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(The inclusion of a title does not preclude the possibility of subsequent review. Items received, other than those assigned for review, are ultimately incorporated into the collection of the Wellcome Library.) Iain Bamforth (ed.), The body in the library: a literary anthology of modern medicine, The origin of the life of a human being: conception and the… (More)
While indexing Uttarasthana 40 of the Astangasangraha as Part of the indexing Project I have mentioned previously, 1 I came across two antidotes against poison ascribed to the author of the Arthasastra (see p. 319 b of the edition used as the standard for indexing 2). I found the corresponding passages of the Arthasastra 3 in chapter 14,4 (= 149) of this… (More)
In this critical study on Vrksayurveda composed by Surapala of 12(th) century A. D., the author attempts to throw some more light upon arborial medicine.