Dick, Michael, M.S., Ph.D., compiler and editor, Ayurvedic Herbology Handbook, West Palm Beach, Florida: Dhanvantari Ayurveda Center: 2002. www.Ayurveda-Florida.com Revised May 8 2004
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A Topical Survey of Ayurvedic Herbology
(Formerly: Ayurvedic Herbology Handbook)
This work is in a three-ringed binder format and has about 540 pages of content and about 85 pages of appendices. It's divided into 20 sections covering the following topics: 1. History 2. Health and Disease 3. Treatment 4. Medicine 5. Dravya Guna–Theory of Drug Action 6. Classification 7. Identification 8. Pharmacology 9. Pharmacognosy 10. Interactions 11. Toxicology 12. Forms of Ayurvedic Preparations 13. Compounding 14. GMP's–Handling, Processing, Storage 15. Technology / Apparatuses 16. Ethics 17. Legal Components 18. Resources 19. Applied Herbology – The 24 Herbs 20. Appendices
The intent of the Handbook is to present the classical position as much as possible, thus there are many citations included in this work. While not yet a textbook–stand-alone-volume–for independent study this work is evolving in this direction. As time passes the explanatory remarks are being introduced for more complete presentation and comprehension of the material.
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