Overview for Dictionary of Indian Alchemy and Poly-Herbal Formulations
Indian Alchemy (Rasa Shastra) and Pharmacy (Bhashajeya Kalpana) are important branches of Ayurveda. Efficacy of several mineral (Shilajit as antioxidants and antidiabetic) and polyherbal formulations (Trikatu as bioavailability enhancer) has been proved by modern investigations. Work titled Dictionary of Indian Alchemy and Polyherbal formulations include information on classic terms used in Indian Alchemy and pharmacy. It includes information on therapeutic uses of polymineral and polyherbal formulations. The work also includes data on modern investigative work on metals and coded polyherbal formulation. Scientific monographs on Shilajit, Trikatu and Triphala is salient feature of the work.
Amritpal Singh Saroya (Author)
Dr. Amritpal Singh Saroya (1971) completed his Ayurvedic studies from Dayanand Ayurvedic College, Jalandhar. He received Master degree in Alternative medicine from Open University of Complementary medicines. He was involved in trials with Ayurvedic formulations for psoriasis, leucoderma and diabetes mellitus at Shri Guru Harkrishan sahib Eye Hospital, Sohana (Ayurvedic Wing). His major work is on standardized extracts of Hypericum perforatum Linn. And Allium sativum Linn. Presently he is working as herbal Consultant for reputed Herbal Organizations. He has published articles in International journals and has six books to his credit.