It is an easy-to-read, lavishly illustrated book that shows how it works. RAther than relying on medication to cure ailments, as Western medicine does, Ayurveda emphasizes daily nutrition habits and physical routines for maintaining health so that you don`t get sick in the first place. You will find out how to tell which physical type you are and then get full information on the practical regimens that are right for you. You`ll find ways to diagnose and treat many conditions yourself that might otherwise eventually require medical attention. And specific treatments are given for a variety of illnesses, with suggestions, for daily living, including nutrition, relief of stress, and detoxifying environmental pollutants. Everyone who is interested in maintaining his health the natural way will find intriguing ideas on every page of this book.
For more than 30 years, Yoga Journal has been helping readers achieve the balance and well-being they seek in their everyday lives. With every issue,Yoga Journal strives to inform and empower readers to make lifestyle choices that are healthy for their bodies and minds. We are dedicated to providing in-depth, thoughtful editorial on topics such as yoga, food, nutrition, fitness, wellness, travel, and fashion and beauty.
Discover the ancient Medical system of India, called Ayurveda in this book, which examines noth the historical origin and spread, as well as traditional areas as Yoga and Astrology, and also deeper aspects of Ayyurvedic diagnosis and treatment methods for the Practitioner and novice alike.
Since the 1950s the prevalence of the so-called 'diseases of civilisation' has continued to skyrocket in Western countries. Today, as the same story is beginning to be repeated in newly industrialised nations, modern diseases are reaching pandemic proportions. Why has this happened? The medical profession's spin is that the culprit is the aging of the population. But, as Cry for Health (Vol 1) reveals, there is overwhelming evidence for why our populations are ailing, evidence health authorities and governments have chosen to ignore, or have refused to acknowledge, or have kept hidden from the public to keep them clueless to the real culprits: many modern technologies and our modern lifestyles.
Mudras—also playfully called “finger power points”—are yoga positions for your hands and fingers. They can be practiced sitting, lying down, standing, or walking, at any time and place. Schooled in the traditional knowledge of this eastern art of healing, well-known Swiss yoga teacher, Gertrud Hirschi, shows how these easy techniques can recharge personal energy reserves and improve quality of life. These mysterious healing gestures can calm the stress, aggravations, and frustrations of everyday life. Readers will learn how to: Apply these simple exercises to prevent illness and support the healing of a great variety of physical and emotional problems. Use mudras to promote spiritual development. Additionally intensify the effect with breathing exercises, a affirmations, visualizations, herbs, nutrition, music, and colors. Also included are several full-body mudras and exercises to enhance any meditation and yoga practice.
Essential Ayurvedic Principles and Practices to Balance and Heal Naturally
Author: Susan Weis-Bohlen
Publisher: Althea Press
Category: Health & Fitness
When Susan Weis-Bohlen came across the Ayurvedic cleansing technique of panchakarma, she could not have imagined how the wisdom of Ayurveda would take shape in her life. What began as the release of damaging toxins and personal difficulties eventually grew into an impassioned vocation to guide others in their journeys towards a healthier state of mind, body, and spirit. Ayurveda Beginner's Guide offers newcomers a clear explanation of Ayurveda's holistic principles and gentle guidance for incorporating them into your daily life. Learn to keep your body healthy and whole with an accessible overview of Ayurvedic concepts, Introduce Ayurveda into your lifestyle gradually and practically with a 3-week plan for beginners, Identify your predominant mind-body types-vata, pitta, or kapha-and keep them balanced with step-by-step practices, recipes, and more, Choose from a wide range of Ayurvedic Techniques, Healing Recipes including kitcharis and soups, Lifestyle Practices like yoga and aromatherapy, Spiritual Rituals such as mindfulness and meditation, Seasonal Cleanses & Adjustments that restore and revitalize
Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India, teaches that food plays an essential part in one's health and sense of well-being. Here is an authentic guide of the Ayurvedic approach to food and tasty vegetarian cooking. The recipes are formulated using herbs and spices to help balance the constitution of each person. The effects of the foods on individual constitution is included with every recipe together with the medicinal properties of many of the foods. This is a cookbook and much more. Included in this book are chapters on: the principles of Ayurveda and individual constitution; maintaining one's health, digestion and constitutional balance; the importance of proper food combining for optimal well-being; setting up an Ayurvedic kitchen and planning menus inclusive of every member of your family and more than 100 recipes of delicious Ayurvedic cuisine. These important sections include even more benefits from Ayurveda: nearly 300 simple remedies for everything from the common cold and skin problems to stabilizing blood sugar in diabetics, all using familiar household herbs, fruits and vegetables! A chart for determining your individual constitution. Comprehensive food guidelines for basic constitutional types. A listing of the qualities of foods and their affects on the doshas.