For The first time, here is a detailed explanation and explanation and classificatin of herbs, using the ancient system of Ayurveda. More than 270 herbs are listed, with 108 herbs explained in detail. Included are many of th most commonly used western herbs with a profound Ayurvedic perpective. Important Chinese and special Ayurvedic herbs are introduced. Beautiful diagrams and charts, as well as detailed glossaries appendices and index are included.