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Amita S. Nathwani
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Amita practices Ayurvedic medicine and is an adjunct faculty member with the Dr. Andrew Weil Center for Integrative medicine and Faculty at the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture.

She received her Ayurvedic education in both India and North America, an experience that has given her a unique perspective and allowed her to remain true to the purity of Ayurvedic knowledge while deeply understanding its application in the Western world. 

Her specialty being Digestive disorders and Psychology, she begins with digestion and incorporates diet, lifestyle, herbal remedies and state of mind to gain a greater understanding of the whole person. Important to her approach is recognizing stress, grief, addictions, and relationships as factors affecting health.