Author: Anil K MehtaNaveen K Gupta/R N SharmaPublisher: B Jain Pub.Year: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 494ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170219345
Ayurveda is attracting attention as a solution to the problems of toxicity, development of resistance in causative organism, huge cost of diagnostics and medicines.This book is based on the eternal wisdom of the ancient sages who received this science as a divine blessing for the benefit of suffering humanity. This wisdom is based on the perfect wholeness of cosmic consciousness through religious introspection and meditation. Health and Harmony Through Ayurveda presents in detail the knowledge of constitution and its balancing principles, lifestyle counseling including ayurveda management of common disorders, dietetics, pharmacology, knowledge of massage with elaboration of marma-the vital point and panchakarma-one of the major healing technique of systemic purification programme of revitalization. This book presents the ayurvedic principles in an understandable language which a lay person, beginner, scholars, practitioners of modern and complementary medicine and scientific community may wish to study.
INTRODUCTIONPREFACEFOREWORDOur originThe gross elements-Panch mahabhutaHistorical ReviewHolistic HealthPrakritiExamination of the patientSrotasNatural urges and their suppressionDieteticsGhrita, Honey and ChayavanprashDosha, Dhatu and MalaAgniAmaPharmacologyRasayanaOjas and BalaPanchakarmaMarmaBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX