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The Yoga of Herbs

An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine

For the first time, here is a detailed explanation and classification of herbs, using the ancient system of Ayurveda. More than 270 herbs are listed, with 108 herbs explained in detail. Included are many of the most commonly used western herbs with a profound Ayurvedic perspective. Important Chinese and special Ayurvedic herbs are introduced. Beautiful diagrams and Charts, as well as detailed glossaries, appendices and index are included.

About the Author

David Frawley is a Vedic teacher and educator with numerous books in several Vedic and Yogic fields published worldwide over the past thirty years. He is the founder and director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies in Santa Fe, New Mexico (, which offers courses and publications on Ayurvedic medicine, Yoga and meditation, and Vedic astrology. He is also involved in important research into ancient Vedic texts and is a well known modern exponent of Hinduism and Sanatana Dharma. His work is high respected in traditional circles in India, where he has received many awards, as well as influential in the West, where he is involved in many Vedic and Yogic schools, ashrams and associations.

About the Author

Vasant Lad brings a wealth of classroom and practical experience to the United States. He received the degree of Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery in 1968 in India and a Master of Ayurvedic Science in 1980. Vasant Lad's academic and practical training also includes the study of allopathic medicine (Western Medicine) and surgery. In 1984, he founded The Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico. He is the author of 11 books on Ayurveda as well as hundreds of articles and other writings.

Paperback: 249 pages

Publisher: Lotus Press in 2001

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0-941524-24-8

ISBN-13: 978-0-9415-2424-7

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