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Ayurvedic Pharmacology & Therapeutic Uses of Medicinal Plants - Dravyagunavignyan
by Vaidya V M Gogte      (Author ALERT)

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ProductID: 16482 - Hardcover - 841 Pages (Year: 2009)
Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan ~ ISBN: 9788189798505

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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.

 Table of Contents

Publisher's Note
Translation: A Challenge and Fulfillment
Introduction by Dr. Ashok D B Vaidya
Brief Remarks on the Structure of the Monograph
Preface by Vaidya V M Gogte

Basic Principles of Dravyagunavignyan

Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants (Contd)

Dravyas or Animal Origin

Dravyas of Animal Origin (Contd)

Glossary: Ayurvedic Terminology
Medicinal Plants and Indications
Index of Sanskrit Names of Plants
Index of Botanical Names of Plants
List of Regional Names of Plants
Index of Common Formulations
Recommended Reading
Websites of Interest


 About the Author

VAIDYA VISHNU MAHADEV GOGTE was born in a long family tradition of Ayurveda. He had academic experience as a teacher in Ayurveda, of over five decades. He lived in areas where tribal medicine abounds and enriched himself by the field experiences of extensive tracks in the hills with experts on medicinal plants. Hence he had a cumulative experience and health-wisdom of half-a-century which he shared with the world through his writings.


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