By Virginia M Tyler,M.S. Premila

A single-source reference at the most crucial and best-investigated Ayurvedic herbs

This publication examines the scientific details to be had on greater than 60 Ayurvedic herbs to figure out how their use in conventional Indian medication is supported by means of smooth clinical learn. vegetation are grouped based on physique structures and every access incorporates a description, info at the resource plant, distribution and standard use, lively chemical parts, correct pharmacology, and info of medical reviews and safeguard findings. This special e-book additionally contains a short historical past of Ayurveda, examines the historical past of drug improvement and assessment in historic India, and identifies present developments because of medical research.

Worldwide curiosity in Ayurveda is transforming into quick, in particular within the usa, Europe, and Japan. yet earlier, info on Western-style scientific trials on Ayurveda herbs has been scattered and no unmarried resource for descriptions, reviews, and references has existed. Ayurvedic Herbs offers the 1st severe validation of Ayurvedic medication, generally referenced for physicians and clinicians attracted to replacement and adjunctive treatments. This special publication is vital for making educated offerings on herb use, providing scientific trial info, result of pharmacological reviews, and protection information.

Ayurvedic Herbs examines:

  • gastrointestinal agents
  • hepatoprotective agents
  • respiration tract agents
  • cardiovascular drugs
  • urinary tract drugs
  • antirheumatic agents
  • epidermis and trauma care agents
  • gynecological agents
  • antidiabetic agents
  • CNS agents
  • rasayana drugs
  • dental and ophthamological agents
  • and lots more and plenty more

Ayurvedic Herbs contains cross-references to chapters while a selected plant has multiple indication and watercolor illustrations of twelve significant herbs.

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