Ayurveda: Asian Secrets of Wellness, Beauty and Balance by Kim Inglish

Apr 11, 2012

Ayurveda unlocks the secrets of the centuries old Indian Ayrvedic therapy and its offshoots - Uanni, Siddha and Tibetan traditional medicine, the principal health systems of the Indian subcontinent.  It briefly describes many exotic Indian therapies and exotic Panchakarma treatments, but also procedures more known to Westerners such as massage, yoga, meditation and chakra alignment the way they have been practiced in India.  It provides a basic explanation of diagnostics tools and treatments as applied to specific ailments.

This small book is full of great images of Ayurvedic procedures and inviting pictures of many exotic spa destinations. This book is a good source for anyone seeking an introduction to alternative health therapies or is planning a rejuvenation trip to Ayurvedic healing centers or retreats.

Reviewed by Library Staff