Overview for Ayurvedic Pharmacology & Therapeutic Uses of Medicinal Plants: Dravyagunavignyan
The in depth knowledge of the subject of Drayagunavignyan (Ayurvedic Pharnacology) of Vaidya V.M. Gogte made the Marathi edition extremely useful, for around two decades, as a refercence textbook to students of Ayurveda. Recognising the emerging global importance of traditional medicine and with a view to propagate the unique, comprehensive and sound concepts and teachings of the author, the Academic Team of Bhavan's SPARC undertook the translation of his work.
This book contains the fundamentals of Ayurdic Pharmacology and properties and uses of medicinal plants. The first of this volume, in 284 pages, deals lucidly with the basic principles and concepts of Ayurveda and Dravyagunavignyan. The remaining parts comprise of details and sketches of 368 medicinal plants alongwith their names, habitat, botanical description. Properties, phermacology, formulations, dosages, medications etc.
The present volume by Vaidya. V.M. Gogte is a timely reminder to all pharmacologist and physicians that the men of renaissance lead us to intelligent correlation between ancient intuitive insights and modern discoveries of science. All the scientists, physicians, vaidyas and students intersted "green medicine" will find a great friend, philosopher and guide in the form of this textbook for datamining for new remedies and new uses. Many golden nuggets await the industrious, persisitent and seeking minds.