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5 Chinese Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home

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30Apr 6 Comments
5 Chinese Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home

5 Chinese Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home

Chinese medicine teaches that the health-promoting compounds in plants can be used to treat imbalance and improve your health.   The Chinese medicine classics chronicle thousands of herbs, teas, and foods known and their healing qualities.  Here are five medicinal plants...

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28Jan 4 Comments
Daoist Masters - Master Lin Reads The Book of Heaven

Daoist Masters – Master Lin Reads The Book of Heaven

During my years as a wandering Daoist, I spent some time at Taiqing Temple on Jiugong Mountain in Hubei Province (湖北省,九宫山,太清宫). It was there I met Master Lin (林道长)。   I had been at the temple for a year when...

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7Jan 3 Comments
Bigu - Daoist Fasting

Bigu – Daoist Fasting

One of the most interesting things about Daoism is that it does not draw a line between spiritual and physical health. Daoist martial arts, qigong, and meditation all make changes in the body as a form of spiritual practice.  ...

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1Jan 9 Comments
4 Simple Qigong Exercises to Get You Through the Winter

4 Simple Qigong Exercises to Get You Through the Winter

Qigong is a traditional Chinese wellness practice that combines mindful body posture, breathing, and visualization.  The word "qigong" (气功) is made up of two Chinese characters.  The first character “qi” (气)is the natural energy that gives us life.  In traditional...

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18Dec 2 Comments
Eating for Winter

Eating for Winter

Did you know that food can be used as medicine? Knowledge of the effects of different foods can be used to keep your body in balance and prevent illness as the seasons change.   In the winter, Yin is dominant...

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11Dec 1 Comment
Daoist Masters - Flying Legs Kuang

Daoist Masters – Flying Legs Kuang

Ever wonder where Wudang kung fu’s amazing kicks came from? It’s time to meet Flying Legs Kuang. Wordpress is evil There is a saying that all Daoist martial artists in China know. It is “Guo in the south, and Kuang...

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13Nov No Comments
How Chinese Foot Baths Can Improve Your Health

How Chinese Foot Baths Can Improve Your Health

The Importance of the Feet Feet are the foundation of the body’s energy system, yet they are an often overlooked part of the body.   One-quarter of the body's bones are in the feet, and over 72,000 nerve endings. Six...

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Mountain Climbing and Chrysanthemum Wine

Mountain Climbing and Chrysanthemum Wine

The Double Nine Festival October 9th, 2016 on the Western calendar is the 9th day of the 9th lunar month on the traditional Chinese calendar.  It is the day we celebrate the Double Nine Festival.  The ancient divination manual, the...

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15Sep 1 Comment
Daoist Masters - Doctor Ye

Daoist Masters – Doctor Ye

In the spring of 1999, I was 19 years old, and living as a wandering monk. In my travels, I came to the Zhongnan Mountains (钟南山) in Shaanxi Province. I visited Louguantai Temple (楼观台) where it is said that Laozi...

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