Overview for The Yoga of Herbs
This book offers a detailed explanation and classification of herbs, using the ancient system of Ayurveda. This fully developed and theoretically articulated medical system development in India, has proved effective for more than 5000 years as the countryâ€™s classical healing tradition. More than 270 herbs are listed, with 108 herbs explained in detail. Included are many of the most Ayurvedic perspective. Important Chinese and special Ayurvedic herbs are introduced. Beautiful diagrams and charts, as well as detailed glossaries, appendices and index are included.
David Frawley (Author)
David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri) is one of the few Westerners recognized in India as a Vedacharya or teacher of the ancient Vedic wisdom. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Vedic topics including Ayurveda, Vedic Astrology, Vedanta, Hinduism, Yoga and Tantra, as well as translations and interpretations from the Vedas. Dr. Frawley has been given many awards for his work in India including the Veda Vyasa award by the International Institute of Indian Studies. He is a Jyotish Kovid through the Indian Council of Astrological Sciences, and is also the President of the American Council of Vedic Astrology, the American offshoot of the Indian Council. He has a Doctor's degree in Chinese Medicine and has also been certified as an expert through the University of Poona for his knowledge of Yoga and Ayurveda. He is presently Director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies.
Vasant 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.