By Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa & Michael Tierra
Trade paperback book
370 pages, 6.00 x 9.00″
This is a complete and accessible guidebook of fundamental information on ayurvedic diagnosis, food and diet, therapy, and the ayurvedic materia medica and formulary. Each herb description includes scientific, common, ayurvedic, and English name; family, part used, temperature and taste attributes, dosha effects, actions, uses, cautions, and preparation and dosage. The formulas include a brief synopsis, uses, ingredients, and dosage. Chapters on specific diseases and treatments discuss the ayurvedic take on conditions ranging from cataracts, depression, and herpes to detoxification, erectile dysfunction, and allergies. Also included are home remedies, recipes, and integrating ayurveda into your lifestyle.