ayurvedic herbal medicine

ayurvedic herbal medicine

Ayurvedic medicine
A therapeutic system based on a classification of foods and herbs into 4 doshas:
• Energy (virya);
• Taste (rasa);
• Post-digestive effect (vipaka); and
• Potency (vipaka).

Specific herbs are used to increase or decrease doshas—kapha, pitta and vata.
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From physical therapy and holistic nutrition to Chinese, Western and Ayurvedic herbal medicine, this covers both common and lesser-known holistic modalities and provides definitions, charts, references, and in-depth details perfect for any vet's collection.
Heavy metal content of ayurvedic herbal medicine products.
A study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2004, called "Heavy Metal Content of Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine Products," found that one of five Ayurvedic herbal medicine products produced in South Asia, and available in Boston South Asian grocery stores, contained potentially harmful levels of lead, mercury and arsenic.
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