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A comprehensive resource by one of the world’s most respected Ayurveda experts

Ayurveda is the art of good life and gentle healing. It is a holistic system of medicine that includes prevention, psychology, diet, and treatment. Join Hans H. Rhyner, a leading authority on Ayurveda, as he explores the principles, therapies, and collected knowledge of this powerful approach to health and wellbeing, including:

Anatomical Aspects (Rachana Sharira)
Evolutionary Physiology (Kriya Sharira)
Constitution (Prakruti)
Pathology (Samprapti)
Diagnostics (Nidana)
Pharmacology (Dravya Guna)
Treatment Strategies (Chikitsa)
Nutritional Sciences (Annavijnana)
Preventative Medicine (Swasthavritta)
Quintet of Therapeutics (Panchakarma)
Clinical Applications

Filled with natural treatment suggestions and herbal remedies for dozens of conditions, Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Ayurveda provides detailed explanations of the most important topics in the field, such as:

The Legend of Ayurveda
Creation and Evolution (Sankhya)
Logic and Analysis (Nyaya-Vaisheshika)
The Channel System (Srota)
Vital Points (Marma)
Seven Basic Tissues (Sapta Dhatus)
Biological Fire (Agni)
Toxic Wastes (Ama)
Somatic Constitution
Psychic Constitution
Causes of Disease (Nidana)
Six Stages of Pathogenesis (Kriya Kala)
Observation and Examination
Principles of Treatment
Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Eight Considerations on Food
Diet for Your Constitution
Kitchen Pharmacy
Daily Healthy Habits (Dinacarya)
Rules for Different Seasons (Rutacarya)
Ethical Life (Sadvritta)
Purificatory Treatments (Pradhanakarma)
Dietetics (Pascat Karma)
Spirituality in Psychotherapy (Vedanta)
Ayurveda Surgery
Ayurveda Psychiatry
Vastu-Vedic Geomancy
Medical Astrology
And Much More