This person spent his life practicing healthy disciplines that, combined with medicinal herbs, allowed him to enjoy a very vital body and mind.
THE SECRETS OF HIS YOUTH:
Li Ching Yuen was born in China in the year 1677, according to documents that a friend of him introduced to the New York Times, the person in charge of presenting this story.
On May 6, 1933, this well-known newspaper spoke for the first time about the oldest man in the world, after extensive research and after the death of the protagonist of the story.
The oriental man dedicated his life to experimenting with herbs, to meditate and to maintain a body in movement. He was a herbalist, naturalist, dietitian and military tactician.
From his childhood, he learned martial arts and traveled throughout the region knowing special herbs and discovering their medicinal properties. When he was 10 years old, he already had a large pharmacy that researched incessantly.
At 70 years of age he joined the army as a martial arts teacher and tactical adviser. It was said that at 90 he was an agile, robust and flexible person, with a sharp mind, a sonorous and very cordial voice.
HE IS THE OLDEST MAN IN THE WORLD:
He was a devotee of Taoism and cultivated his spiritual life in a dedicated way in Tibet, although his passion for herbs was always with him.
After retiring from the army. and already totally dedicated to Taoism and meditation, he continued with the consumption of herbs that helped him to stay always young, according to his words.
He was an expert apothecary, with a young spirit and body. The elders who lived near his home said that Li Ching Yuen was already known by his grandparents and remembered him as an adult man.
These stories confirmed the long life of this oriental.
His diet was based practically on the consumption of rice, herbs and rice wine. At 130 years of age, he met a hermit who taught him breathing techniques, coordinated movements and specific sounds that would help him to always be in balance.
His last words were: “I have done all I have to do in this world”