This is the latest work of Prof. Sharma which deals with flowers of various plants and their role in health and disease. The text in Sanskrit is followed by English translation by the author.
The subject matter is divided into the following five chapters:
• General description of flowers.
• Properties and actions of flowers
• Use of flowers in health.
• Therapeutic uses of flowers.
• Preparations of flowers.
Thus it opens a new vista in the study of Dravyaguna (medicinal plants) highlighting the practical importance of a particular part which is the most beautiful and attractive one. The book would be useful for all those who love flowers and release their affinity with life apart from the physicians and scientists who utilize them in different conditions.
About the Author:
Prof. P.V.Sharma is well known for his valuable contributions in the field of Ayurveda. During the last five decades he has written in various aspects of Ayurveda literary as well as scientific conceptual as well as historical
Prof. Sharma has been participating in international conferences abroad and has been associated with several committees on Ayurveda on national level. He has authored 40 books and has about 450 published papers to his credit.