There are herbs from traditional Chinese medicine that can be used as tonics safely and economically to maintain youthful vigor and health.
(NaturalNews) There are several adaptogenic herbs from traditional Chinese medicine that can be used as tonics safely and economically to maintain youthful vigor and health. Because virtually everyone can benefit, the Reishi mushroom will be discussed briefly in this in this article after a quick summary of Part I.
But this is not a subject to be glossed over lightly. One should consult a practitioner of Chinese or Ayurvedic medicine, or a qualified herbalist while furthering one’s understanding of other herbs for long term self application. If you’re interested, you can start your research using the “Sources for more information” section below this article.
Adaptogenics address the whole body to create internal balance, increasing or decreasing functions as necessary. They can be taken as tonics for a lifetime without side effects. There are three basic aspects of the human condition being balanced known as Chinese medicine’s three treasures.
This candle metaphor describes these three treasures. The wax body of the candle is Jing, which is the body’s physiological energy foundation or reservoir. The flame is Qi or Chi, the body’s daily functioning energy. Shen is the light from the candle’s flame depicting one’s spiritual and emotional tone.