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
- Medicinal Usage of Kitchen Herbs & Spices
- First Aid
- Food Antidotes
- And 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.
Dr. Vasant Lad, a native of India, has been a practitioner and professor of Ayurvedic Medicine for more than 15 years. For the past four years, he has conducted the only full-time program of study on Ayurveda in the United States as Director of The Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Lad has lectured extensively throughout the U.S. and has written numerous published articles on Ayurveda.