Eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2009:294:FULL:NL:PDF. Psychonautics. Psychonautics (from the Greek ψυχή (psychē "soul/spirit/mind") and ναύτης (naútēs "sailor/navigator")—a sailor of the mind/soul) refers both to a methodology for describing and explaining the subjective effects of altered states of consciousness, including those induced by meditation or mind-altering substances, and to a research paradigm in which the researcher voluntarily immerses himself or herself into an altered mental state in order to explore the accompanying experiences. The term has been applied diversely, to cover all activities by which altered states are induced and utilized for spiritual purposes or the exploration of the human condition, including shamanism, lamas of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, sensory deprivation, and archaic/modern drug users who use entheogenic substances in order to gain deeper insights and spiritual experiences. A person who uses altered states for such exploration is known as a psychonaut.
Etymology and categorization Peter J. Studies show reishi mushrooms benefit people stricken with a variety of ailments, from high blood pressure to AIDS. Frequencies that can Kill. Music Influences Education and Emotion. Music has been with people since the beginning of time, and scientists now think it's safe to say that its influence most likely has been vastly underestimated.
A new, extensive review of the scientific literature on the effects of music on humans shows that listening to one's favorite sounds is very likely to enhance skills such as language, speech, memory, attention and even vocal emotion for the better. The study was possible because of the vast number of investigations that have been carried on the influence of music over the past few decades, e! Science News reports. The research team, based at the Northwestern University in the United States, included vast amounts of data in the investigation, taken from studied conducted around the world.
Their review is published in the July 20 issue of the esteemed scientific journal Nature Reviews Neuroscience. Chinese herbology. Dried herbs and plant portions for Chinese herbology at a Xi'an market The term herbology is misleading in the sense that, while plant elements are by far the most commonly used substances, animal, human, and mineral products are also utilized.
Thus, the term "medicinal" (instead of herb) is usually preferred as a translation for 药 (pinyin: yào). The effectiveness of traditional Chinese herbal therapy remains poorly documented. There are concerns over a number of potentially toxic Chinese herbs. History Chinese herbs have been used for centuries. Li Ching-Yuen. Li Ching-Yuen or Li Ching-Yun (simplified Chinese: 李清云; traditional Chinese: 李清雲; pinyin: Lǐ Qīngyún; died May 6, 1933) was a Chinese herbalist who supposedly lived to be over 256 years old.
He claimed to be born in 1736, while disputed records suggest 1677. Both alleged lifespans of 197 and 256 years far exceed the longest confirmed lifespan of 122 years and 164 days of the French woman Jeanne Calment. His true date of birth was never determined. He was reported to be an herbalist, martial artist, and tactical advisor. Legend Qigong. Qigong, qi gong, chi kung, or chi gung (simplified Chinese: 气功; traditional Chinese: 氣功; pinyin: qìgōng; Wade–Giles: chi gong; literally: "Life Energy Cultivation") is type of spiritual practice intended to "align" body, breath, and mind for health, meditation, and martial arts training.
With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi (chi) or what has been translated as "life energy". Li Ching-Yuen, The Amazing 250 Year-Old Man. When the Chinese herbalist Li Ching-Yuen died in 1933, newspapers around the world reported the news of his passing.
According to his own testimony, he was 197 years old. An investigation, however, suggested Li had forgotten his actual birthday. Official government records recorded the birth year as 1677, making him 256. Here is a copy of the obituary as printed in the New York Times on May 6, 1933: “Keep a Quiet Heart, Sit Like a Tortoise, Sleep Like a Dog,” His Advice for a Long Life. Li Ching-Yuen Inquiry Put Age At 256. Reported to have buried 23 wives and had 180 descendents – sold herbs for first 100 years.
Baguazhang. Lingzhi mushroom. Taxonomy and naming Names for the lingzhi fungus have a two thousand year history.
The Chinese term lingzhi 灵芝 was first recorded in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25–220 CE). Petter Adolf Karsten named the genus Ganoderma in 1881. Botanical names There are multiple species of Lingzhi, scientifically known to be within the Ganoderma lucidum species complex and mycologists are still researching the differences among species within this complex.
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