort paintings, and cleanse and recharge them

• in accordance with the oral teachings of Dr. Jeffrey C. Yuen, a Taoist priest from the traditional lineage of the Jade Purity institution (88th new release) masters

In addition to herbalism and acupuncture, chinese language drugs has a wealthy culture of utilizing stones as medication, handed from iteration to new release for millions of years. during this entire advisor and broad Materia Medica, Leslie J. Franks offers the Stone drugs teachings of Dr. Jeffrey C. Yuen, an 88th iteration Taoist priest from the traditional lineage of the Jade Purity college, which dates to the Han dynasty, 206 BCE.

Detailing the healing houses of two hundred gem stones, stones, minerals, and crystals, Franks starts off with an intensive examine 15 varied varieties of quartz, by means of chapters on transformative stones, protecting stones, nourishing stones, resource strength stones, and alchemical stones. She explains the actual, emotional, and non secular stipulations every one stone can deal with and the way their colour, shape, hardness, and full of life traits have an effect on us in accordance with chinese language medication. She discusses the way to make stone and crystal elixirs for inner and topical use, find out how to cost quartz with the therapeutic houses of different stones, the way to cleanse and recharge a stone after use, and the way to mix stones to create therapeutic formulation for person stipulations. She explains varied options of donning stones as therapeutic jewellery and the way to take advantage of them in therapeutic massage and effort paintings. She examines the chemistry and sacred geometry of crystal constitution, revealing how the minerals inside the stones have an effect on our body structure by means of aiding our Jing (Essence); via nourishing Qi (energy), blood, and fluids; and through clearing Wind, chilly, Damp, and warmth stipulations which can result in illness.

Including an intensive primer on conventional chinese language drugs and subsidized via smooth medical learn, this e-book explains how stones entry our inner most layers, vibrating ever so slowly, to start up deep lasting switch.

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Even at this rather primitive point of functioning, the massive gut could make the excellence among nutrient and waste. the massive gut fulfills the yang element of letting move and relocating on. Organ Interactions huge Intestine–Lung: steel elemental pair huge Intestine–Stomach: Yangming zonal pair precept: keep watch over Fluids; do away with waste Earth Stomach—Yang Earth: the root of Postnatal Qi the tummy is liable for the creation of Postnatal Qi. Classically, the tummy was once given a place of primary significance. Our ability to suppose nurtured starts having the ability to obtain and approach nutrients. nutrition itself serves as a big a part of the bonding technique. in the course of the digestive technique, the tummy has the 1st chance to prioritize foodstuff, sending what it doesn't are looking to the Small gut for extra processing. If the rotting and ripening strategy of digestion isn't really functioning good, the tummy can't produce the Grain/Gu Qi that helps the genera- StoMed. indd forty-one tion of Lung Qi and, for this reason, Postnatal Qi. total, the Stomach’s vector of strength is descending to advertise digestion. the tummy has the $64000 accountability of manufacturing Fluids. during this capability the ascending vector of the Stomach’s yin pair, the Spleen, brings the skinny transparent Fluids/exocrine fluids upward through the trajectory of the tummy meridian to moisten the nostril, lips, tongue, eyes, and ears. In classical literature the tummy additionally has accountability for the preliminary construction of Blood. The time period abdominal Yin refers back to the mucous lining of the full digestive tract. Organ Interactions The Stomach’s principal position supplies it effect over all of the inner Organs. Stomach–Spleen: Earth elemental pair Stomach–Large gut: Yangming zonal pair Stomach–Liver: from time to time, while the Liver Qi is tight it might invade the tummy, inflicting signs equivalent to belching, nausea, bitter reflux, vomiting, or hiccups. precept: Digestion; “rotting and ripening” Spleen—Yin Earth The Spleen’s basic accountability is to remodel and shipping. It transforms nutrition that has been ingested into anything invaluable for the physique after which transports the end result to the realm of the physique the place it may be such a lot necessary or most simply eradicated. This method is often called “separating the transparent from the turbid. ” The Spleen’s lively vector is ascending. It helps the upward circulate of fluids to moisten the mucous membranes of the Lungs and the sensory orifices. This ascending vector helps our constitution to boot. A prolapsed urinary bladder or uterus or poorly toned musculature is indicative of a weak point within the Spleen’s ascending vector. The heaviness implied by way of the notice prolapse is a clue to what occurs while the Spleen is just too susceptible to accomplish its activity of transformation and transportation. We turn into Damp, or heavy, and certainly, the Spleen is the organ so much broken through Dampness. The Spleen can be answerable for generating the “red substance” that turns into Blood, and for supplying the structural integrity to “keep the Blood in its 1/5/16 6:11 PM 42   A Primer of Classical chinese language medication banks.

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