Indian Herbal Remedies: Rational Western Therapy, Ayurvedic, and Other Traditional Usage, Botany

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C.P. Khare
Springer Science & Business Media, 2004 - Medical - 523 pages
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This superbly illustrated A-Z guide to modern and traditional Indian herbal remedies brings together information from numerous authoritative sources in the form of a highly structured and well-written reference work. Entries for each medicinal plant describe classical Ayurvedic and Unani uses, compare modern findings and applications, together with their pharmacology and therapeutic principles in an evidence-based approach. Information sources include: German Commission E, US Pharmacopoeia/National Formulary, and the WHO. The resulting work highlights the potential of Indian herbs for Western medicine by placing findings on a scientific platform. Over 200 full-colour photographs and 50 drawings illustrate the plants.

Includes ayurvedic herbal drugs

More than 150 general and more than 500 plant species are covered

Easy-to-use and highly structured entries

Detailed information on traditional use and modern evidence-based medical application

 

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so far the book sounds great given that it is helping me alot as i work on my project, any i have suggestion that you include the download site in a computer because searched it and i haven't got.

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This book is indispensable for those who works with the herbs. This book is systematically organised and well written. For better impact it has been included with the chemical constituents of medicinal plants.
This book is written not only for traditional herbal medicine manufacturers but it has also quite tremendous material for modern medicine practioners. With every monograph a para of use in western medicine is also given.
Unani Medicine Practitioners can have more advantage of the material provided in the book because much text is incurred there with the references of famous Unani practioners.
 

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