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Scientific basis for Ayurvedic therapies

Author: Lakshmi C Mishra
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers a critical evaluation of literature, clinical trials, and biochemical and pharmacological studies that demonstrates how Ayurvedic Therapies are supported by scientific data. This book analyzes  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lakshmi C Mishra
ISBN: 084931366X 9780849313660
OCLC Number: 52381863
Description: 626 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ayurveda: A Potential Global Medical System / P.N.V. Kurup --
Health Care and Disease Management / Lakshmi Chandra Mishra --
Clinical Research Design: Limited Systematic Review of Five Diagnosis Categories / Betsy B. Singh, Sivarama P. Vinjamury, and Vijay John Singh --
Panchakarma Therapy in Ayurvedic Medicine / Ajay Kumar Sharma --
Immunomodulation: Therapeutic Strategy through Ayurveda / Ashish A. Mungantiwar and Aashish S. Phadke --
Ayurvedic Bhasmas / Sheikh Raisuddin --
Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeha) / Lakshmi Chandra Mishra and Tarek Adra --
Ayurvedic Therapies for Thyroid Dysfunction / Anand Kar and Sunanda Panda --
Obesity (Medoroga) in Ayurveda / Ashok D.B. Vaidya [and others] --
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, and Gout / Lakshmi Chandra Mishra --
Ayurvedic Therapies of Sciatica (Gridhrasi) / Subhash Singh --
Allergic Reaction / Lakshmi Chandra Mishra --
Bronchial Asthma / Rakesh Lodha and Sushil K. Kabra --
Hepatic Disorders / Premalatha Balachandran and Rajgopal Govindarajan --
Antimutagenic Effect of Ayurvedic Therapies / Satwinderjeet Kaur --
Benign Growths, Cysts, and Malignant Tumors / Manoranjan Sahu and Lakshmi Chandra Mishra --
Indigestion (Ajirna) / Shankar K. Mitra and Paramesh R. Rangesh --
Constipation (Vibandha) / Shankar K. Mitra and Paramesh R. Rangesh --
Hyperacidity (Amlapitta) / Shankar K. Mitra and Paramesh R. Rangesh --
Irritable Colon (Grahani) / Shankar K. Mitra and Paramesh R. Rangesh --
Diarrhea (Atisara) and Dysentery (Pravahika) / Shankar K. Mitra and Paramesh R. Rangesh --
Gastroduodenal Ulcers / Krishnamurthy Sairam and Sailaja Vani Batchu --
Alzheimer's Disease / Divya Shangari Vohora and Lakshmi Chandra Mishra --
Epilepsy / Heena A. Bhatt [and others] --
Psychiatric Disorders / R.H. Singh and Lakshmi Chandra Mishra --
Parkinson's Disease (Kampa Vata) / Lakshmi Chandra Mishra and R.H. Singh --
Male Reproductive Dysfunction / Mohammad Abdulkadar Akbarsha, Appian Subramoniam, and Viswanatha Menon Madhavachandran --
Raktaja Krimis (Dermatophytes) / Mahendra K. Rai [and others] --
Eye Diseases / Aashish S. Phadke --
Ischemic Heart Disease / Karunakaran Gauthaman and Lakshmi Chandra Mishra --
Urolithiasis (Mutrashmari) / Venigalla Sridevi, I. Rajya Lakshmi, and I. Sanjeeva Rao --
Gynecological Diseases / Manjusha Vinjamury [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Lakshmi Chandra Mishra.
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