Ancient Chinese Materia Medica

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Merry meet! I'm quite interested in the ancient Chinese art of herbal remedies through decoction, tea, tong ren, liniments, etc. I already dabble a bit in tea and decoction and grow my own herbs, but i wanted to be more in depth. I've seen many people on here that appear to know a least something of Asian culture, so i thought i'd ask for tips, recipes, websites, books, people, plants, etc.
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Well firstly asian culture doesn't make sense. Asia is a huge continent and within that continent are numerous countries with a plethora of traditions and methods specific down to the city/province.

So when you say "asian culture" please be more specific. We are not a homogenous clump.

I'm not chinese, but have you looked into your nearest "Chinatown" to ask the shop owners concerning Chinese traditional medicine?
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Well, I meant Chinese as an example. I did t realize that I put it in the topic. I'll change that asap. I meant general Asian culture. And I actually don't have a by Chinatown sadly. I do however, have an Asian culture market, but the owner is from Kentucky and bought it from his friend. I asked and he doesn't know anything about that kind of thing.
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Both of those you tube sites are great for herbal info, though not all about Chinese medicine, they do touch on some here and there.
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See https://reddit.com/r/TCM/
The book by Penelope Ody - The Complete Medicinal Herbal has some good info very short on both China and India.
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A Chinese Teaching (From Barker)

A pea in water.
A stone in sulfur.
A rat in a bag.
A coin in the loo.
A dog in a hat.

One is happy with one's ultimatums for one is divine.
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A feather in your cap?
One is happy with China, for China is international.

In this world of Nazism and false Christianity I can illuminate that Hitler and Jesus both wanted the thing to be honest - so be the way of promises, so be never the way of threats, to the sincerity of the truth, ie the Buddha is just as religious as YOU.
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China is really so perfectly switched onto natural justice that we ALL bear it, indeed with a certain amount of pride. I like infinity, I really like it. The more eternal gizmo's in contrast like a cup of tea more than a sword in quest of that. Does it pay to put away your sword? China! Yes!!!

Does it pay to "put away" your cup of tea. Indeed, politely. barker
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A Chinese Teaching (barker)

A sword in a philosophical stone?
--> Ah yes, one is satisfied with the ultimatum's of all people, when we are incumbent to our families. And I am one...
--> King Arthur, for the curious, is a case of "my stone, my world," so his descendent's know the mystery sooner than the fame, in humanity.
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