Ṣoḍaśāṅgahr̥dayam: Essentials of Ayurveda

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1993 - Medicine, Ayurvedic - 307 pages
The present publication, `Essentials of Ayurveda`, is significant in the sense that it contains the essence of all the sixteen specialities of Ayurveda by which one could get working knowledge of Ayurveda as a whole. The book, in a sense, is the first representative work of the present age composed in traditional scholarly style. The English translation by the author himself has enhanced its value for the readers. The present work will prove useful not only for teachers and students but also for all those who want to be acquainted with principles and practice of Ayurveda easily.
 

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Contents

Basic Concepts
xliii
Definition of Ayurveda
3
Mala
9
Chapter II
14
Haritaki
17
AmalakI
18
Gambhari
19
Gokura
20
Chapter IV
34
Avaleha Linctus
36
Units of Weight
38
AsavaArista Fermented Preparations
57
Chapter V
63
Abhraka Mica
74
Sukti Oystershell
79
Rajata Silver
80

Madana
21
Jatlphala
22
KsirivrksapancakaParicavalkala
23
Lodhra
24
Varuija
25
Kancanara
26
Citraka
27
Kapikacchu
28
Parasika Yavani
29
Vaca
30
Katuka 31 e 107 Kumari
31
Bhargi
32
Tuttha Copper Sulphate
87
Ahiphena Opium
91
Ratricarya Nocturnal Routine
94
Chapter VII
100
Kayacikitsa General Medicine
118
Pariduroga Anaemia
120
Kasa Cough
126
Materials of the Formation of Foetus
131
Annaprasana Starting Solid Food
136
Salakya Speciality Dealing with Supraclavicular Diseases
140
Bibliography
167
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