Author: Jie Kong
Alchemical breathing is a type of respiration based on an alchemical structure created in the body associated with the crucible, the single center of the dantian.
Alchemical breathing contributes to the cultivation of vitality and is associated with the transformation of energy. This type of breathe unlike energy breathing, has no limitation, since it is connected with the distillation of energy.
For the comprehension of alchemical breathing, a formed lower cinnabar field (lower dantian) is necessary. Dantian develops further the process of alchemical breathing and creates the substance of mixing energy with saliva (mineral compounds). This substance improves the nourishment of the internal organs and systems so that the body can experience more vitality.