Prime Ayurvedic Plant Drugs
In recent years Ayurvedic healing has gained credibility in Western medicine and it has now become an accepted means of treatment for many ailments. This treatment relies upon the therapeutic pharmaceutic efficacy of plants. This book brings ancient and modern together by correlating the important traditional therapeutic claims of 89 ayurvedic plant drugs with the findings of modern scientific investigation. It provides the therapeutic attributes of each plant as well as indicating their potential for use as modern herbal or molecular drugs. It also provides a useful standardization of classical ayurvedic formulations. This book will serve as an excellent reference work for chemists, botanists, pharmacists and medical professionals.
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