Ayurvedic Herbs: A Clinical Guide to the Healing Plants of by Virginia M Tyler,M.S. Premila

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 info on hand on greater than 60 Ayurvedic herbs to figure out how their use in conventional Indian drugs is supported by way of glossy clinical research. vegetation are grouped based on physique structures and every access encompasses a description, info at the resource plant, distribution and standard use, lively chemical components, proper pharmacology, and info of scientific stories and security findings. This designated ebook additionally incorporates a short historical past of Ayurveda, examines the heritage of drug improvement and overview in old India, and identifies present developments due to medical research.

Worldwide curiosity in Ayurveda is turning out to be speedy, particularly within the usa, Europe, and Japan. yet earlier, details 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 drugs, largely referenced for physicians and clinicians drawn to replacement and adjunctive treatments. This distinctive e-book is key for making expert offerings on herb use, providing medical trial information, result of pharmacological experiences, and protection information.

Ayurvedic Herbs examines:

  • gastrointestinal agents
  • hepatoprotective agents
  • breathing 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 comprises cross-references to chapters whilst a specific plant has multiple indication and watercolor illustrations of twelve significant herbs.

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