Ayurvedic Healing: A Comprehensive Guide

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Lotus Press, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 448 pages
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Ayurvedic Healing presents the Ayurvedic treatment of common diseases, covering over eighty different ailments from the common cold to cancer. It provides a full range of treatment methods including diet, herbs, oils, gems, mantra and meditation. The book also shows the appropriate life-style practices and daily health considerations for your unique mind-body type both as an aid to disease treatment and for disease prevention. The present edition is an expanded version of the original 1989 edition, covering additional diseases and adding new treatments.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
RIGHT LIVING THROUGH AYURVEDA
5
The Three Doshas The Dynamics of the LifeForce
6
The Six Taste The Energetics of Healing Substances
21
Constitutional Examination How to Determine Your Unique Mindbody Type
29
Examination of Disease The Patterns of Imbalance
43
Ayurvedic LifeRegimens Balancing the Doshas
59
Ayurvedic Diet Personalizing Your Dietary Regimen
79
Care of Children and the Elderly
289
Nervous System Disorders
303
Ayurvedic Psychology Mental and Emotional Disorders
315
Treating the LifeForce Pranic Healing
345
AYURVEDIC REMEDIAL MEASURES
353
Herb Usage
354
Classical Ayurvedic Formulas
361
Modern Ayurvedic Formulas
383

Ayurvedic Therapies The Methods of Reintegration 1 Tonification and Rejuvenation
107
Ayurvedic Therapies The Methods of Reintegration 2 Deyoxification and Pancha Karma
117
THE AYURVEDIC TREATMENT OF DISEASE
135
Diseases of the Digestive System
136
Diseases of the large Intestine
171
Disorders of the Respiratory System
195
Circulatory System Disorders
209
Diseases of the Urinary Tract And Water Metabolism Disorders
229
Reproductive System Disorders
239
Miscellaneous Conditions
267
Oils Aroma Therapy and Incense
393
Spiritual Remedial Measures Gem Therapy and Mantra
397
APPENDICES
407
2 Glossary of Herbs
410
3 Bibliography
418
4 Resources
419
5 Index
431
6 About the Author
445
7 American Institute of Vedic Studies
446
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