Ayurveda is a simple, practical science of life whose principles are universally applicable to each individual’s daily existence. Ayurveda speaks to every element and facet of human life, offering guidance that has been tested and refined over many countries to all those who seek greater harmony, peace and longevity. The knowledge supplied in this book will be of lasting value to the reader.
This book is mainly concerned with presenting a basic over-view of Ayurveda, including techniques of examination, diagnosis and treatment; promotion of longevity; he use herbal remedies and other practical everyday aspects of maintaining health.
For the first time a book is available which clearly explains the principles and practical applications of Ayurveda, the oldest healing system in the world. The beautifully illustrated text thoroughly explains the following:
- History & Philosophy
- Basic Principles Diagnostic Techniques
- Treatment Diet
- Medicinal Usage of Kitchen Herbs & Spices
- First Aid
- Food Antidotes & Much More...
More than 50 concise charts, diagrams and tables are included, as well as a glossary and index in order to further clarify the text.
About the Author:
Dr. Vasant Lad, a native of India, has been a practitioner and Professor of Ayurvedic Medicine for more than 15 years. Dr. Lad has lectured extensively throughout the U.S. and has written numerous published articles on Ayurveda.
"Dr Lad offers a good introduction to ayurveda. There is a surprising amount of information in a relatively small book, and the style is clear and accessible. The book introduces ayurvedic diagnostic techniques, types of treatment, diet, medicinal uses of common herbs and spices, and antidotes to certain types of food. Vasant Lad is a pratitioner of ayurveda, and a well-known and respected author and teacher."