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Wood Becomes Water: Chinese Medicine in Everyday Life Paperback – May 1, 1998
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"Gail Reichstein’s creative insight and engaging style makes a very old theory very new. By applying the Chinese Five Element Theory to health of body and health of home she reveals a level of wisdom relevant to people of any culture. I recommend WOOD BECOMES WATER to those who wish to deepen their understanding of Chinese medicine and themselves." —Kenneth S. Cohen, author of THE WAY OF QIGONG
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Does your back pain flare up in the evening? Perhaps your water element is weak. Allergies in the spring? Emotional outbursts? Perhaps your wood element is too strong. Using the five element system of Chinese cosmology as a keywood, fire, earth, metal, waterGail Reichstein unlocks the ancient mysteries of Chinese medicine and makes them available for the everyday health and well-being of modern readers.
Each chapter includes: -Lists of common ailments associated with each element -Feng shui solutions for the home and workplace -Acupuncture treatment -Dietary therapy -Qigong exercises