Based on the Timeless Wisdom of India's 5,000-Year-Old Medical System
Author: Vasant Lad, M.A.Sc.
Category: Health & Fitness
Based on the ancient healing tradition from India that dates back thousands of years, The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. Dr. Vasant Lad, a leading authority in this field, has created an invaluable guide to treating common ailments and chronic problems with strategies tailored to your personal needs based on your dosha. Dr. Lad first explains the principles behind the science of Ayurveda, exploring the physical and psychological characteristics of each of the three doshas, or mind-body types--vata, pitta, and kapha. Once you have determined which type or combination of types you are, Dr. Lad helps you to begin your journey to the ultimate "state of balance" and well-being. Dr. Lad explains why certain imbalances often result in illness and shows you how to restore your body to natural order. You'll learn which traditional Ayurvedic remedies--herbal teas and formulas, essential oils, meditation, yoga--offer relief from a variety of conditions, such as cold and flu symptoms, headaches, toothaches, sore throats, high cholesterol, vision problems, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Lad also shows you how to use diet and specific Ayurvedic techniques to prevent future illness and to promote body consciousness and healthy living. The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies enables us all to experience the benefits of Ayurveda's healing properties that have been refined over thousands of years. All of the herbs, foods, and oils Dr. Lad recommends can be found in local health food stores or through mail-order catalogs. Complete with an extensive glossary and resource list, this is the definitive guide to natural, safe, and effective remedies, everyday keys to a lifetime of vitality and well-being. From the Trade Paperback edition.
A Comprehensive Guide to the Ancient Healing of India
Author: Vasant Lad
Pubpsher: Piatkus Books
Category: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Readers of my work will find this book an invaluable resource'. The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies is a comprehensive encyclopedia of self-healing. Based on an ancient healing tradition from India that dates back thousands of years, it is the definitive guide to safe, effective alternatives to Western medical treatments. Dr Lad, the world's leading expert in Ayurvedic medicine, explains the principles behind the science of Ayurveda. Discover how to determine your Ayurvedic 'type', and learn how to treat common ailments and chronic conditions such as cold and flu symptoms, sore throats and acne, artritis, high cholesterol and anxiety. Discover the health benefits of yoga postures, meditation, breathing exercises, cleansing and rejuvenating programmes, diet and nutrition, herbs and essential oils that can be found in almost any health food store. Complete with an extensive resource list of Ayurvedic herbs and suppliers, this authoritative guide tells you all you need to know about achieving physical and spiritual healing.
Essential Ayurvedic Principles and Practices to Balance and Heal Naturally
Author: Susan Weis-Bohlen
Pubpsher: Althea Press
Category: Health & Fitness
When Susan Weis-Bohlen came across the Ayurvedic cleansing technique of panchakarma, she could not have imagined how the wisdom of Ayurveda would take shape in her life. What began as the release of damaging toxins and personal difficulties eventually grew into an impassioned vocation to guide others in their journeys towards a healthier state of mind, body, and spirit. Ayurveda Beginner's Guide offers newcomers a clear explanation of Ayurveda's holistic principles and gentle guidance for incorporating them into your daily life. Learn to keep your body healthy and whole with an accessible overview of Ayurvedic concepts, Introduce Ayurveda into your lifestyle gradually and practically with a 3-week plan for beginners, Identify your predominant mind-body types-vata, pitta, or kapha-and keep them balanced with step-by-step practices, recipes, and more, Choose from a wide range of Ayurvedic Techniques, Healing Recipes including kitcharis and soups, Lifestyle Practices like yoga and aromatherapy, Spiritual Rituals such as mindfulness and meditation, Seasonal Cleanses & Adjustments that restore and revitalize
The Complete Guide to Ayurvedic Nutrition and Body Types with Recipes
Author: Maya Tiwari
Pubpsher: Healing Arts Press
Category: Health & Fitness
This book is a profound but practical testament to the healing power of balanced living and shows how Ayurveda's ancient principles of health can help you achieve the highest levels of physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Cancer survivor Maya Tiwari provides a thorough profile of the seven body types and the foods best suited to each. Her book is the first to include a complete discussion of the personality or psychospiritual attributes of the Ayurvedic body types, as well as food charts, seasonal menus, and recommended daily routines for each type. A chapter on sadhanas focuses on activities of the hearth, home, garden, and community that activate our "cognitive memory" of right living. An extensive section of uncomplicated recipes, keyed to the body types, and another on home remedies help provide a painless transition to a healthier and more fulfilling lifestyle.
A guide to balanced living based on the ancient Indian practice of Ayurveda teaches readers how to use diet, meditation, exercise, and temperature regulation to achieve overall health and wellness. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Ayurvedic Healing presents the Ayurvedic treatment of common diseases, covering over eighty different ailments from the common cold to cancer. It provides a full range of treatment methods including diet, herbs, oils, gems, mantra and meditation. The book also shows the appropriate life-style practices and daily health considerations for your unique mind-body type both as an aid to disease treatment and for disease prevention. This extraordinary book is a complete manual of Ayurvedic health care that offers the wisdom of this ancient system of mind-body medicine to the modern reader relative to our special health concerns today. The present edition is a revised and expanded version of the original 1989 edition, covering additional diseases and adding new treatments.
Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India, teaches that food plays an essential part in one's health and sense of well-being. Here is an authentic guide of the Ayurvedic approach to food and tasty vegetarian cooking. The recipes are formulated using herbs and spices to help balance the constitution of each person. The effects of the foods on individual constitution is included with every recipe together with the medicinal properties of many of the foods. This is a cookbook and much more. Included in this book are chapters on: the principles of Ayurveda and individual constitution; maintaining one's health, digestion and constitutional balance; the importance of proper food combining for optimal well-being; setting up an Ayurvedic kitchen and planning menus inclusive of every member of your family and more than 100 recipes of delicious Ayurvedic cuisine. These important sections include even more benefits from Ayurveda: nearly 300 simple remedies for everything from the common cold and skin problems to stabilizing blood sugar in diabetics, all using familiar household herbs, fruits and vegetables! A chart for determining your individual constitution. Comprehensive food guidelines for basic constitutional types. A listing of the qualities of foods and their affects on the doshas.
Eat better and live healthier with this easy-to-follow Ayurvedic cookbook. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of health and healing based on the principle that each human being is unique and has a distinct individual constitution, genetic inheritance and predisposition to certain ailments. Practitioners can stay healthy and happy by following rules such as: Warm, comfort foods like Shepherd's pie or butternut soup can help alleviate joint pain and poor circulation brought on by chilly, windy weather. In summer, pasta primavera, shimp salad, sauteed tofu, and other sweet and light foods cool off irritable moods and help digestive problems. Pungent, astringent foods—savory lentils, turkey loaf, kasha and the like —can help ease the distress of a winter cold. The Quick & Easy Ayurvedic Cookbook allows you to easily implement Ayurvedic principles in your cooking and improve your health without devoting long hours of study to the subject or breaking your budget. Learn how to cure insomnia and indigestion, and even mood swings, just by making food choices based on your Ayurvedic constitution. The recipes include familiar favorites making this cookbook a practical addition to your kitchen and home.