xvi, 324p., 32 Col. & B/W Illus., Bib., Index, 23 cm. (Chaukhambha Sanskrit Bhawan Series No. 53)
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction to Agada Tantra. 2. Introduction to Visa. 3. Classification of poison. 4. Properties and action of poison. 5. Diagnosis of poisoning. 6. Treatment of poison. 7. Complications of poisoning. 8. Vegetable and static poisons. 9. Impoverished or weak poisons. 10. Artificial poison. 11. Alcohol poisoning. 12. Snake poison. 13. Rabies poison. 14. Scorpion poisoning. 15. Spider poison. 16. Kitavisa. 17. Food poisoning. 18. Poisoning India.
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