The Tibetan tradition, in addition to rich spiritual knowledge, has to offer a sophisticated health system capable of being a valuable aid in the daily life of modern man.
In the first part of this book, the entire philosophical view on which Tibetan Medicine is based is presented. The process of development of the mind and body is described, as well as the causes of illness on a physical, psychological and mental level. Also, the properties of foods, how the seasons affect us, as well as our daily habits are analyzed. Through tests we learn our temperament and how we should adjust our lives so as to maintain a healthy organism.
The second part is a practical guide giving treatment advice for over 50 common ailments, based on the completely natural methods of traditional Tibetan Medicine. Herbal recipes, dietary guidelines and complementary therapies are given with simple and natural methods to deal with them, while the underlying causes are analyzed so that we can prevent their recurrence.