Author: Anil K MehtaRaghunandan Sharma/Publisher: Chaukhamba Sanskrit PratishthanYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 380ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170842977
This book Ayurvedic Pharmacy aims at gathering the peals of wisdom in the scattered texts of various Samhitas in one comprehensive volume.Any person or pharmacy interested in the preparation/production of herbal or herbomineral products will get exhaustive information in this book which extensively covers procedure of collection, purification, preservation, making compound formulation, dosage, vehicles for medicine and method of administration of Ayurvedic medicine for therapeutic and preventive purposes.The book elaborates on the method for manufacturing the best quality product as specified under GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice). It points out the flaws that many remain in the finished product in the form of heavy metals; residual over dosage of pesticides etc. and also suggests ways to prevent them.The modes of administration of medicines have changed with the passage of time and this finds reflection in the volume, which aims to update the reader with the state-of-the-at procedures in this ancient science. Capsules, coated tablets, syrups, distillates, herbal cosmetics, aroma therapy etc have all been covered in the book.
FOREWORDPREFACEACKNOWLEDGEMENTCHAPTER 1History of Herbal MedicineCHAPTER 2Basics of Bhaishajya KalpanaCHAPTER 3Classification and Maintenance of DrugsCHAPTER 4PharmacyCHAPTER 5PharmacokineticsCHAPTER 6Pancha-Vidha Kashaya KalpanaCHAPTER 7ChurnaCHAPTER 8Vati & GugguluCHAPTER 9Sneha KalpanaCHAPTER 10Sandhana KalpanaCHAPTER 11AvalehaCHAPTER 12Sattva (Extracts)CHAPTER 13Mishra KalpanaCHAPTER 14Poisons as MedicineCHAPTER 15Heavy Metals and ContaminationCHAPTER 16RasashastraCHAPTER 17Medicinal Herbs as CosmeticsCHAPTER 18Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) in Pharmacentical ProductionCHAPTER 19Ayurvedic Remedies for Common DiseasesWORLD INDEX