by Ralph Forde (9781856752763)

Ralph Forde
Release Date: June 2008
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Publisher: Hachette Livre
ISBN: 9781856752763
ISBN-10: 1856752763

"The Book of Tibetan Medicine" is the most comprehensive guide to this ancient integrative healing system. This book provides a thorough overview of the origins and practices of Tibetan medicine and explains how it can contribute substantially to maintaining a healthy mind and body. You will learn how to balance your body, mind and spirit through natural techniques such as diet, behaviour, yoga, herbal cures and medicines derived from natural sources. With an indepth look at contemporary ailments, such as stress and alergies, this highly accessible book brings the ancient discipline of Tibetan traditional medicine into the here and now, and shows you how you can use it to improve your wellbeing.
Contents: Introduction. Chapter 1 The Origins of Tibetan Medicine. Cultural links. Historical background. Chapter 2 Foundations. Including: The Three Constitutions. Pulse Diagnosis. Divination. The Five Tastes. The emotions. Buddha families. Chapter 3 Environment. Including: Organics. Pollution. Plants. Pesticides. Chapter 4 Vital Force. Including: Health promotion. Spiritual intelligence. Vitality. Relationships. Personal legend. Chapter 5 Food and Diet. Including: Eating alkaline. Herbs. Teas. Traditional cures. Chapter 6 Therapy. Including: Massage. Tapping the emotional freedom technique. Herbal baths. Sexuality. Chapter 7 Inner Space. Including: Psychiatric medicine. Meditations. The Five Tibetans. Mantra. Psychic channels. Chapter 8 Compassion. Including: Spiritual approaches. Tibetan masters. Sacred symbols. Medicine mandalas. Puja. Mantra.
Author Biography: Ralph Quinlan Forde is a holistic medical consultant and health writer and a qualified herbalist and aromatherapist. He writes for Ultimate Health magazine, What Medicine, The Independent on Sunday and New Scientist.
Promotional Information: The first illustrated book on Tibetan medicine. Brings the world's oldest integrative healing system into the present by combining a historical overview with practical guidance.

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