Designed specifically for women, this book will introduce the system of Ayurvedic medicine, one of the most ancient and holistic forms of medicine known in human history. Developed in India over 5,000 years ago, Ayurveda is a complete system for healing and rebalancing the body. This fascinating book features an A-Z of herbs with their description, history and uses, and easy-to-prepare home remedies. There is also an A-Z section of ailments that details symptoms and how to treat them using Ayurvedic remedies. Authoritative text, an easy-to-use format, and delightful original botanical illustrations will make this volume a pleasure to own and a useful home reference.