It may be called as the Materia Medica of Ayurveda. This series by a renowned physician and a versatile scholar of Ayurveda is the best in English language. The first volume dealing with the fundamentals was published in There is no complete text in English on dravyaguna. Still a comprehensive English text remains in demand.
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It may be called as the Materia Medica of Ayurveda. This series by a renowned physician and a versatile scholar of Ayurveda is the best in English language. The first volume dealing with the fundamentals was published in There is no complete text in English on dravyaguna.
Still a comprehensive English text remains in demand. With this background, the author has decided to prepare a unique text of fundamental concepts of dravyaguna as well as on drugs in English. This will be useful to the under graduate as well as the post-graduate students of Ayurveda. At the same time practitioners and teachers will also appreciate the references and subject matter.
Each part will cover eight topics. After careful examination of the syllabus, several repetitions were found by the author. Karma chapter is discussed more eleborately with modern pharmocological actions. Several herbs screened for biological and pharmacological activities are mentioned with relavent references. Research works related to Rasa, Virya etc. The panchabhoutick aspects of Rasa, Guna, Virya etc. Overall, the text is meant for every one who is interested to learn about fundamental principles of dravyaguna in Ayurveda.
One can not forget the dictum-a good physician is a good pharmacologist too. It clearly indicates that a thorough knowledge in the science of drugs engenders excellent success in clinical practice to the physician.
He is born at Narasapuram W G Dist. The author is the recipient of two gold medals from Nagarjuna Univ. He presented several clinical and scientific papers at Regional, National and International seminars.
He published a book 40 years of research in Aired in A P on behalf of grda, Hyderabad.
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Ask a question About the Author Dr. Sastry belongs to traditional Ayurveda family from Kakinada E. Andhra Pradesh. He graduated from Dr. Ayurvedic College, Vijayawada A.
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Vojind Thank you so much. But it was only in the period of the Ayurvedic Samhitas, that there were serious attempts in studying plants scientifically and systematically. Knowledge of Animal Drugs and Foods in Ayurveda. In my view rasa, which is identified, by nipata contact with the tongue and vipaka by nishtha karma final action serve as indices of guna at the tongue level and at the stage of biotransformation alteration of drug within living organism respectively. Chunekar, which have rendered important guidelines in the preparation of this hand book.