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Ayurvedic Medicine

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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 15 Sep 2012
This resource brings the unique theories and traditions of Ayurveda alive so that they are accessible to the complementary health practitioner of today. This book offers a clear, accessible and yet detailed guide to Ayurvedic herbalism. It encompasses a brief history of the growth of Ayurveda, a discussion of its fundamental principles, treatment strategies as well as the energetic approach of traditional Ayurvedic herbal pharmacy and pharmacology.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781848191136
ISBN-10: 1848191138
Pagini: 400
Ilustrații: 188 colour photographs
Dimensiuni: 196 x 246 x 30 mm
Greutate: 1.41 kg
Editura: Singing Dragon

Notă biografică

Sebastian Pole, Lic OHM, Ayur HC, is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Chinese Herbalist working in Bath, UK, and is also a passionate ecologist. He is a member of the Ayurvedic Practitioners Association and former Director of the Pharmacopoeia Committee, as well as a member of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine. He has spent many years living in India studying Ayurveda and Yoga, has a degree in Hindi and Indian Religions and is a qualified yoga teacher. Sebastian is the Herbal Director and founding partner of Pukka Herbs, The Organic Ayurvedic Herb Specialists.

Cuprins

About the Author.; Dedication.; Preface.; Acknowledgements.; Abbreviations.; Introduction.; Part I.; 1. The History of Ayurveda and the Growth of the Materia Medica.; 2. The Basic Principles of Ayurveda.; 3. Ayurvedic Herbal Pharmacology and Pharmacy.: Dravyaguna and Bhaisajya Vyakhyana.; 4. Ayurvedic Therapy and Treatment: Cikitsa. Case Studies.; 5. The Scientific Basis of Ayurveda.; Part II.; 6. Plant Profiles. Plant Profile Template. Ajmoda. Ajwain. Aloe. Amalaki. Anthrapachaka. Aragvadha. Arjuna. Askoka. Ashwagandha. Bakuchi. Bala. Bhallataka. Bhringaraja. Bhumiamalaki. Bibhitaki. Bilva. Brahmi. Cardamon. Castor. Chiretta. Chitraka. Chrysanthemum. Cinnamon. Cloves. Coleus. Coriander. Cumin. Damanaka. Daruharidra. Devadaru. Dhattura. Ephedra. Fennel. Fenugreek. Frankincense (Indian). Garlic. Ginger. Gokshura. Gotu Kola. Guduchi. Guggulu. Gurmar. Haritaki. Hemp Seed. Hingu. Jasmine. Jatamamsi. Kalamegha. Kanchanara. Kapikacchu. Karavella. Krishna Jiraka. Kushtha. Kutaja. Kutki. Lemon and Lime. Lemongrass. Licorice. Lotus. Manjishtha. Mint. Mustaka. Mustard Seed. Myrrh. Neem. Nutmeg. Pepper. Pippali. Pit Shirisha. Pomegranate. Psyllium. Punarnava. Pushkaramoola. Rhubarb. Rose. Safed Musali. Safflower. Saffron. Salt. Sandalwood. Sariva. Sarpagandha. Senna. Shankhapushpi. Shatavari. Shilajit. Tagarah. Tila. Trivrut. Tulsi. Turmeric. Vacha. Vamsa Lochana. Varuna. Vasa. Vidanga. Vidari.; 7. 52 Common Ayurvedic Formulas. Asava, Arista: Medicated Wines. Avaleha: Medicinal Jams. Curna: Powder Preparations. Pusyanuga Curna. Guggulu: Pills made with Commiphora Mukul. Kvatha: Decoctions. Siddha Ghrta: Medicated Ghees. Siddha Taila: Medicated Oils. Vati: Tablets.; Part III.; Appendix 1: Tables.; Appendix 2: Treatment Glossary.; Appendix 3: Glossary of Terms.; Appendix 4: Resources.; Appendix 5: Bibliography.; Appendix 6: Index of Plant Names.; Appendix 7: A Note on the Transliteration and Pronunciation of the Sounds.; Index.

Recenzii

'Pole has created a multi-faceted text on Ayurvedic herbs and their medicinal use.The whole text, beautifully presented by Elsevier is a treasure that belongs in the library of every student and practitioner!'From Light on Ayurvedic Journal, Spring 2008