Udoy Chand Dutt: Prominent Indian Materia Medica Promoters

  title={Udoy Chand Dutt: Prominent Indian Materia Medica Promoters},
  author={H. Singh},
  journal={Indian journal of history of science},
  • H. Singh
  • Published 2017
  • Art
  • Indian journal of history of science
  • Udoy Chand Dutt, a prominent promoter of the Indian materia medica lived during the nineteenth century. No account of his life history and career has become available. It is on record that he worked as Civil Medical Officer at certain stations in colonial Bengal. He may have studied at the Calcutta Medical College; he developed interest in Indigenous Drugs of India. He examined Nidāna, a Sanskrit work compiled by Mahadub Kur, a Śudra, several centuries earlier. Dutt found it to contain clear… CONTINUE READING


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    • Roy Kanny
    • Medicine
    • The Indian medical gazette
    • 1877
    • 31
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