A Natural Mind Body Program for Optimal Wellness The Wisdom of Healing is a valuable read for both the general public and health care professionals. It is an engaging, thoroughly practical guide to the many benefits of mind body medicine, in particular those derived from the ancient Indian medical system known as Ayurveda. In Ayurveda, David Simon, M.D., has found a system based on individuality – on our unique responses to food, exercise, stress, medicine, surgery, and a wide range of other factors. Simon guides you to find a daily routine that is ideally suited to creating optimal health. In these pages, you will also learn how to use food as medicine; relaxation methods; and techniques for detoxification, purification, and rejuvenation.