#8. How Breathing and Plant Flavors Influence Gasotransmitters
This is what I learned from several lineage Taoist masters and famous doctors in China. This is the nuance that makes plant-based medicine click. After this you will understand the how-and-why of every breathing method and botanical medicine you encounter.
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:25 Understanding pumps in the body
3:26 Four movements of gas
5:49 How we breathe to affect gas
9:07 Cycles of gas
10:05 Influence on vasodilation
10:22 Free Divers and gases
11:53 Gas imbalances, hallucinations, mental illness and addictions
13:15 Spleen blood reserves
14:00 David Carradine
15:00 Hibernation and temperature regulation
15:25 Lab mice hibernation and hydrogen sulfide
15:56 Tummo Meditation
18:00 Dangers of ignoring nuance
20:51 Knowing if you have too much or too little
26:14 Gas-centered physiology and botanical medicine
28:22 Biphasic and dose-dependent effects of gas
28:58 Bitter plants
30:30 Salty plants
31:49 Bitter + salty flavors and water retention
32:41 Temperature axis: sour and pungent
33:45 Combining flavors to influence temperature and moisture
37:36 Englightenweight book
43:52 Why increasing dose can give the opposite results
47:00 Cultural and personal context