Many of Ancient Asia and elsewhere incorporated Herbal Medicines
within their Healing approach Systems. Systematically
these can ease many of the Minor effects of Dis-ease.
Plants that Heal and nurture. Nature has long provided
Outdoor Life to so and enhance Ours.
Being somewhat used to Life Outdoors. The Our World Legends
we now collectively Term Ninja that is. Also the Nature of Plants.
Japanese Nature thereof. Ancient as well. As well,.. they well
used many of these indeed.
In deed and in fact as well. As well,..
whilst much of these Shinobi and indeed
the General Populace from Japan of Yore were influenced
by Chinese styles and approaches to Medicine in general. Also
much was tweaked from and within their Environ. and Culture.
Plants of Legend
Herbal Handfuls. 756 A.D.
became… handy… to thus so and become…
hardy within. Within a purpose-built Structure that is. Herbal Handfuls
of Legendary Plants…
were so placed to promote that Ideal. Therein.
At any Times and Places.
Plants for Medicines, Tonics, Specifics, Concoctions and so on. On
the Mainlands of Japan of Yore so many were available. Thereof
as well. As well
these Herbs were part of a Dedication in Memoriam too. To
and of an Empress and Emperor. Indeed. In deed
and in fact also. In the Shosoin that is.
To Empress Kōmyō. Emperor Shōmu… as well. As well
as Arts and Crafts, Gifts and Herbs…
Cultural Artifacts also. Treasures per se…
indeed. In deed. Inside that is.
The Temples… within.
The Treasure Temple.
Of Todaiji is contained within the Temple Complex. Within
the Prefecture/Area of NARA,.. Japan. That is.
Building first began being worked in
thereabouts,.. in 743.
The Complex houses many Structures built in Times of Yore.
Many such are now considered National Treasures. Treasures
housed within such Treasured Housing,..
include the Our World’s Largest Bronze Gild Buddha Statue. Therein.
Bronze, Copper and Gold. Thereof.
Buddha’s Statue is some 49 feet in height. Nomen The Daibutsu. The Daibutsu-
den,.. is a Treasure… too.
In which… Buddha sits within as well. Is some 157. Feet. High. The
Of Our World Legends it seems. Seemingly
The Legend of the Headless Buddha
too,.. Weathered by Times, Earthquakes and… Wars. Wars
and Earthquakes whether balanced or not
gave great cause for pause… for
even this Buddha of such repose.
Lost… it’s head. In the Real. Shaken…
and stirred by Nature’s… Gift.?. An Earthquake… which quaked
and shaked enough of Our World… in Ancient and Olden Japan that is.
To shake off.
Buddha’s lofty Head.
‘Tis… just… nodded… off. Off
his shoulders that is indeed. In deed
and in fact also. Buddha went… right off. Left
his Head. Grounded it seems. Therein. Treasure
Temple of Dreams. By the 12th Century in deed.
With a Head recast,.. rebuilt from the lateish 12th Century. Buddha now sits…
inside such Treasury Rooms sit… and lie
literally thousands of Treasured Items. Of Japanese and Origins elsewhere.
Ancient and Olden. Cultural Gifts and Presentations
present presently… still. Like
Buddha. Presented therein. Herein… as well. Now.
Works of Arts and Crafts and such Natures. Of then and…
now. Within. Therein too.
The Shosoin is this Temple’s Treasury. House. House
of logs styled in that of the Azekura. A construction method of Olden Times and Places whereby the intersecting Wall Corners feature horizontal specially hewn logs laid to support each and the others…
as well. As well as safeguarding countless (…some 9,000+ actually…)
ageless Civilisation and Cultural Items. Many such
which travelled the walkways and byways of the Famed Silk Roads.
Of Lands far and flung… not literally. But aways. A Ways
From Japan of Yore that is.
Such as China, Korea. Persia too. To and from
such Lands before. Before storing that is. Within. Therein
actually. Treasure. Treasures in Treasure Temples,..
treasured therein and thereof. Thereof
including Silk of that Road. Which was not a Road actually. Actually
was a series of Routes. On and Off Lands
and such other things. Other things
60 Herby Handfuls,..
yes please… will… treasure these.
Indeed… in deed.
Herbal Handfuls also
herein. Therein actually as well. Treasured.
A.D. Year of indeed. In deed
and in fact also.
As a repository of Ancient and Olden Medicinal.
Of Herbal Lore and Wisdom the Shosoin is somewhat Unique…
with much to treasure about such approaches and Ideals. Ideas
as well. Wellness approaches… some 60 indeed. In 756
the Year thereof;..
that is and was. Was… ‘cos,..
though In deed… some 40 now only still sit. There. Now. Still…
and quite still also. With Buddha within as well. Also still.
Still somewhat unique, thanks to Our Ancestors. Who left us some. Some
of theirs. There within the Shosoin still. Medicine that is. That is
Herbal in deed.
some 60 Herbal Handfuls Dedicated worth. Worthy still is this.
This is that. That was…
in 756. In 756 impressed by Deeds done. By Empress
and a Emperor too. To Dedicate and impress thereupon
Future Generations to come. Ours and suchlike therein. Within
Treasure Temple… such Treasures… were bound. Bound
these bundles were, though still. Still… there were still
Times and Peoples had worn aways somewhat
at their Health… and this Total. Some 40+ ways still prevailed. Prevailed
and availed themselves as Healers. Therein. Now. Still. Within.
The Shosoin. Some 40 Original Recipes remain within. Within Us too…
for still. Still
and now. Healing aways…
dis-ease. Therein. Herbal Ideals… ideas
also. At work. Medicinal that is. Indeed. Therein.
Now revealed as Recipes of Ancient Healing. Still treasured and within. Like Buddha…
‘cept when there was that Earthquaking and shaking thereof.
Therein as well. By the then…
12th Century. Not now,.. then,..
that is in deed.
Such as The Shosoin Herbal Collection shows and documents how Herbs…
have helped. Helping to shape much more than Our Health.
All over Our World
Legends as well. As well
such Gifts of Nature do so creep their Ways into other Traditions. Traditionally
Mistletoe is well within Our Ways and Our World Legends of Christmas
from Times and Places other. Other than Topic
at hand anyways. Herein. Herbal that be.
Mistletoe creeps and is parasitic indeed. In deed
and in fact too. To other Plants and on to
other Plants… does Mistletoe grow thereupon. Thereof
as well. As well as Mistletoe another Ancient Herb was
well used. Used well within Times and Places of Yore
that is. Is that One with the nomen Chickweed. Weed though called
still more so a Healer ’tis be.
both have very long usage and History in Japan of Yore. Traditionally dating back to the very first known of Tribal Peoples, Places and Times thereof and therein. Herbalists from all Walks, Ways, Times and Places have availed Healing from these Plants of Legend.
Treatment Modalities include Cancer, Diabetes, Nervous and Respiratory Systems
and more. More Ways to Live well.
Immunity System boosts noted to aid Healing and Pain Relief therein.
With such range of effects on many of Our Bodily Systems their uses
are many also. Topical and/or… within.
By the handful it seems indeed and in deed
as well. As well,..
they make You well. Within. That is.
With out as well. Indeed.
Such are the Ways of Medicine.
Therein and thereof… it seems.
Such are the stuff of Mother Nature’s Plants.
The stuff of a…
Our World Legends.
Walk the Life Road.
Your Ways. In
deed… and wellness. Too.