Ayurvedic Cooking for Self Healing is a book that deals with the ayurvedic method of healing and good health. The book has been written by Usha Lad and Vasant Lad, an American writer of Indian origin who is also an ayurvedic physician. He runs the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque.
The book tells readers about the principles of Ayurveda. It educates people on the constituents of different food, their benefits and how they can be used for maintaining good health. More than 300 Ayurveda recipes have also been included in the book, along with how each recipe effects one�s body constitution.
Various Ayurveda concepts have been discussed in the book, such as body composition, digestion and maintaining the natural balance of the body. Along with that, tips have been given on building an Ayurveda kitchen with the help of simple ingredients that are easily available in the market. Recipes have also been given for making medicines that heal common problems such as cold and fever, as well as serious illnesses like diabetes. There are cures listed for common skin problems, such as hair fall, dandruff etc., all by using simple fruits, vegetables and herbs.
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian medical science that relies on holistic healing. It aims to treat the body of all illnesses through a healthy diet, changes in lifestyle, rejuvenation and relaxation. Vasant Lad is a popular author, who has written several books and articles on the subject. Some other books written by Dr. Lad on the subject include The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies, Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing- A Practical Guide and Secrets of the Pulse: The Ancient Art of Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis. This book has been published by Motilal Banarsidass Publishers and is available to buy online. The paperback edition of the book is listed with ISBN-10 8120820231 and ISBN-13 number of 978-8120820234.