The Beginner's Guide to Ayurvedic Home Remedies: Ancient Healing for Modern Life (Paperback)
Ayurveda is the oldest medical system in the world. It has been used for over 5,000 years. Yet, for all of its incredible healing wisdom, it can often seem complicated or hard to translate for today’s audience. Free from esoteric information that you don’t want or need, this guide gives you simplified, need-to-know information on finding your dosha and the best ayurvedic approach for you.
The Beginner’s Guide to Ayurvedic Home Remedies includes practical remedies for the most common modern ailments/health concerns, including immunity, quality sleep, hormone balance, pain relief, longevity, and aging well.
Each remedy gives a three-part action plan of herbal remedies, food, and lifestyle practices to restore balance:
- Struggling with pain? Eating an anti-inflammatory diet, taking turmeric root, and incorporating Vata-reducing practices may bring relief.
- Fighting off a cold? Licorice root tea can help thin mucus while supportive yoga poses open up the chest and airways.
- Is your digestion sluggish? Look to your breathing patterns and incorporate regular movement breaks into your day.
Filled with practical and easy remedies that you can use right away, The Beginner’s Guide to Ayurvedic Home Remedies will have you healthier in body, mind, and spirit.
SUSAN WEIS-BOHLEN is full-time Ayurvedic consultant, cooking teacher, meditation teacher. She is also the author of Ayurveda Beginner's Guide. Susan’s personal journey into the Ayurveda lifestyle began when she came across the Ayurvedic cleansing technique of panchakarma. What began as the release of damaging toxins and personal difficulties eventually grew into an impassioned vocation. She has since studied with the best teachers of Ayurveda, both in the US and in India. Susan knows exactly how challenging it can be to come to Ayurveda as a beginner and has dedicated her life to sharing the fruits of her studies with students all over the world.
"In this illuminating book, Susan Weis-Bohlen offers sage wisdom and relief. She gives pages and pages of comprehensive, easy-to-use cures. My health is better because of it. Read it and deepen your own self-care journey." —Laura Munson, New York Times best-selling author and founder of Haven Writing programs
"Susan’s real-life applications of this ancient and conscious approach, set in colorfully designed pages, guarantee accessible activities for total life improvement!"—Cyndi Dale, author of The Subtle Body