Major Herbs Of Ayurveda.

Major Herbs Of Ayurveda

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    • ISBN 10: 0443072035
    • ISBN 13: 9780443072031


    This unique, clinical reference features comprehensive and detailed profiles of 50 key herbs used in Ayurvedic medicine. Coverage of each herb includes a discussion of its historical context, habitat, botanical description, major chemical constituents, medical usage, safety profile, dosage, regulatory status, and Ayurvedic properties. It also features full-color photos of each plant, describes which part of the plant is used, and illustrates the dried herbal preparation. Each herb's ethnobotanical usage and ethnoveterinary usage are also presented for a clear understanding of how the herb is used in various contexts.

    • Complete information on the unique uses of Ayrurvedic herbs is provided, including new information on certain herbs not covered in any other resource.
    • Descriptions of the ethnobotanical and medicinal uses of herbs present a traditional and historical context for their uses.
    • In-depth coverage of chemical constituents is provided.
    • The specific Ayurvedic properties of herbs are described, as well as how they are used by Ayurvedic practitioners, shedding light on an approach that is increasing in popularity.
    • Full-color illustrations of each herb offer cues for visual recognition of the plant.
    • Safety considerations enable readers to apply theoretical knowledge to clinical practice, including toxicity data on certain herbs.
    • Primary sources are well-referenced throughout the book, highlighting original, authentic research and scientific findings.

    Other Details

    • Publisher: Elsevier
    • Edition: 1
    • Dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)
    • Pages: 392
    • Date Published: 2002
    • Authors: Elizabeth M. Williamson Bsc(pharm) Phd Mrpharms Fls