Classical Chinese Gems & Stones Medicine:
Dr. Jeffrey Yuen introduces gems and stones as a major components of Chinese medicine in this four dvd series. Historically, the most important materia medicas from Shen Nong's Ben Cao Jing to Li Shi Zhen's Ben Cao Gang Mu described the properties of stones and their uses in "herbal" medicine. In addition, the Shan Hai Jing (Classics of the Mountains and Seas) provides one of the earliest records about the use of stone needles. Yet gems and stones have largely been left out of contemporary acupuncture and Chinese medical practice. According to the classics, the density and solidity of the gems and stones enable them to provide greater permanence in healing and greater stability of energetic intentions than herbs and other products in Chinese materia medica. Gems and Stones also can serve as chelating agents to draw out toxins from the body-mind-spirit continuum, and when applied on acupoints or worn as jewelry, they can promote certain healing vibrations and draw in positive influences and repel negative factors. In this dvd set, Dr. Yuen gives as overview of Gems and Stones as used in classical Chinese medicine, and provide specific material on particular stones and their functions, which practitioners can use in beginning to integrate stones in their practices. Topics covered include making gem and stone elixirs, cleansing &recharging stones, applying stones on acupoints, and placing stones in the home and office.
Classical Chinese Gems & Stones Medicine: Jeffrey C. Yuen
4 DVD Set.