Widely practiced in India, Ayurveda (the "science of life") combines physical, psychological, and spiritual therapies in a holistic approach to health. It utilizes herbs, proper nutrition, and, above all, an affirmative way to treat not just ailments but the whole person, with emphasis on disease prevention. Pocket Guide to Ayurvedic Healing is a concise guide to this ancient healing art and includes an overview of Ayurvedic principles, Self-diagnostic tests for determining basic constitution (dosha) and current health status, Dietary and lifestyle recommendations, Simple herbal remedies for common ailments, Ayurvedic case studies|
About the Author:
CANDIS CANTIN PACKARD is a professional herbalist and Ayurvedic lifestyle counselor who studied with Michael tierra and has taught the Ayurvedic healing tradition for more than a decade.