Overview for Ayurvedic Herbology: East & West: A Practical Guide to Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine
This is a comprehensive and practical guide to Ayurvedic herbal medicine. Importantly, it is one of the first books to categorize commonly used Western medicinal plants with Ayurvedic herbal energetics. It also focuses on traditional Ayurvedic herbs and formulas that are readily available. Other topics include Ayurvedic theory, the art of herbal formulation, medicine making, and home remedies.
Vishnu Dass (Author)
Vishnu Dass is an Ayurvedic practitioner and herbalist and the owner and director of Blue Lotus Ayurveda. He received his training under the guidance of Dr. Vasant Lad and is a graduate of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM. Having served on the board of directors for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, he remains an honorary lifetime practitioner member. He teaches extensively Ayurveda and Yoga philosophy for schools of clinical herbalism as well as Yoga retreat centers and teacher training programs. His knowledge in both Eastern and Western herbal traditions combined with years of clinical practice come together in his practical and inspired writing.
Vasant Dattatray Lad (Author)
Dr. Vasant Lad, a native of India, has been a practitioner and Professor of Ayurvedic Medicine for more than 15 years. For the past four years he has been conducing the only full-time program of study on Ayurveda in the United States as Director of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Lad has lectured extensively throughout the U.S. and has published numerous articles on ayurveda. He has also authored Ayurvedic : the Science of Self-Healing.