About the Author:
Professor Marc Cohen (aka Dr Marc) is a pioneer of wellness and integrative medicine. He is a is a registered medical practitioner with degrees in western medicine, physiology, psychological medicine and PhDs in Chinese medicine and biomedical engineering.
Marc is a Founding Board Member of the Global Wellness Summit, Co-Founder of the Bathe the World Foundation and Founder of the Extreme Wellness Institute and Co-Owner of Maruia Hot Springs in the South Island of New Zealand.
As a pioneer of integrative and holistic medicine Dr Marc has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and multiple books on wellness topics and made significant impacts on education, research, clinical practice and policy. In 2002 he became Australia’s first Professor of Complementary Medicine and Head of the Department of Complementary Medicine at RMIT University where he oversaw the teaching of Chinese Medicine, Osteopathy and Chiropractic and developed an online Master of Wellness Program.
A herb for all reason
The predominant cause of global morbidity and mortality is lifestyle-related chronic diseases, many of which can be addressed through Ayurveda with its focus on healthy lifestyle practices and regular consumption of adaptogenic herbs.
Of all the herbs used within Ayurveda, tulsi (Ocimum sanctum L.) is preeminent, and scientific research is now confirming its beneficial effects.