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Ayurvedic healing : contemporary Maharishi Ayurveda medicine and science

Author: Hari M Sharma; Christopher Clark, MD.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Singing Dragon, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Ayurveda is one of the World's oldest and most comprehensive systems of natural medicine, and is particularly useful for addressing the chronic conditions Western medicine finds difficult to treat. This authoritative book provides a comprehensive introduction to ayurvedic medicine for the practitioner or student, with a particular emphasis on the Maharishi tradition. The authors describe the foundations and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hari M Sharma; Christopher Clark, MD.
ISBN: 9781848190696 1848190697 9780857010636 0857010638
OCLC Number: 761365197
Notes: Revised edition of: Contemporary Ayurveda / Hari M. Sharma and Christopher S. Clark. 1998.
Description: 320 pages
Contents: Introduction. Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction: What Maharishi Ayurveda Offers to Clinical Medicine. 2. The 'Consciousness Model' of Medicine. 3. Foundations of Maharishi Ayurveda's Approach to Physiology and Anatomy. 4. Pathogenesis and Diagnosis. 5. Diet and Digestion. 6. Ama --
Toxic Build-up in the Physiology. 7. Active Ingredients, Free Radicals, Antioxidants, and the Herbal Pharmacopeia. 8. A Practical Application of the Consciousness Model: Transcendental Meditation. 9. The Effect of Emotions and Thinking on Health. 10. The Rhythms of Nature. 11. Purification Therapies: Maharishi Panchakarma. 12. Physical Exercise. 13. Women's Health: Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Pediatrics. 14. Ayurvedic Treatments for Common Medical Conditions with Case Studies. 15. Vedic Approaches to Health. Appendices. Appendix I: Pronunciation Guide. Appendix II: Resources. Index.
Responsibility: Hari Sharma and Christopher Clark ; medical editor, Marc S. Micozzi.


This complete guide to the ancient Indian natural health care system of Maharishi Ayurveda explains how Ayurveda addresses the mind, body and environment to provide a full spectrum of time-tested and  Read more...


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