The Handbook of Ayurveda: India's Medical Wisdom Explained
Shantha GodagamaISBN: 1856264246;
Book DescriptionThis practical and inspirational handbook touches on every aspect of Ayurveda, a traditional healing system of India, for beginners, and serves as a refresher course for more seasoned students. Written by one of the world's leading Ayurveda practitioners and teachers, this guide offers a complete overview and lays out the principal areas of the system - involving eight branches that include medicine, toxicology, and geriatrics - in ways that are easy to follow yet not oversimplified. The author outlines the history, terminology, and practice, and includes a glossary of terms and a well-researched treatment section. The book also contextualizes Ayurveda within Buddhism, and recommends therapies and the herbs and plants that best accompany them.
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