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by jkinnear
May 23rd, 2007, 2:41 am
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: cleanse
Replies: 8
Views: 6465

jow

No, that's basically it.
by jkinnear
May 20th, 2007, 11:53 am
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: cleanse
Replies: 8
Views: 6465

jow

You can start to use it after a month. It will get stronger as time goes on. What other proceedures did you follow to make it?
by jkinnear
May 19th, 2007, 1:47 am
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: cleanse
Replies: 8
Views: 6465

The Cleanse

The Tiao He cleanse is partially based on an anciet chinese formaul for harmonizing the liver. Then they added other herbs to create a whole body cleanse. It is still one of the best I have found. A friend of mine who was into colonics, tried the cleanse then had a colonic. The techician who perform...
by jkinnear
May 15th, 2007, 7:51 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: cleanse
Replies: 8
Views: 6465

Cleanse

Get the Tiao He cleanse from Nature's Sunshine. It is a 15 day herbal program. It targets several levels of the body at once yet is gentel enough to not interfere with daily life.
by jkinnear
April 16th, 2007, 10:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Where's Mike?
Replies: 3
Views: 3027

Mike

Mike chose to remove himself from this board. And he deleted all his posts and his account. Unfortunately he also deleted many other member's posts along with his. I feel that he had every right to delete his posts but not anyone else's. As it stands now many threads have been lost. The only way to ...
by jkinnear
February 27th, 2007, 11:07 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: New user authorization
Replies: 1
Views: 5003

New user authorization

Because of the rash of spamers joining our site as of late, we have decided activate a feature that requires new users to be authorized by the administration. This change will only effect new users.
by jkinnear
December 21st, 2006, 3:47 pm
Forum: Philosophies and Concepts in the Arts
Topic: Distinctiveness
Replies: 1
Views: 2887

Distinctiveness

I would have to agree with that. What I draw from this is what we have is a unique, rare and valuable thing. We had better treasure what we have. Preserve it as best we can and pass it on. Even the Chinese arts are being "disposed of" at an alarming rate. The younger Chinese have very litt...
by jkinnear
December 21st, 2006, 12:27 pm
Forum: Taiji / Soft Principles
Topic: Four Corners?
Replies: 5
Views: 4961

Four Directions Taiji

GGM Reeders taught a form called Four Directions. It uses taiji ball and serving tea on the four corner mandala. Of course this is done taiji slow and won't cause disorientation. But he four corner principle is all throught the arts. The Northern Wind's Windercise program uses four corner and that c...
by jkinnear
December 20th, 2006, 11:22 am
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: kung fu first aid kit
Replies: 5
Views: 4923

Good Start

Mike your basic first aid kit is a really good start. All those patents are essential.
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:48 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: GM Arthur Sikes - Indonesian forms
Replies: 0
Views: 4752

GM Arthur Sikes - Indonesian forms

Here is a short clip where Master Sikes talks about the simplicity and versatility of forms in Indonesia.

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by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:47 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: GM Arthur Sikes - Long and Short
Replies: 0
Views: 5044

GM Arthur Sikes - Long and Short

Here is a video clip of Sikes elaborating on the long and short principles.

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by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:46 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Instructions / Help for posting videos
Replies: 0
Views: 3141

Instructions / Help for posting videos

Photobucket makes it easy. There are other hosts for video clips also. 1.) create an account at www.photobucket.com 2.) upload your video clip to your account 3.) use their feature to create the html tag for message boards 4.) select and copy that tag in your message If you have any questions or nee...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:26 pm
Forum: Taiji / Soft Principles
Topic: Yang style and more
Replies: 6
Views: 9943

Liu He Ba Fa

Ok. It appears to me that you are talking about what I know as Liu He Ba Fa, which of course tranlates to Six Harmonies (how could I have forgotten) and is (I believe) sometimes called Water Boxing. From the way I was taught, each system has their own way of cultivating the six harmonies. Xing Yi ha...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:24 pm
Forum: Taiji / Soft Principles
Topic: Yang style and more
Replies: 6
Views: 9943

Six Harmonies

Lorene, Please elborate a little more on what you mean by the Six Harmonies for everyone's benefit. I hope we can get discuss all of your topics as time goes on. The Six Harmonies is every interesting. They seem to be one of the earliest ideas from both medicine and gung fu. I think there is a lot o...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:20 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: Basic Dit Da Jow
Replies: 0
Views: 3840

Basic Dit Da Jow

1 bottle of strong vodka, gin or Chinese rice wine 1. Artemesia (Liu ji nu) - 5g 2. Borneol (Bingpian) - 1g 3. Carthamus (Honghua) - 5g 4. Catechu (Ercha) - 8g 5. Cinnabar (Zhusha) - 5g 6. Cirsium (DaJi) - 1g 7. Dragon's Blood (Xuejie) - 30g 8. Mastic (Ruxiang) - 5g 9. Musk (Shexiang) - 1g 10. Myrrh...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:19 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: Trauma Wine - recipe you can modify
Replies: 0
Views: 5463

Trauma Wine - recipe you can modify

Here is another more recent article I found that I would like to share with my brothers and sisters. Common Herbs and a Recipe for "Trauma Wine" By Robert Chu, LAc A lifelong practice of the martial arts is what led me to the study of traditional Chinese medicine. In martial arts, aside fr...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:18 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: Making Dit Da Jow's
Replies: 2
Views: 5564

Cost

For this formula it would cost around $10. I can put together the Wong Fei Hong formula for $30 + shipping also.
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:17 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: Making Dit Da Jow's
Replies: 2
Views: 5564

Making Dit Da Jow's

Here is an article I found some time ago. Making Dit Da Jow's A Dit Da Jow is an herbal formula (liniment) used for treating external injuries. They are commonly used in martial art training to speed up the healing of injuries or toughen the body. A common translation of the name "Dit Da Jow&qu...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:16 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: Evaluating Dit Da Jow
Replies: 2
Views: 3325

Re: Evaluating Dit Da Jow

I am a bit curious as to how to evaluate the various different formulas and how one is able to determine if a formula has been made correctly. There are so many different different formulas that it is difficult to know for sure if it was made correctly. Also there are variances in herbs from season...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:12 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: Herbs
Replies: 9
Views: 10001

drinking dit da jow

Yes, you can drink dit da jow. At least some formulas. The Wong Fei Hong formula that I make has nothing in it that is toxic. It may purge the bowels though because of the da huang. And other herbs commonly used is jow formulas can irritate the stomach. It is harsh to drink dit da jow because it is ...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:11 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: Herbs
Replies: 9
Views: 10001

use of dit da jow

You can apply dit da jow regularly to the joints to keep them strong and healthy. Vigorously rub it into the elbows and knees. It can also be used before, during, and after iron palm and other body toughening techniques. There are stories of some of the old world masters bathing in "special lot...
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 8:10 pm
Forum: Herbs / Food
Topic: Herbs
Replies: 9
Views: 10001

Herbs

If anyone is in need of herbs for any reason please contact me. I can get most any herb or can recommend a good substitute. Soon Dr. Edward Jackson and I will open our herb pharmacy in Durango, CO. So naturally we will have access to most things and can probably get you a fair price. Peace, Jeffrey
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 6:38 pm
Forum: Keywords
Topic: High and Low
Replies: 0
Views: 5425

High and Low

Alternating or simultaneous combinations of high and low techniques are very effective and found in many styles. They seem to attack on a nervous system level and "shut down" the opponet.
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 6:32 pm
Forum: Body Conditioning
Topic: Hand Training for whipping.
Replies: 11
Views: 10767

Whip strike training

Clorden, If you would be so kind, perhaps you could break down your understanding of the whip training for beginners. Not everyone seeing this post will know where to start.
by jkinnear
December 7th, 2006, 6:31 pm
Forum: Body Conditioning
Topic: Hand Training for whipping.
Replies: 11
Views: 10767

whipping

Are you suggesting that you start out your training with bolts or rocks?