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The Story of Ayurveda

The Story of Ayurveda
Item Code: IDE301
Author: I.K.K. Menon
Publisher: Publications Division, Government of India
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8123010060
Pages: 130 (Color Illus: 5)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.5"
195 gms


From the Jacket:


Ayurveda is the name the ancient Indians gave to their science of medicine. 'Ayuh' means life and 'veda' means to know. Ayurveda, therefore is the science by which life can be prolonged or its nature understood. The book, simple in style, tells in detail about this indigenous science and its importance which is being realized now all over the country.


About the Author:


The author I.K.K. Menon has a number of books to his credit including The Folk Tales of Kerala.




1. What is Ayurveda 1
2. Anatomy - Food and Pathology 8
3. Diagnosis and Prognosis - Materia Medica 34
4. Treatment 39
5. Surgery 44
6. Ophthalmology * Obsterics * Gynaecology * Paediatrics 49
7. Ayurveda for Animals, Birds, Trees etc. 53
8. The Growth of Ayurveda : Samhitas, Great Master's Books on Ayurveda, Rasachikitsa 59
9. Ayurveda in Kerala 78
10. Regimen to a Happy Life 101
11. The Spread of Ayurveda: Suggestions for Further Improvement 111
12. Some Aphorisms in Ayurveda 121

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