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An Illustrated Handbook of traditional Chinese Health Preservation

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Language: English
Format: Papercover
Page: 340
Publication Date: 09/2010
ISBN: 9787119039138
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Ancient Chinese civilization accumulated a wealth of experience in health preservation, much of which has been handed down to the present day. An Illustrated Handbook of Traditional Chinese Health Preservation draws on documents of traditional Chinese and Tibetan medicine, cultural relics and archeological findings to present 26 sets of pictures regarding qigong, daoyin, diet and living habits, dating from the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) to 1911. It also provides a brief introduction to the birth, development, changes and practice modes of each method.
This book was compiled by leading experts on the documents and literature of traditional Chinese medicine. The pictures, mostly photocopied or reproduced from the originals, are all exquisite and rare works of the past, and demonstrate the distinctive traditional Chinese characteristics of this approach to health care.
The book may serve as a reference for those who wish to practice the exercises to preserve health and prolong life, as well as a valuable data source for lovers and researchers of traditional Chinese health preservation.
Translated from nearly 100,000 characters in the Chinese edition, the book contains about 700 pictures and adopts a format of 150×223 mm.
Table of Contents
PREACE
PREFACE 1O Till ENGliStl EDITION
1 NSCRIPTION FOR TH E CIRCULATION OF QI ON A JADE PENDANT
DAOYIN EXERCISES
FIVE ANIMAL FROLICS
SIX-CHARACTER FORMULA FOR TREATING DISEASES IN THE INTERNAL ORGANS
YI]IN]ING
TIANZHU MASSAGE
LAOZI MASSAGE
HEALTH PRESERVATION IN THE FOUR-VOLUME
MEDICAL CODE OF TIBETAN MEDICINE
TWENTY-FOUR-SEASONAL-DIvISION-POINTS SEATED
EXERCISES FOR CURING DISEASES
CHEN XIYI'S SLEEPING EXERCISES
EIGHT-SECTION BROCADE STANDING EXERCISES
EIGHT-SECTION BROCADE SEATED EXERCISES
TWELVE-SECTION BROCADE EXERCISES
XIAOYAO ZI DAOYIN METHOD
VARIOUS DAOYIN EXERCISES OF THE IMMORTALS
DAOYIN EXERCISES OF ANCIENT IMMORTALS
NINE-STEP EXERCISE FOR PROLONGING LIFE
FACE MASSAGE EXERCISE
INTERNAL EXERCISE
EIGHT-SECTION BROCADE EXERCISE FOR PHYSIQUE BUILDING
OI-REGULATING EXERCISE TO
FOSTER EXTERIOR VIGOR
BREATH-GULPING EXERCISES FOR
REMOVING DISEASES
THE 18 STANDING FORMS IN EIGHT SECTIONS OF BADUANJIN
THE TWELVE SUPPLEMENTARY INTERNAL EXERCISES
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS OF YI]IN]ING
TWELVE MASSAGE METHODS
EXERCISES IN SITTING POSITIONS FOR TREATING MALADIES
An Illustrated Handbook of traditional Chinese Health Preservation
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