Ayurveda (Paperback with Flaps) (9780804846561)

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$14.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9780804846561.00
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804846561
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
02/02/2016
Illustrations:
250 color photos
Number of Pages:
144
Trim Size:
9 X 9 1/2

Discover India's age-old beauty secrets through the ancient wellness regimen known as Ayurveda.

Healing therapies are clearly explained and illustrated with lovely photographs that bring to life the benefits of this 5,000-year-old Asian medical tradition. Treatments and practices from India's other healing systems—Unani, Siddha and Tibetan traditional medicine—are also included in the book.

With sections devoted to various meditation and yoga practices as well as natural beauty treatments for hair, face and body, Ayurveda: Asian Secrets of Wellness, Beauty and Balance is an enlightening introduction to holistic health systems with ultimate spiritual goals. Discover Indian beauty secrets and information on healing with metals, minerals, crystals and gemstones as well as mendhi (henna) and chakra alignment. Includes a helpful listing of ayurvedic hospitals, homestays and treatment centers.

About the Author:
Kim Inglis is a writer and editor based in Singapore. She has edited many architecture, "style" and interiors books including the best-selling Tropical Asian Style which she co-wrote. Recent books she has authored include The Indian Spa, Asian Bar and Restaurant Design and Bali Living.

World-renowned photographer Luca Invernizzi Tettoni has lived and worked in Asia since 1973. He specializes in books on various aspects of Asian culture, history and geography, and is well-known for his photographs in Balinese Gardens, Thai Style, Thai Garden Style, The Tropical Garden and Tropical Asian Style. His work has also appeared in numerous magazines throughout the world. He currently lives in Singapore.