The author has laboriously worked on the topic, which enumerates for the first time a thousand years of History of Ancient Indian Science of Medicine and Surgery (6th B.C.-6th A.D.). A thorough, exhaustive and historical medicament has been presented on the basis of original sources. Her scrupulous and methodical survey throws a Hood light on various virgin points such as:
Thirty types of medicines, sixty-two types of health-drinks, fifty types of diseases, out of which seventeen are studied intensively, rare diseases, surgery for eleven types of diseases, seventy-one Surgical Instruments (information and illustrations). Diseases of women-cause of barrenness, conception, contraceptives, pregnancy, Birth of a child; nursing. hospitals and attendants, houses of destitute and many such allied topics.
This book will be a unique contribution to the world of medicament and history of Buddhist India.