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3 Tao Longevity Practices (Free Instructions and Video)

Turtle Breathing Qigong – Longevity Practice



Taoists were greatly concerned with promoting longevity and became renowned for their longevity practices. An essential component of their most successful longevity techniques is called "turtle breathing," which is an eight-minute breath. Giant turtles are known to live for hundreds of years. They commonly submerge themselves in the water and hold their breath for more than five minutes at a time.Turtle Breathing instructions below are provided byBruce Frantzis.

Another Turtle Qigong form is "Golden Turtle" can be seen in Mantak Chia's Iron Shirt Chi Kung and Wang DiXian's Tai-chi Nei-gong 24 styles (in Chinese). The form itself is simple: a squatting stance with horizontal spinal cord. Those practitioners who can go through the initial difficult period can get the great benefits out of this simple form. Instruction below are from Iron Shirt Chi Kung by Mantak Chia.





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Thyme for Longevity, Indigestion and Hair Growth

A daily cup of thyme tea will nourish you, take care of your heart, slow the aging process and promote good digestion.

Thyme
an anti-fungal with no contraindications. Read more on anti fungals in Weight Lost, Candida, and Digestion.

It stimulates the thymus gland which regulates the immune system. It is often paired with Fenugreek, an herb that helps expel toxins through the lymphatic system.




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Thyme is renowned for its medicinal value. Its leaves, flowers and oil have been used in the treatment of several ailments. Fresh thyme has the highest level of antioxidants among all herbs.



Thyme is packed with minerals that are vital for optimum health. Its leaves are excellent sources of potassium, calcium, iron, manganese, magnesium and selenium. Potassium, being…