Textbook of Ayurveda by Vasant Lad
General Principles for Management and Treatment Volume IIIVasant Lad is one of the most famous Ayurvedic doctors and teachers worldwide. After Volume 1 describes the general principles and Volume 2 describes the clinical investigation, Volume 3 deals with the practical basics of Ayurvedic therapy. Vasant Lad explains the full range of treatment options. He explains the essential protocols step by step and shows how the disturbed dosha of a patient moves and can be drained during the treatment. A large chapter is devoted to food as medicine. dr Lad gives clear recommendations on how to eat, how much and when, depending on type (dosha) and time of year. Equally important is a healthy lifestyle with daily routines depending on the phase of the year and dosha. As one of the cornerstones of Ayurvedic therapy, the Panchakarma cure is explained in detail as well as a wide variety of drainage measures, individual rejuvenation healing plans and soothing therapies. Subtle healing methods such as sound and speech therapy, massage treatment, colour, taste and aroma therapy are also used. Yoga exercises, breathing techniques (Pranayama) and the use of medicinal herbs and oils are also described. Impressive case studies illustrate the effectiveness of the various approaches. The book is unique in scope and depth - a basic work for every Ayurveda therapist and interested person. "Dr. Vasant Lad explains the profound wisdom of Ayurveda in a way that makes it vivid and accessible to serious students. I can only express my gratitude for this volume, as it vividly illuminates the myriad of possibilities that an Ayurvedic practitioner can offer treatment is available." -Premal Patel, Banyan Botanicals, USA "Dr. Lad's transmission of Ayurveda is truly a master: absolutely profound and comprehensive, yet easy to understand and absorb. His new book represents a treasure trove of practical Ayurvedic wisdom for our time." -Rebecca and Sascha Kriese, Ayurvedic Physicians, England "This textbook is packed with practical insights that only someone with profound Ayurvedic knowledge can convey so succinctly. With this text, Dr. Lad shares with us the priceless gift of his wisdom that you will find in the process will help to fulfill the task of Ayurveda: eliminate suffering and rejuvenate health. We are forever indebted to him." - Sebastian Pole, Author, Ayurvedic Medicine "Dr. Vasant Lad continues to illuminate the wisdom of Ayurveda in a way that makes it vivid and accessible to many serious students. I can only express my gratitude for this volume for it is insightful the variety of therapy options available to an Ayurvedic doctor." - dr Premal Patel, Wellness Director, Banyan Botanicals Vasant Lad, B.M.A.S., M.A.Sc. is an Ayurvedic doctor. He received his Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.M.A.S.) degree from Pune University in 1968 and a Master of Ayurvedic Science (M.A.Sc.) degree from Pune, India in 1980. He worked for three years as Medical Director at the Ayurveda Hospital in Pune. For seven years he held a chair as Professor of Clinical Medicine at Pune University College of Ayurvedic Medicine, where he was a teacher for many years. Vasant Lad's academic and practical training includes the study of allopathy (western medicine) and surgery as well as traditional Ayurveda.
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