Author: David Frawley
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120820347
This book offers a detailed explanation and classification of herbs, using the ancient system of Ayurveda. This fully developed and theoretically articulated medical system developed in India has proved itself effective for more than 5000 years as that country's classical healing tradition.
More than 270 herbs are listed, with 108 herbs explained in detail. Included are many of the most commonly used western herbs with a profound Ayurvedic perspective. Important Chinese and special Ayurvedic herbs are introduced. Beautiful diagrams and charts, as well as detailed glossaries, appendices and index are included.
The authors deal with the therapeutic aspects of herbs, inclusive of their classification and preparation.
The Hindu, Madras, 18 July, 1995
The authors discuss the various Herbal Teas in vogue today and recommend the herbs and sweeteners suited to one's constitution.
-Indian Review of Books, 21,
16 June, 1995 -15 July 1995
This book intends to promote natural systems of healing clearly shows that the Western system of medication may have to face a challenging task in times to come.
-Sushil Soni, Swagat, April 1997
This book serve, as a guide, to the citizens of the 21st century for leading a happy and healthy life by using the wisdom of the past seers and scientists who have done this great research in the modern scientific world.
-Dr J N Puri
National Herald, New Delhi, 27 Sep 1997
HERBOLOGY: EAST AND WEST
THE MANIFESTATION OF CONSCIOUSNESS INTO PLANTS
Background of Ayurvedic Medicine
Management of Individual Constitution (Dosha)
How to prepare and use herbs according to Ayurveda
How to Prepare Herbs Ayurvedically
Additional Methods of Herbal Preparation
Mantra, Yantra and Meditation
Herbs for Ayurvedic Usage
Table, Chart and Diagrams