Major Herbs of Ayurveda
Elizabeth M. Williamson
Churchill Livingstone, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 361 pages
This unique, clinical reference features comprehensive and detailed profiles of 50 key herbs used in Ayurvedic medicine. Coverage of each herb includes a discussion of its historical context, habitat, botanical description, major chemical constituents, medical usage, safety profile, dosage, regulatory status, and Ayurvedic properties. It also features full-color photos of each plant, describes which part of the plant is used, and illustrates the dried herbal preparation. Each herb's ethnobotanical usage and ethnoveterinary usage are also presented for a clear understanding of how the herb is used in various contexts.
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