The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies

The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies

by Vasant Lad
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The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies by Vasant Lad

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780609802861
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date: 04/28/1999
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 122,809
Product dimensions: 7.35(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

VASANT LAD, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc., was born in India and served three years as the medical director of the Ayurvedic Hospital in Pune, India. He is a world-renowned expert on the practices and health benefits of Ayurvedic medicine and has lectured at seminars and workshops with Deepak Chopra, M.D., and Andrew Weil, M.D. Founder of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he currently serves as its director.

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The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed reading this book because the author has such an easy to understand style of writing. The concepts are clear and esaily applied to every day life without a lot of scientific language and many charts and illustrations. It helped me to find my true constitution and suggests ways to heal minor ailments and doshic problems. I used this book in my business. I am a Natural Health Practitioner. It is a great help for analyzing Ayurvedic diets and bodily humors
Guest More than 1 year ago
Straightforward style. Ayurvedic remedies are practical. Tried some remedies and they worked just fine. This book may not be a useful reference for major illnesses of extreme nature.
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