This book provides a highly practical guide which introduces the reader to a complex body of knowledge about Ayurveda in simple and straightforward terms. Color illustrations.
This book clarifies what is to the western ear esoteric Ayurvedic terminology and offers a simplified overview of what to expect and look for regarding Ayurvedic treatment. It offers basic advice for improving health along with information on herbs common to Ayurvedic medicine and their uses. It also shows how Ayurvedic medical practices focus upon the whole person rather than the symptoms of disease, thus emphasizing the fact that western medicine has a great deal to learn from Ayurveda.