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1 Presents his treatise ‘Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine, Science of Nutrition, Human Anatomy and Body Systems’ Presents his treatise ‘Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine, Science of Nutrition, Human Anatomy and Body Systems’

2 Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine, Science of Nutrition, Human Anatomy & Body Systems The words ‘Herbal medicine’ do not require any introduction in the twenty-first century despite the most powerful ‘anti-herbalism’ corporate lobbies in the multi-trillion-dollar business of conventional medicines the world over. Though the World Health Organization has time and again been reiterating that about 80% of the world population depends solely upon the Herbal Medicine yet few hundred pharmaceutical companies have so much influence in the international political forces that nobody dares say anything against any of them or favour Herbal medicine. Also known as botanical or phytomedicine, the Herbal Medicine refers to using almost all parts of a plant viz. seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes. In fact Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside of conventional medicine and the conventional medicine itself has evolved only from the Herbal Medicine. Each passing day, it is becoming more mainstream as because of emerging interests and funding from the business as well as government bodies, tremendous improvements in analysis and quality control along with advances in clinical research has been establishing further the value of Herbal Medicine in treating and preventing disease. It is a well known fact that while the conventional medicine can only suppress the symptoms of a disease, the Herbal Medicine are capable of curing completely several medical conditions. Yes, no doubt, surgery has touched the greatest of the heights today if it is to be considered part of the conventional medicine. The international Herbal fraternity does need such treatises and it is hoped that many more such works would be seen in the near future by several authorities on the subject. Dr. Ashok Kumar Birmingham, United Kingdom February

3 The book contains over 1900 Pages, 194 color photographs of important Herbs, 587 illustrations about anatomy & body system besides 28 tables which make it a perfect reading for the students, teachers, health professionals as well as the hobbyists.

4 Contents: Book 1 (Part I) Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine  Materia Medica: An introduction to Herbal Medicine  Fundamental needs of Human Body  Herbal Medicine: An integral part of Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine systems  Basics of Biochemistry  Metabolism  Herbal Preparations  Herbal Terminology  Herbal Texonomy, Habitat, Characteristics & Medicinal Uses  194 colored photographs of the herbs explained

5 Contents: Book 1 (Part II) Pharmacognosy  Pharmacognosy : Introduction  Medical Ethnobotany  Ethnopharmacology  The Study of Phytotherapy  Phytochemistry  Zoopharmacognosy  Marine Pharmacognosy  Herbal Interactions  Future of Herbal Medicine

6 Contents: Book 2 Science of Nutrition & Diet  Introduction to Nutrition  Nutrition and the Cellular Health  Nutrition and the Digestive System  The Essential Nutrients  Antioxidants and Beta-carotenes as Healing Agents  Nutrition and the Diet Theory  Vegetarianism and the Nutritional Healing  Role of Diet in Prevention, Management & Treatment of Diseases  Nutrition: Vegetarian vs. Non-vegetarian  Cancer and Non-vegetarian Diet  Inflammation and on-vegetarian Diet  Diet Helps Combat Pain  Obesity and Diet-Fats  Nutrition: Herbal and Green Teas  Nutrition: Fruit and Vegetable Juices  Eating Disorders  Organic Foods, Health and the Safe Environment

7 Contents: Book 3 (Part I) Human Anatomy 1. General Anatomy 1.1 Human Anatomy & body systems 2. The Upper Limb 2.1 Bones of the upper limb 2.2 Vessels, lymphatic drainage & the breast 2.3 Shoulder & the Axilla 2.4 Arm and Elbow 2.5 Forearm 2.6 Hand 3. The Lower Limb 3.1 Bones of the Lower Limb 3.2 Blood Vessels & the lymphatic drainage 3.3 The Gluteal Region 3.4 Thigh and Knee 3.5 The Leg 3.6 The Ankle and Foot Continued……………………

8 Contents: Book 3 (Part I) Human Anatomy 4. The Thorax 4.1 The Thorax 4.2 Thoracic wall & Mediastinum 4.3 The Esophagus, Trachea & Main Bronchi 4.4 Pleurae and Lungs 4.5 The Pericardium and Heart 4.6 Blood Vessels, Lymphatic Drainage & Nerves 5. The Abdomen 5.1 Abdominal Walls, Viscera & Peritoneum 5.2 The Esophagus, Stomach & Intestines 5.3 Liver, Billiary Passages, Pancreas & Spleen 5.4 Kidneys, Ureters & Suprarenal Glands 5.5 Blood Vessels, Lymphatic Drainage & Nerves Continued……………………

9 Contents: Book 3 (Part I) Human Anatomy 6. The Pelvis 6.1 Bones, Joints and Walls 6.2 Blood Vessels, Lymphatic Drainage & Nerves 6.3 Ureter, Bladder & Urethra 6.4 Male Genitalia 6.5 Female Genitalia 6.6 Rectum and Anal Canal 6.7 Pelvic Diaphragm/Pelvic Fascia/Levatorani 6.8 The Perineal Region 7. The Back 7.1 Vertebral Column 7.2 Muscles, Vessels, Nerves and Joints 7.3 Spinal Cord and Meninges Continued……………………

10 Contents: Book 3 (Part I) Human Anatomy 8. The Head and Neck 8.1 Skull & the Hyoid Bone 8.2 The Brain, Cranial Nerves and Meninges 8.3 The Ear 8.4 The Orbit 8.5 The Eye 8.6 The Scalp, Auricle and Face 8.7 The Parotid, Temporal and Infratemporal Regions 8.8 The Submandibular Region 8.9 The Neck 8.10 The Mouth, Tongue and Teeth 8.11 The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses 8.12 The Pharynx and Larynx Continued……………………

11 Contents: Book 3 (Part I) Human Anatomy 9. The Radiological Anatomy 9.1 Radiological Anatomy 10. The Essential Practices 10.1 Medical Terminology 10.2 Medical Abbreviations 10.3 Prescription Abbreviations 10.4 Clinical Lab Tests & Normal Reference Ranges Continued……………………

12 Contents: Book 3 (Part II) The Body Systems All the Body Systems 1.1 The Nervous System 1.2 The Musculoskeletal System 1.3 The Immune System 1.4 The Integumentary System (Skin, hair and nails) 1.5 The Digestive System 1.6 The Circulatory System 1.7 The Urinary System 1.8 The Respiratory System 1.9 The Male Reproductive System 1.10 The Female Reproductive System 1.11 The Endocrine System 1.12 The Vestibular System We are sure that the book will benefit all the readers especially the students in the field as well as the teachers besides the practitioners of Integrative Medicine. A number of serious spelling mistakes have come to our notice. We are extremely sorry for this lapse on the editing part. Moreover while the book was under the lengthy process of publishing, the author was away to the U.K. We, however, assure that the 2 nd edition would be free of any such flaws. The Publishers Chaukhambha Orientalia, Delhi India


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