Author: Vaidya V M GogteTranslator(s): Academic Team of BVBPublisher: Chaukhamba Sanskrit PratishthanYear: 2009Language: EnglishPages: 841ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788189798505
This book contains the fundamentals of Ayurveda Pharmacology and properties and uses of medicinal plants. The first part of this volume in 284 pages, deals lucidly with the basic principles and concepts of Ayurveda and Dravyagunavignyan. The remaining parts comprise of details and sketches of 368 medicinal plants along with their names, habitat, botanical description, chemical constitutents, Ayurvedic properties, pharmacology, formulations, dosages, medications etc.The present volume is a timely reminder to all pharmacologist and physicians that the men of renaissance lead us to intelligent correltion betsween ancient intutive insights and modern discoveries of science. All the scientst, physicians, vaidyas and students interested in Green Medicine will find a great friend, philopsher and guide in the form of this text book for data-mining for new remedies and new uses. Many golden nuggests await the industrious, persistent and seeking minds.
Publisher's NoteTranslation: A Challenge and FulfillmentIntroduction by Dr. Ashok D B VaidyaBrief Remarks on the Structure of the MonographPreface by Vaidya V M GogteGratitudePART ONEBasic Principles of DravyagunavignyanPART TWOMedicinal PlantsPART THREEMedicinal Plants (Contd)PART FOURDravyas or Animal OriginPART FIVEDravyas of Animal Origin (Contd)AppendicesGlossary: Ayurvedic TerminologyMedicinal Plants and IndicationsIndex of Sanskrit Names of PlantsIndex of Botanical Names of PlantsList of Regional Names of PlantsIndex of Common FormulationsRecommended ReadingWebsites of Interest