Key Features

  • Helpful full-color insert containing photos of the 50 herbs covered, alongside a ruler for scale, allows the reader to quickly identify herbs correctly.
  • Includes useful appendices, including information on dietary and lifestyle regimens, Ayurvedic formulations, Ayurvedic weights and measures, glossaries on Ayurvedic terms, and medical substances.
  • Unique contributions include a discussion of pathology, clinical methods, diagnostic techniques, and treatment methods from an Ayurvedic perspective.

Table of Contents

Part One: Theory and Practice of Ayurveda

1. Foundation

2. Theory

3. Constitution and Consciousness

4. The Physical Body

5. Ayurvedic Living

6. Pharmacology and Pharmacy

7. Food and Drink

8. Pathology and Disease

9. Clinical Methodology and Case History

10. Clinical Examination

11. Treatment of Disease

Part Two: Ayurvedic Materia medica

Appendix 1. Dietary and Lifestyle Regimens

Appendix 2. Ayurvedic Formulations

Appendix 3. Glossary of Ayurvedic Herbs, Minerals and Animal Products

Appendix 4. Ayurvedic Weights and Measures

Appendix 5. Glossary of Ayurvedic Terms

Appendix 6. Ayurvedic Resources

Bibliography and References

Index

Details

No. of pages:
392
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780723435211
Print ISBN:
9780723434108

About the author

Todd Caldecott

Affiliations and Expertise

Ayurvedic Practitioner and Clinical Herbalist in private practice, Vancouver BC, Canada