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Traditional Asian Self-Care & Self-HealingFirst published: March 2021
Last update: March 2021
Length: 255 pages
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This book is a comprehensive reference guide about Traditional Asian Self-Care & Self-Healing modalities, with an in-depth coverage of massage, bodywork, and herbal treatment practices.

Read more about the background of the book in our post Asian Self-Care | Massage, Bodywork, and Herbal Treatments.

This book is not a training course but a knowledge resource aimed at providing you with a broad conceptual understanding of the topic presented.

Table of Contents

PREFACE
READER’S GUIDE TO THIS BOOK
INTRODUCTION
~ Self-Care and Self-Healing 11
~ Origins of Asian Self-Care Practices 14
~ Traditional Herbal Medicine 16
~ Self-Massage 18
~ Massage, Energy, and Bodywork 20
~ Massage, Bodywork and Spirituality 22
~ Self-Care Tools, Aids, and Essentials 24
PRECAUTIONS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS
~ Self-Massage 27
~ Exercise and Bodywork 30
~ Herbal Treatments and Nutrition 31
ASIAN SELF-CARE CHARACTERISTICS
~ Abdominal Binding 34
~ Acupressure 36
~ Aphrodisiacs 38
~ Breast Massage 40
~ Chants, Incantations, and Visualizations 43
~ Ear Candling 44
~ Face Massage and Facials 45
~ Foot Massage and Reflexology 47
~ Genital Self-Care 49
~ Hand Massage and Reflexology 51
~ Herbal Applications in Massage 52
~ Herbal Baths 54
~ Herbal Compresses 55
~ Herbal Sitz Baths 57
~ Herbal Steam Baths 58
~ Herbal Teas 60
~ Multi-Orgasmic Practices 62
~ Navel Candling and Massage 63
~ Pelvic Floor Bodywork 64
~ Postpartum Care 66
~ Reflexology 68
~ Scraping (Coining) 69
~ Stones and Crystals 70
~ Vaginal Steaming 71
~ Vaginal Wands 73
MASSAGE
~ Chinese Dian Xue Massage 76
~ Chinese Ear Massage and Reflexology 77
~ Chinese Foot Massage 78
~ Chinese Guasha 79
~ Chinese Jade Rolling 81
~ Chinese Tuina Massage 82
~ Chinese Zhi Ya Massage 85
~ Indian Abhyanga Massage 86
~ Indian Pada Abhyanga 88
~ Indian Kanza Pada Abhyanga 90
~ Indian Kansa Wand Massage 91
~ Indian Shiro Abhyanga 93
~ Indonesian Kerok Coin Massage 94
~ Japanese Jin Shin Jyutsu 96
~ Japanese Shiatsu Massage 97
~ Korean Su Jok (Su-Jok) 99
~ Mongolian Chua Ka Massage 100
~ Thai Foot Massage 102
~ Thai Kon Sau Massage 104
~ Thai Traditional Massage 105
BODYWORK
~ Chinese Er Zhu (Ear Candling) 108
~ Chinese Jade Egg 109
~ Chinese Paida Lajin 114
~ Chinese Qigong (Chi Kung) 115
~ Chinese Sexual Qigong 117
~ Chinese Tai Chi Chuan 118
~ Chinese Tao Yin (Daoyin) 120
~ Chinese Zhan Zhuang 121
~ Indian Bandhas and Mudras 123
~ Indian Hatha Yoga 124
~ Indian Kundalini Yoga 126
~ Indian Mula Bandha 128
~ Indian Neti Pot 129
~ Indian Pranayama Breathwork 130
~ Indian Tantras, Yantras, Mantras, and Mandalas 132
~ Indian Tantra Yoga 135
~ Indian Threading 137
~ Indian Tongue Scraping 138
~ Indian Udara Veshtanam 139
~ Indian Yoga 140
~ Indian Yoni Mudra 142
~ Japanese Do-In 143
~ Japanese Kiatsu 144
~ Japanese Makko-Ho 145
~ Japanese Shinshin-Toitsu-Do 146
~ Japanese Ofuro (Furo) 147
~ Japanese Okido Yoga (Oki-do) 148
~ Japanese Reiki 149
~ Malaysian Bengkung 150
~ Tibetan Aro gTer sKu-mNye 152
~ Tibetan Kum Nye Yoga and Massage 153
~ Tibetan Mantra Healing (Ngak Cho) 154
~ Tibetan Nejang Yoga 155
~ Tibetan Rites (The Five Rites) 156
~ Tibetan Singing Bowls 157
~ Tibetan Sowa Rigpa Self-Care 158
~ Tibetan Yoga (Tsa Lung Trul khor) 159
~ Thai Abdominal Binding 161
~ Thai Reusi Dat Ton 163
~ Thai Reusi Dat Ton Styles and Applications 165
~ Vietnamese Duong Sinh 168
HERBAL PRACTICES
~ Chinese Food Therapies 170
~ Chinese Medicinal Liquors 172
~ Indian Avagaha Sveda 173
~ Indian Nasya 175
~ Indian Oil Pulling 177
~ Indian Yoni Dhupana 179
~ Indian Yoni Pichu 180
~ Indian Yoni Prakshalanam 183
~ Indian Uttara Basti 184
~ Indonesian Jamu 185
~ Indonesian Jamu Vaginal Treatments 186
~ Indonesian Ratus (Kendedes) 187
~ Korean Chai-Yok 190
~ Malaysian Ganggang 192
~ Malaysian Rendam-Rendam 193
~ Thai Ekgakraohm 195
~ Thai Kao Krachome 196
~ Thai Sitting above Charcoal 197
~ Thai Ya Dong Lao 199
~ Tibetan Lum Medicinal Bathing 201
INTEGRATED SELF-CARE PRACTICES
~ Chinese Fang Zhong Shu (Fangzhongshu) 203
~ Chinese Feng Shui 205
~ Chinese Healing Love through Tao 206
~ Chinese Neidan Inner Alchemy 208
~ Chinese Yang Sheng (Yangsheng) 209
~ Chinese Zuo Yue Zi 210
~ Indian Dinacharya 213
~ Indian Kama Sutra 216
~ Indian Karuna, Metta, Mudita, Upekkha 217
~ Indian Purusartha 218
~ Indian Sutika Kala 220
~ Japanese Ikigai 222
~ Japanese Wabi-Sabi 223
~ Malaysian Pantang 224
~ Thai Dhammanamai 227
~ Thai Yu Duan 229
SUPPLEMENT
~ Ayurvedic Panchakarma 233
~ Ayurveda Tridosha Theory 235
~ Taoism 237
~ Taoist Neigong (Nei Kung) 239
~ Tantra and Neo-Tantra 241
~ Tantric and Taoist Practices 244
~ Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 246
~ Vital Life Energy and Energy Channels 251
~ Yin-Yang Theory 253
APPENDIX

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