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Chinese Medicinal Wines & Elixirs
by Bob Flaws
Alcohol is a powerful substance. In the body and in small amounts, it can supplement and move the qi and blood, scatter cold, and vitalize the spirit. In large amounts, of course, alcohol is injurious to body and mind. For over two thousand years, in Chinese medicine, alcohol has been mixed with a large variety of medicinal substances to make medicinal wines and liqueurs. ...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published October 1st 1994 by Blue Poppy Press
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Bob Flaws (born 1946) is a practitioner of and prolific author and translator on Chinese medicine. He began his study and practice of Chinese medicine in 1977 under the late Eric (Xi-yu) Tao of Denver, Colorado and continued his Chinese medical education at the Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine from 1982 to 1986. In 1982, he and his wife, Honora Lee Wolfe, established Blue Poppy Pre ...moreMore about Bob Flaws...