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"The Ayurveda provides the cornerstone of India's ancient medical science. The concept this book on Modem Ayurveda took shape after the editors had a number of meetings over an extended period of time with scientists and researchers of various herbal institutes and pharmaceutical companies. They felt that between the classical period and modem period there should be a demarcation line. This book will present the post classical period including the application of modem scientific analytical tools for standardization, modern pharmacological tools for safety and efficacy evaluation, and the application of biotechnology to elicit the mechanism of drug actions"--Provided by publisher. Read more... Content: How the Concept of Modern Ayurveda Emerged; C. P. Khare Transition from Ancient to Modern Ayurveda; Chandra Kant Katiyar Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Challenges and Strategies; Chandra Kant Katiyar Introduction History and Philosophy Basic Principles Current Status Scope and Achievements Issues and Perspectives Conclusion References Herb Nomenclature of the Last Classical Ayurvedic Treatise: Bhavaprakasa By Botanical Name By Ayurvedic Name Classical Attributes of Ayurvedic Herbs Bioactive Constituents of Medicinal Plants; V. K. Agarwal Alkaloids Classification of Alkaloids General Properties of Alkaloids Pharmacology Anthocyanins Flavones Flavonoids Tannins Properties of Tannins Industrial Uses of Tannins Essential Oils Pharmacology Menthol Camphor Clove Cypress Lavender Jasmine Patchouli Eucalyptus Rosemary Other Uses of Essential Oils Terpenoids Steroids Sterols Cholesterol Ergosterol Stigmasterol Cardioactive Glycosides Steroidal Glycosides Cardiac Glycosides of Digitalis Saponins Saponins from Licorice Saponins from Soapnut Pharmacological Activity of Saponins Gum, Resin, and Mucilage Gums and Mucilage Resins Bitters Pungent Constituents Coumarins Anthraquinones Chemical Constituents of Ayurvedic Herbs Phytochemical Markers of Ayurvedic Herbs Interaction, Toxicity, and Specific Findings from Ayurvedic Herbs; C. P. Khare Modern Pharmacological Classification of Ayurvedic Herbs; Chandra Kant Katiyar and Arun Gupta Antacids Antiallergics Antiasthmatics Anticancer Antidiabetics Antidiarrheals Anti-DUB Antiemetics Antiflatulents Antihypertensives Anti-Inflammatory Antimicrobials Antiobesity Antiparkinsonians Antipyretics Antispasmodics Antistress Antitussives and Expectorants Antiurolithiatics Aphrodisiacs Blood Purifiers Cardioprotectives Digestives Diuretics Galactogogues Hepatoprotectives Hypolipidemics Immunomodulators Laxatives Narcotics Nephroprotectives Nootropics Sedatives Skin Disorders Tonics Wound Healers Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of Herbal/Ayurvedic Medicines; Arun Gupta and Chandra Kant Katiyar Introduction Definitions Historical Aspects Regulatory Aspects on Conducting Clinical Trials World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Guidelines Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Guidelines Department of AYUSH, India Ethical Issues Limitations of Herbal and Traditional Medicine with Reference to Clinical Trials Trial Design Randomized Controlled Trials Blinding Placebo Standardization or Quality Control Ayurvedic Perspective Need of Alternative Approach to Clinical Trial for Traditional Medicine Prakriti (Psychosomatic Constitution) Rogi (Patient), Roga (Disease), and Pariksha (Examination) Kriyakala (Interventions at Different Stages of Disease) Pathya-apathya (Diet) to Be Followed with Medicine Anupana (Vehicle) for Drug Administration Proposed Methodologies for Clinical Trials on Ayurvedic Drugs Toxicity Studies on Ayurvedic and Herbal Drugs Acute Toxicity (OECD Test No. 43) Subacute Toxicity (OECD Test No. 412) Subchronic Toxicity (OECD Test No. 413) Chronic Toxicity (OECD Test Guideline 452) Carcinogenicity (OECD Test Guideline 451) Test Guideline 416) Ocular Toxicity (OECD Test No. 4052) Neurotoxicity (OECD Test No. 424) Conclusion and Way Forward References International Regulatory Status of Herbal Drugs; Sanjay Sharma Southeast Asia Bangladesh India Indonesia Myanmar Nepal Sri Lanka Thailand Eastern Mediterranean Egypt Iran Kuwait Pakistan Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Western Pacific Australia China Fiji Japan Africa South Africa The Americas United States of America Argentina Canada Chile Nicaragua Europe European Union Conclusion Bibliography Information Resources Databases Herbal Monographs Publicly Available Subscription Based Online Journals, Libraries, and Citations Professional Associations Related Links Images Adverse Effects, Safety, and Standards Legal and Regulatory Information Country-Specific Complementary and Alternative Medicine United Kingdom United States of America India Index Abstract: "The Ayurveda provides the cornerstone of India's ancient medical science. The concept this book on Modem Ayurveda took shape after the editors had a number of meetings over an extended period of time with scientists and researchers of various herbal institutes and pharmaceutical companies. They felt that between the classical period and modem period there should be a demarcation line. This book will present the post classical period including the application of modem scientific analytical tools for standardization, modern pharmacological tools for safety and efficacy evaluation, and the application of biotechnology to elicit the mechanism of drug actions"--Provided by publisher
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