Many oft. Of
Ancient Asia and elsewhere incorporated Herbal
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 in deeds. Indeed
In deed and in fact as well. As well,..
whilst much of these Shinobi and indeed
the General Populace from Japan of Yore
by Chinese styles and approaches too. 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
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
the Prefecture/Area of NARA,.. Japan. That
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
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
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
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
such Lands before. Before storing that
is. Within. Therein
actually. Treasure. Treasures in Treasure
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
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
Future Generations to come. Ours
and suchlike therein. Within
Treasure Temple… such Treasures… were
these bundles were, though still. Still… there
Times and Peoples had worn
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
‘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
at hand anyways. Herein. Herbal
Mistletoe creeps and is parasitic
indeed. In deed
and in fact too. To other Plants and on to
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
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
The stuff of a…
Our World Legends.
Walk the Life Road.
Your Ways. In
deed… and wellness. Too.