AYURVEDIC PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTIC USES OF MEDICINAL PLANTS (DRAVYAGUNAVIGNAN) The indepth knowledge of Dravyagunavignan (Ayurvedic Pharmacology) of Vaidya V.M.Gogte made the original marathi Edition extremely useful for around two decades,as a reference text book to students of Ayurveda.Recognising the emerging global importance of traditional mediciene and with a view to propogate the unique comprehensible and sound conceptsand teachings of the author,the translation was undertaken. The book contains the fundamentals of ayur pharmacology and properties and uses of medicinal plants. The first part of the Volume,in 284 pages deals lucidly with the basic principles and concepts of Ayurveda and Dravyagunavignan. The remaining parts comprise of details and sketches of 368,medicinal plants and with their names,habitat,botanical description,chemical constituents,Ayurvedic properties,pharmacology formulations,dosages,medications etc., The present volume by Vaidya V.M.Gogte is atimely reminder to all pharmacologists 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 interested "Green Medicine" will find a great friend philospher and guide in the form of this book for data-mining for new remedies and new uses.many golden nuggets await the industrious,persistent and seeking minds.
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Vaidya V.M.GOGTE (1910-1987) He was a teacher in Ayurveda for over five decades ,he had excellent knowledge and combined with field experience in tribal areas he was very competent to author this book and produce a masterpiece.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
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Book Description Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai, India, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good Plus. First American Edition. xix, 841 pages; color pictorial boards, black titles; red ribbon marker, bound in; decorative endpapers; black & white frontispiece, black & white illustrations; text in English and Sanskrit; matching dust jacket; some bowing to boards, scattered blemishes, binding tight and interior bright and unmarked, rubbing to jacket panels and extremities, scattered blemishes; a very good copy in a good plus jacket. Bookseller Inventory # X02128