The Path of the Empress explores the feminine power of transformation and how women can harness their power and sexuality.Over a thousand years ago the concubine Wu Zhao became China's most powerful woman. Her intelligence and erotic aura, combined with her knowledge of the art of war,led her to become empress - and the only woman who ever officially ruled ancient China. Her faithful adviser was the wise shaman and doctor Sun Simiao, guardian of age-old secrets of feminine wisdom and power.Inspired by Wu Zhao and ancient Chinese texts, The Path of the Empress describes the ten important stages of a woman's life, and focuses on exercises and magical herbal elixirs that open up the mind and soul to new insights and solutions.A classic in Europe, the book has become a favourite gift chosen by women to give to the women in their family and to their female friends and colleagues.
Christine Li studied sinology and medicine before spending five years studying traditional Chinese medicine in Shanghai and Peking. She works as a doctor and writer in Hong Kong, Hamburg and Santa Fe. Ulja Krautwald graduated in sociology and spent several years as a researcher in medical sociology. For many years she has worked in the field of Far Eastern healing and lifestyle. She is a freelance writer and lives in Hamburg