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Dharmananda Books

Health & Wellness


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The Ayurvedic Cookbook By Amadea Morningstar, Amadea Moringstar, Irmila Desai, Urmila Desai

Discovery of Magnetic Health by George J. Washnis

Diet For A Small Planet By Frances Moore Lappe

NEW! Don't Drink Your Milk!: New Frightening Medical Facts About the World's Most Overrated Nutrient
By Frank A. Oski (added 05-27-99)

Chitin-Chitosan: The Choice Food Supplement for over 10,000 Physicians in Japan By Koji Asaoka

Feng Shui Step by Step: Arranging Your Home for Health and Happiness With Personalized Astrological Charts By T. Raphael Simons

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Himalayan Mountain Cookery: A Vegetarian Cookbook

How to Deal With Back Pain and Rheumatoid Joint Pain By F. Batmanghelidj M.D.

Magnet Therapy: Balancing Your Body's Energy Flow for Self-Healing By Holger Hannemann

Magnet Therapy: The Pain Cure Alternative By Ron Lawrence, Judith Plowden, Ronald M. Lawrence, and Paul J. Rosch

Magnetic Field Therapy Handbook: Balancing Your Energy Field By Walls

NEW! Milk: The Deadly Poison By Robert Cohen & Jane Heimlich (added 05-27-99)

Natural Health, Natural Medicine: A Comprehensive Manual for Wellness and Self-Care By Andrew Weil

The Pain Releif Breakthrough By Julian Whitaker, Brenda Adderly

Personalize Your Feng Shui: A Step-By-Step Guide to the Pillars of Destiny By Evelyn Lip

Prescription for Nutritional Healing By James F. Balch, Phyllis A. Balch

Reclaiming Our Health: Exploding the Medical Myth and Embracing the Source of True Healing By John Robbins

NEW! The Sunfood Diet Success System : 36 Lessons in Health Transformation
By David Wolfe(Editor)

Vegan Delights: Gourmet Vegetarian Specialties By Jeanne Marie Martin

Your Body's Many Cries for Water By F. Batmanghelidj M.D.

The Yoga of Herbs: An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine Dr.Vasant Lad Read Review

PREFACE

FOREWORD HERBOLOGY: EAST AND WEST

THE MANIFESTATION OF CONSCIOUSNESS INTO PLANTS

BACKGROUND OF AYURVEDIC MEDICINE
Spiritual Background
The Three Gunas
The Five Elements
The Three Doshas
The Seven Dhatus and Ojas
The Five Pranas
Bodily Systems (Srotas)
Agni and Plants

HERBAL ENERGETICS
Taste (Rasa)
Energy (Virya)
Vipaka, Post-digestive Effect
Prabhdva, Special Potency
Description of the Six Tastes

MANAGEMENT OF INDIVIDUAL CONSTITUTION (DOSHA)
Management of Kapha
Management of Pitta
Management of Vata
Detoxification/Management of Ama

HERBAL THERAPEUTICS

Alternative Herbs (Rakta Shodhana karma)
Antiparasitical and Anthelmintic Herbs (Krumighna karma)
Astringent Herbs (Stambhana karma)
Bitter Tonic and Antipyretic Herbs
Carminative Herbs (Vata-anuloman)
Diaphoretic Herbs (Svedana karma)
Diuretic Herbs (Mutrala karma)
Emmenagogues (Raktabhisarana karma)
Expectorant and Demulcent Herbs (Kasa-Svasahara)
Laxative and Purgative Herbs
Nervine and Antispasmodic Herbs
Stimulant and Digestive Herbs (Dipana-Pachana karma)
Tonics

HOW TO PREPARE AND USE HERBS ACCORDING TO AYURVEDA

HOW TO PREPARE HERBS AYURVEDICALLY
The Five Main Methods of Herbal Preparation (Pancha Kashaya)

ADDITIONAL METHODS OF HERBAL PREPARATION
Medicated Oil (Siddhd Taila)
Medicated Ghee (Siddha Ghrita)
Media of Intake (Anupanda)
Herbs for External Usage
Routes of Administration
Times of Administration
Compounds
Dosages

MANTRA, YANTRA AND MEDITATION

HERBS FOR AYURVEDIC USAGE
A. COMMONLY AVAILABLE HERBS
B. SPECIAL ORIENTAL HERBS

APPENDICES
I. Beverage Teas for The Three Doshas
II. Herb Chart
III. First Aid Treatments
IV. English Glossary
V. Sanskrit Glossary
VI. Latin Appendix

BOTANICAL INDEX

GENERAL INDEX

BIBLIOGRAPHY

SOURCES FOR HERBS AND HERBAL PRODUCTS

ABOUT THE AUTHORS