liii, 330p., List of Amchi Drugs in English, Index, 25 cm.
This book in Tibetan script and introduction in Hindi is divided in five chapters. The first chapters is a compilation of 196 formulations selected from different Tibetan medical texts, dealing with 17 broad categories of disease. The second chapter covers the concepts of patho-physiology of diseases which are similar to Ayurveda. The third chapter covers the identification and uses of 373 drugs commonly used by Amchi's. The fourth chapter covers the method of detoxication of toxic drugs and categories, the drugs with mineral, animal and vegetable origin. The process of preparation is also discussed. The fifth chapter covers details of super valuable therapies like enchanting Mantras etc. A list of drugs used in Amchi system is also given in Tibetan alphabatical order in Roman Script with Botanical names.