Textbook of Ayurveda: General principles of management and treatment

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Ayurvedic Press, 2002 - Medicine, Ayurvedic - 668 pages
This book brings forth the practices of Ayurveda from the ancient texts and presents them in a systematic organization that is readily accessible to a Western audience. Dr. Lad provides comprehensive information on therapeutic modalities including diet and lifestyle recommendations, palliative and cleansing therapies, subtle healing methods including individual rejuvenation protocols, yoga and pranayama practices and herbal substances as well as management techniques according to dosha, shatu, srotamist and the subtle essences. Each section clearly explains the principles of the healing techniques, often with the steps outlined for the reader, in addition to the herbal substances and their practical application. It is an essential reference for the Ayurvedic practitioner.

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