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The Yoga of Herbs - An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine
The Yoga of Herbs - An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine

The Yoga of Herbs - An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine

by David Frawley

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Language

English

Publisher

Motilal Banarsidass

ISBN

8120820347 - Year: 2004 - Pages: 265

Binding

Paperback

David Frawley

Author: David Frawley
Vasant Lad/
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 265
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120820347

Description

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.

REVIEWS

The authors deal with the therapeutic aspects of herbs, inclusive of their classification and preparation.
-Uma Krishnaswamy
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

Contents

PREFACE

FOREWORD

HERBOLOGY: EAST AND WEST

THE MANIFESTATION OF CONSCIOUSNESS INTO PLANTS

Background of Ayurvedic Medicine

Herbal Energetics

Management of Individual Constitution (Dosha)

Herbal Therapeutics

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

Appendices

Botanical Index

General Index

Bibliography

Table, Chart and Diagrams

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