Ayurvedic Botanical Medicine - course starts May 15th

Starseed Yoga swatantrasaddhu at asia.com
Thu Apr 29 13:52:19 EST 2004

Starseed Center for Yoga & Wellness
356 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite #1
Montclair, New Jersey 07042


May 15th, 16th, 22nd & 23rd (Saturdays & Sundays) 2-6pm Tuition: 

This workshop by one of the most prominent practitioners and teachers 
of herbal medicine on the East coast consists of lectures on the 
History of Indian botanical medicine; Current developments and System 
of classification; Herbal energetics (Rasa, Virya, Vipaka, Prabhava); 
the Six Tastes; Methods of preparation (Pancha kashaya); Commonly 
used single herbs (approximately 70 species); Commonly used multiple-
herb formulations; Herbs and herb formulations classified by actions 
& systems affected (alternatives, astringents, bitters, diaphoretics, 
diuretics, emmenagogues, demulcents, expectorants, nervines, 
antispasmodics, stimulants, tonics, soporifics, sudorifics, 
relaxants, analgesics, antipyretics, antiparasiticals & 
antihelminthics, antibiotic herbs, carminatives, laxatives & 
purgatives, digestives) (NOTE: This is a credit-bearing course in our 
New Jersey Institute of Ayurveda's practitioner training program. 
Registrants desiring credit for this course will be subject to an 

Course Instructor: Orest V. Pelechaty, M.Sc., O.M.D., C.A., AHG
Dr. Orest Pelechaty is Instructor in Ayurvedic botancial medicine. 
Dr. Pelechaty earned his B.A. in psychology at Rutgers University, 
his Master's degree in acupuncture and traditional medicine from the 
Tri-State College of Acupuncture and the degree of Doctor of Oriental 
Medicine from the California Acupuncture College in 1986. He has 
served on the board of the American Association of Oriental Medicine 
(AAOM) and as chairman of its herbal medicine committee. He is a 
frequent guest lecturer at local universities and has appeared on 
both radio and television. Dr. Pelechaty has taught at Saint Barnabas 
Medical Center, the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, 
the Eastern School of Acupuncture & Traditional Medicine and at the 
American Herbalists Guild. 

Dr. Pelechaty has completed post-doctoral studies in 
Korea and has recently established a holistic clinic at the Tibetan 
Buddhist monastery in Himachal Pradesh, India. He is certified by the 
American Herbalists Guild in Chinese, Western and Ayurvedic herbal 
medicine and is the author of numerous professional publications in 
the realm of phytotherapy. 

For further information on this course or to register, please call 
973-783-1036 (Extension 7) orr e-mail us at ayurveda at consultant.com 

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