Ayurveda

Author
By Todd Caldecott, CIH AHG
ISBN
9780723434108
Publication Date
06-09-2006
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  • Full-color insert contains photos of the 50 herbs covered, pictured alongside a ruler for scale.
  • Useful appendices include information on the Chakra system, dietary and lifestyle regimes, ayurvedic formulations, ayurvedic weights and measures, and more.
This unique one-of-a-kind book is a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of Ayurveda, and discusses the practical use of therapies such as diet, exercise, yoga, meditation, massage, and herbal remedies. The book also includes detailed information on Ayurvedic pharmacology and pharmacy, clinical methods and examinations, and general treatment protocols. Plus, a helpful section provides a comprehensive materia medica of 50 Indian herbs that include botanical descriptions, traditional Ayurvedic knowledge, constituent data and the latest medical research, as well as clinical indications, formulations, and dosages.

Key Features
  • Helpful full-color insert containing photos of the 50 herbs covered, alongside a ruler for scale, allows the reader to quickly identify herbs correctly.
  • Includes useful appendices, including information on dietary and lifestyle regimens, Ayurvedic formulations, Ayurvedic weights and measures, glossaries on Ayurvedic terms, and medical substances.
  • Unique contributions include a discussion of pathology, clinical methods, diagnostic techniques, and treatment methods from an Ayurvedic perspective.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780723434108
Product Format Book
Author Information By Todd Caldecott, CIH AHG, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Clinical Herbalist in private practice, Vancouver BC, Canada.
Table of Content Part One: Theory and Practice of Ayurveda

1. Foundation

2. Theory

3. Constitution and Consciousness

4. The Physical Body

5. Ayurvedic Living

6. Pharmacology and Pharmacy

7. Food and Drink

8. Pathology and Disease

9. Clinical Methodology and Case History

10. Clinical Examination

11. Treatment of Disease

Part Two: Ayurvedic Materia medica

Appendix 1. Dietary and Lifestyle Regimens

Appendix 2. Ayurvedic Formulations

Appendix 3. Glossary of Ayurvedic Herbs, Minerals and Animal Products

Appendix 4. Ayurvedic Weights and Measures

Appendix 5. Glossary of Ayurvedic Terms

Appendix 6. Ayurvedic Resources

Bibliography and References

Index
Publication Date 06-09-2006
Pages 392
Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
Stock Status In Stock
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