One of the volumes in the International Standard Library of Chinese Medicine series, Health Cultivation in Chinese Medicine introduces the basic theories and history of health cultivation in Chinese medicine. For thousands of years, practices for maintaining good health and prolonging life have been part of Chinese culture.
Health Cultivation in Chinese Medicine is arranged in 20 chapters. Methods of health cultivation are described in chapters on spirit, diet, medicinal substances, sexual life, sleep, exercises, bathing, tui na, and qi gong. The last section of the volume explains health cultivation regarding the four seasons, constitution, individuality, and proper body care and personal hygiene.
The editors present a volume suitable for a doctorate degree program in both Chinese medicine and integrative health education environments.