The Korean Herbal Apothecary: Ancient Wisdom for Wellness and Balance in the Modern World (Paperback)

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Description


Korean women are expected to reach a record average lifespan of over 90 years by 2030. In this first-of-its kind guide, discover their culture’s ancient healing methods and remedies.

How has the Korean culture, now being looked at as a new Blue Zone, created such incredible wellness and longevity? An examination of their healing traditions may provide some actionable answers. Grace Yoon, Founder of Qi Alchemy, delivers just this with The Korean Herbal Apothecary, the first book to focus specifically on Korean herbalism and ancestral healing practices. She reveals healing traditions that have been used for generations, handed down grandmother to daughter and granddaughter,

Based on Korean ancestral practices and herbal medicine, this guide teaches the Eastern approach to healing, including:
  • The Korean Sasang Typology system (comparable to doshas in Ayurveda)
  • How to create a Korean herbal medicine cabinet
  • Recipes for healing remedies and elixirs
  • How to use traditional fermented foods for health and beauty
  • How to resolve imbalances in Qi (vital energy) for health and emotional balance

With The Korean Herbal Apothecary at your side, you will learn how to use the power of ancient wisdom and remedies for spiritual and physical healing.

About the Author


Grace Yoon is a clinical herbalist, health coach, and founder of Qi Alchemy, a Korean herbal company bridging ancient Korean herbalism to the modern world. Her Korean-American roots have given her cross-cultural knowledge in Korean and Western herbalism, nutrition science, and wellness practices for those seeking connection between ancient medicinal knowledge and modern life. As a global citizen, she is deeply passionate about environmental sustainability, health, education, and human rights. She spends time between South Korea at her family’s farmhouse and Colorado. Grace received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in International Relations at Mount Holyoke College. She and Qi Alchemy have been featured in Vogue, WWD, Oprah magazine, Forbes, and Bloomberg.
 

Praise For…


"Inspired by her grandmothers’ wisdom and knowledge, Yoon weaves her family’s Korean traditions and her own herbal knowledge into seasonal practices that are both inspiring and practical for the modern era."—– Jane Metzger & Amber Meyers, Co-Directors, Herbal Academy

"A delightful guide full of scientific knowledge and Korean ancestral plant wisdom. An informative, accessible, and beautifully presented guide."  
 —– Catherine Hunziker, Founder, WishGarden Herbs
Product Details
ISBN: 9780760382691
ISBN-10: 0760382697
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Pages: 208
Language: English