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Anticancer Herbal Drugs of India (With Special Reference to Ayurveda)

Anticancer Herbal Drugs of India (With Special Reference to Ayurveda)
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Item Code: NAG278
Author: Dr. Gyanendra Pandey
Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8170307228
Pages: 164
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
weight of the book: 190 gms

Preamble

 

Series of investigations have been conducted on cancer by carrying out multi-angled studies with inter-disciplinary approaches in order to find out perfect remedy for this most dreadful disease. Scientific researches in medical sciences are devoting their attention towards various aspects and many kinds of cancer.

 

The growing popularity of Ayurveda in world traditional systems of medicine is supposed to make delivery in preservance or preventive and remedial or curative aspects of cancer having resemblace with clinical entity of Arbuda in Susruta Samhita and other compendia followed by various works devoted to indigenous medicine.

 

Large number of drugs from botanical, mineral and animal sources is employed in treatment of this disease and allied ailing conditions. Survey has been made of such drugs which are mostly from plant origin as herbal therapy is gaining significance in management of cancer.

 

Review of anti-cancer drugs from sources of indigenous system has been carried out. Observations have been drawn on drug potentials and their inputs towards remedical measures against cancerous conditions. There are majority of three types of drugs: firstly, the drugs recorded and prescribed in classical texts; secondly, the drugs investigated through experiments and studies; and thirdly, the drugs belonging to ethnobotanicals as reported from field survey and tribal medicine. These indigenous drugs open vast avenue of multidisciplinary work.

 

ROLE OF INDIGENOUS DRUGS AGAINST CANCER (Pandey, G Abstract of papers, p.29):

 

First National conference on Use of Indigenous Drugs in the Management of Cancer (3rd-6th. February, 1988), Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. India.

 

Contents

 

Preamble

 

Section I

1-26

Cncerology-oncology

1-6

Oncological concept in Ayurveda

7-16

Studies on anticancer plants and drugs

17-26

Section II

27-127

Herbal drugs useful against cancer

27-46

Some important anticancer herbal drugs

47-121

Classical formulation of Ayurveda useful in cancer

122-126

Appendix

127-134

Who material on cancer

127-129

Bibliography

130-134

Indices

135-153

Plants names (Botanical)

135-143

Drugs names (Ayurveda)

145-153

 

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