Raw Chi: Balancing the Raw Food Diet with Chinese Herbs

Raw Chi: Balancing the Raw Food Diet with Chinese Herbs

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ISBN-13: 9781583948583
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 09/30/2014
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,024,002
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

REHMANNIA DEAN THOMAS is an initiate of the earliest official system of plant-based therapy in human history, now known as the Gate of Life lineage of tonic herbalism. He received an eight-year training as personal apprentice to master herbalist Ron Teeguarden, first attaining the status of teamaster, eventually working with Teeguarden at Dragonherbs in Santa Monica, CA, as head alchemist at the elixir bar. Thomas holds a Master Herbalist degree from Natural Healing College, studied TCM diagnosis at Alhambra Medical University, is a UC Master Gardener, and founded Shaman Shack Herbs in 2006. He also created the first online course on tonic herbology. Thomas is currently designing tonic herbal elixir products for various companies.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Introduction: The Flame of Life 1

Chapter 1 Raw Energy 5

Chapter 2 Gathering Chi 9

Chapter 3 The Yin and Yang of Chi 15

Chapter 4 Chi Is Carried in the Blood 21

Chapter 5 The Spleen: Valve of the Driving Force 25

Chapter 6 Raw Foods, Herbs, and Chi: Understanding the Equation 31

Chapter 7 Chi Herbs 39

Chapter 8 Women: Yin and Blood 55

Chapter 9 Men: Yang and Chi 67

Conclusion 77

Appendix: Methods of Using Herbs 79

Endnotes 85

Index 87

About the Author 93

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