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Tao of Health, Sex & Longevity, The

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Explores, in light of modern science, the balanced and comprehensive system of health care used by Chinese physicians, martial artists and meditators for over 5000 years.

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Drawing on original Chinese sources and years of personal experience, the author introduces the philosophy of Tao and gives detailed, practical information on:

  • diet and nutrition, including sample menus
  • food combining, and detoxifying the body
  • specific foods and juices as treatments for a wide range of diseases (including such modern Western concerns as hypertension, cancer, infertility, herpes, and AIDS)
  • fasting and excretion
  • breathing exercises
  • physical exercises for long life, total relaxation, and general health
  • acupuncture and massage techniques
  • Taoist birth control
  • sex therapy
  • bedroom arts and techniques to ensure complete satisfaction for both partners (considered essential for good health and long life)
  • herbal aphrodisiacs and other sexual aids
  • meditation - turning essence into energy and energy into spirit

With many helpful charts and clear illustrations, The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity makes the ancient "Way" easily accessible to those seeking the latest in New Age health care.

Author Reid, Daniel P.
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 416 pp.
Publisher Simon & Schuster 1989
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