xiv, 199p., App., Gloss., 25 cm. (First pub. in 1999)
CONTENTS:- Preface; List of Ailments; Ailments and Medicinal Practices; Appendix-A: Glossary-A (for technical/medical terms); Glossary-B (for some process); Appendix-B: List of Medicinal Herbs including Regional Names; References.
This book has comprehensive information about Ayurvedic medicinal practices for various ailments, based on an extensive review of literature on home remedies. It contains information on managing around 180 ailments with the help of product from about 170 plants. More than 900 practices are catalogued for the listed ailments. The most important feature of this book is its focus towards hypotheses generation from the observed practices and a unique style of presentation including the hopes and expectations of beneficiaries.