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Living Forces: Herbal Allies and the Five Elements

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Living Forces: Herbal Allies and the Five Elements

Five elements.” The phrase conjures different reactions depending on the audience.  For historians, it’s an ancient paradigm derived from Chinese astrology; for Chinese medicine students it’s an explanation of psychoemotional patterns; for the scientifically inclined it’s a bridge between ancient medicine and modern biophysics. But for Jonathan Edwards it is first and foremost a visceral experience. The five elements are... 

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