9781780972626

Ayurveda The Ancient Indian Medical System, Focusing on the Prevention of Disease Through Diet, Lifestyle and Herbalism

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  • ISBN13:

    9781780972626

  • ISBN10:

    1780972628

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-03-05
  • Publisher: Carlton Books

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Summary

This comprehensive guide to Ayurveda, the world's oldest complete medical system, offers a holistic approach to balancing the body's three vital doshas. It covers four major Ayurvedic treatments: detoxification, medicines or drugs, dietary regime, and lifestyle changes. Special emphasis is placed on the preventive aspect of Indian medicine, including allied therapies such as yoga and meditation, and there's an in-depth analysis of body/mind types and Ayurvedic cures for common ailments.

Author Biography

Gopi Warrier is one of the most prominent promoters of Ayurvedic treatment outside India, and a widely published author, poet, and playwright. In 1989 he established the Ayurvedic Company of Great Britain in association with the leading Ayurvedic hospitals in India, and has acted as a consultant to the United Nations for the development of herbal medicine. Gopi also founded the Ayurvedic Charitable Hospital in London, the first Ayurvedic hospital outside India.

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