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Books about Ayurveda

Though it is best to learn about Ayurveda from experienced teachers, you can start learning the basic principles of Ayurveda through introductory books. Once Ayurveda is in your heart you will find yourself being drawn to learn more about Ayurveda in whatever way is right for you. The titles below are suggestions to get you started. More of my favourite titles on Pinterest-Ayurveda Books.  More books in The Ayurvedic Institute's online Bookshop.

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Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your LifeAchieving Optimal Health and Wellness through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine and Western Science by Dr Claudia Welch, MSOM. Combining Eastern medical theory with Western science to provide uncommon insights into hormones, lifestyle and diet. It is designed to be readable and accessible for anyone,…

Ayurveda: Life, Health & Longevity

Ayurveda: Life, Health & Longevityby Dr Robert E Svoboda.   Dr Svoboda merges an Eastern and Western integrative approach to Ayurveda with practical, authentic teachings in this guide to understanding Ayurveda in daily life. Starting with the origins of Ayurveda, you are taken on a journey of discovery in personal health.…

The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies

The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies by Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc. A leading authority in this field, Dr Vasant Lad first explains the principles behind the science of Ayurveda, exploring the physical and psychological characteristics of each of the three doshas, or mind-body types, vata, pitta andkapha. This book is an…

Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing

Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healingby  Usha Lad &  Dr Vasant Lad. An authentic guide to the Ayurvedic approach to food and 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 are included with every…