Ayurveda For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118306686
  • ISBN-13: 9781118306680
  • DDC: 615.538
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Rebalance your mind, body and spirit - the natural way! Ayurveda is an ancient system of prevention and treatment of illness by maintaining balance in the body, mind and spirit according to individual body type. Ayurveda For Dummies provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to this area of complementary medicine, considering the origins and history of Ayurveda as well as practical guidance on utilising the correct balance of nutrition and exercise, herbal remedies, yoga and Ayurvedic massage to treat ailments and maintain a healthy, happy lifestyle.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Getting Started with Ayurveda.
2: Introducing Ayurveda: The Science of Life.
3: Focuseing on the Fundamental Principles.
4: Uncovering the Subtle Energy Systems.
5: Determining Your Constitution.
6: Living in Harmony with Ayurveda:Promoting Good Health.
7: Ease and Disease: Health According to Ayurveda.
8: The Rules of the Day: Dinacharya and Staying in Balance.
9: Seeking Union with Yoga.
10: Night-Time Rituals for Sound Sleep and Fertility.
11: Changing Your Diet with the Seasons.
12: Appetising Approaches to a Healthy Diet.
13: Stimulating the Palate: A Taste of Things to Come.
14: Selecting the Right Diet for Your Type.
15: Optimising Your Diet: A Recipe for Success.
16: Fitting Ways to Enhance Healing.
17: Stoking the Fire: Caring for Your Digestive System.
18: The Respiratory System: Breathing Life into Your Body.
19: Flexible Approaches for Your Musculoskeletal System.
20: The Secrets of Healthy Skin and Hair.
21: The Part of Tens.
22: Ten Herbs for Maintaining Health.
23: Ten Super Spices for Your Kitchen.
24: Appendices.
Appendix A: Sanskrit Glossary.
Appendix B: Botanical Index.
Appendix C: Suppliers.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgements.