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Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants

L. D Kapoor 
CRC Press  November 2000  



Hardback  424pp  ISBN 9780849329296      £114.00
  • Ancient medical practices
  • Authentic medicinal plants

This handbook is filled with over 50 illustrations and descriptions of approximately 250 plants which are used for herbal medicine. It includes information on medicinal plants ranging from Abies spectabilis to Zizyphus vulgaris. The purpose of this handbook is to make available a reference for easy, accurate identification of these herbs. Derived from India, "Ayurveda" is the foundation stone of their ancient medical science. Approximately 80 percent of the population of India and other countries in the East continue to utilize this system of medicinal treatment. It is believed that the key to successful medication is the use of the correct herb. This is an indispensable resource for all physicians, pharmacists, drug collectors, and those interested in the healing arts.

Contents

  • Preface.
  • Acknowledgments.
  • Introduction.
  • Medicinal Plants.
  • Appendixes.
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