Based on the ancient healing tradition from India, The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. This is an invaluable guide to treating common ailments and chronic problems with strategies tailored to your personal needs based on your dosha or constitution. Dr. Lad explains why certain imbalances often result in illness and how to restore your body to natural order. You’ll learn which traditional Ayurvedic remedies — herbal teas and formulas, essential oils, meditation, yoga — offer relief from a variety of conditions, such as cold and flu symptoms, headaches, toothaches, sore throats, high cholesterol, vision problems, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Lad also shows you how to use diet and specific Ayurvedic techniques to prevent future illness and to promote healthy.