Recent years have seen a tremendous advance in the knowledge and practice of traditional Ayurvedic medicine, not only in India, but worldwide. Once considered with disdain, the exciting discoveries being pioneered by leading research scientists are proving that Ayurveda - with its emphasis on health as well as disease - is probably the world's most holistic health system. As allopathic drugs extract a heavy toll in costs and side effects, more and more people worldwide are turning to complementary medical systems like Ayurveda.
The book elaborates on the central tenets of Ayurveda and the various benefits of Ayurvedic therapies. Conditions ranging from a minor stuffy nose to the potentially fatal brain stroke are all dealt with in simple, scientific and lucid language in this easy-to-follow self-help guide.
Table of Contents:
- Ayurvedic Concepts of Health & Disease
- Diagnosis by Ayurveda
- Role of Diet in Health & Disease
- Role of Seasons in Health & Disease
- Ayurvedic Concepts of Treatment
- Diseases of the Digestive System
- Diseases of the Respiratory System
- Diseases of the heart & Circulatory System
- Diseases of the Nervous System
- Diseases of the Urinary System
- Metabolic & Joint Diseases
- Diseases of the Skin & Hair
- Diseases of the Eye
- Problems in Females
- Miscellaneous Problems
- Home (Kitchen) Remedies
- Answers to Your Queries.
About the Author:
Dr. Murali Manohar is in the vanguard of the new generation of Ayurvedic doctors seeking to spread this ancient system of healing and healthy living. Born into a family of Ayurveda - his grandfather was a renowned Ayurvedic scholar and his father is an eminent Ayurvedic physician - he nonetheless chose to study Ayurveda institutionally. Having graduated in Ayurveda from Nagarjuna University in 1991, he secured a post-graduation in 1995 from Marathwada University.
He has written several articles and books on the subject. Dr Manohar's book, A Reference Guide to Ayurvedic Practice, drew applause from both professionals and the public alike. He is currently engaged in researching Ayurvedic cures fro numerous dreaded diseases and has also formulated effective medications for obstinate or chronic ailments such as Leucoderma, Psoriasis, Joint Pains, Diabetes, Bronchial Asthma and the like.
Dr. Manohar has founded Ayurveda for People to spread the message of holistic living, preventive therapies for healthcare and other self-help therapeutic techniques. He lectures periodically on the radio and at health-oriented gatherings, besides appearing on television to promote the cause of Ayurveda. The recipient of numerous awards and honours, Dr. Murali Manohar is associated with the Raksha Ayurvedic Centre, Hyderabad, as a Specialist Ayurvedic Physician.