Crowley's mystical and magical study of the drug. "Nature teaches us, and the Oracles also affirm, that even the evil germs of matter may alike become useful and good." - Zoroaster. Hand bound wraps with parchment overlay. Crowley - Thelema series I. Edited, with notes and corrections, by Adrian Axworthy
" Exploring the latest cutting-edge research on psychedelics, Goldsmith provides guidelines for working with entheogens, groundbreaking analyses of the concept--and the process--of change in psychotherapy, and, ultimately, his own story of psychedelic healing."
The most significant diagnostic technique available to the medical profession has always been the pulse. This unprecedented text presents a detailed examination of the possible interpretations of this simple indication of the presence of life, from the point of view of four major medical traditions. Included are the historical background, detailed analysis and descriptions of the diagnostic uses of the pulse in Iran, China, India, and the West.
"With Gladstar's expert advice, anyone can make their own herbal remedies for common ailments. Gladstar profiles 33 of the most common and versatile healing plants and then shows exactly how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them."
Thousands of years ago, Ayurveda described multiple levels of the radial pulse that could be used to interpret the status of the organs and systems of the body as well as the mental and physical constitutions of the individual. For the first time in the West, this book presents this ancient art and provides a method by which anyone can learn to read one’s own pulse. Imbalances and potential disease states can be detected in their early stages, giving one the opportunity to correct them before they affect the quality of life. With practice and guidance, one can acquire the proficiency to use this knowledge to heal self and others.
Iris Diagnosing is the science of analyzing the iris of the eye to chart and read the body’s organs and systems. Connecting through nerve reflex-pathways to each organ, this daily map provides a continuing report of the physical and emotional health of the entire body. This 8-1/2 x 11 two-sided laminated full-color chart shows the specific organ mapping used worldwide by herbal and health professionals.
This book is Course 16 in the 21 Brotherhood of Light Course series by C. C. Zain on the Hermetic Sciences, Astrology, Alchemy, Tarot, Kabbalah and the Occult.
The book describes the substance and structure of the astral or stellar body. The author describes how natal and progressed aspects in the chart map aerials between various thought-cell structures in the stellar body that pick up energy similar to a radio receiver. And since the positions of the planets in the birth chart indicate the diseases toward which an individual may be predisposed, the book lists the natal and progressed planetary configurations of 160 diseases.
"The Story Continues This is the continuation of the love story from PIHKAL: A Chemical Love Story with a blend of travel, botanical facts, scientific speculation, psychological and political commentary."
Book II: The Chemistry Continues Describes in detail a wealth of tryptamines in the same format as Book II of PIHKAL, plus appendices presenting topics such as cactus alkaloids, natural beta-carbolines, current drug law, and all known tryptamines (from the literature) that might be psychedelic.
Pulse Evaluation is a pacesetter in the field of herbal and holistic medicine. It sheds new light on herbalism, holistic evaluation, and the age-old art of pulse-reading. "This is a monumental work, and an amazing contribution to our literature. I am always and adamantly of the mind that one's personal experience is of paramount importance, so there was a lot that I would not dream of contesting in your work. As you rightly state, nothing means anything divorced from the context of the patient's whole gestalt. There are many qualities you describe that I will be looking for in the future, or have felt and will reconsider the interpretation. Time will confirm or correct the three of you as the conversation unfolds. I am very pleased to meet Dr. Floyer and invite others to do the same." Brandt Stickley, L. Ac. Assistant Professor of Classical Chinese Medicine, National College of Naturopathic Medicine
Too often, conventional medicine fails to detect illness—especially when it first begins and is easiest to cure. But Oriental diagnosis, an ancient holistic system of knowledge, can often discover physical problems even before they arise. NowYour Body Never Lieshelps you both understand and use this natural, noninvasive approach to restoring good health.