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Napumsakamrtarnava (Sexual Medicine in Ayurveda)

Napumsakamrtarnava (Sexual Medicine in Ayurveda)
$24.00
Item Code: NAJ207
Author: Dr. Shreevathsa
Publisher: Chaukhambha Visvabharati
Language: Sanskrit Text with English Translation
Edition: 2014
ISBN: 9789381301388
Pages: 288
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
weight of the book: 350 gms

About the Book

 

Pandit Rama Prasada Vaidyopadhyaya Virachita ‘Napumsakamrtamava’ : a special treatise deals with the eighth anga of Ayurveda i.e., Vajikarana (Sexual Medicine in Ayurveda).

 

This text is having 9 Tarangas (Divisions), provide descriptions regarding Ayurvedic aspects of Infertility and Impotency-Causes, Symptomatology, Classification, Unique treatment modalities, Complications and their management. It also gives information regarding the preventive aspects of Infertility and Impotency. Metabolic disorders like Prameha (Diabetes Mellitus), infectious disorders like Phiranga (Syphilis) and Upadamsha (Soft Chancre) are said to be the causes of Klaibya. In this text these disorders are dealt with treatment in detail. Treatment and formulations based on various ayurvedic texts as well as personal clinical experiences of the scholar are given in the text.

 

The original text is in Sanskrit (Slokas) and Hindi (Narration). Here an effort has been made to translate the treatise with three themes viz. : a) Simplification, b) Appropriate narration and c) Suitable clarification. In the present work it has been tried to give convincing information with proper authentication. This is the humble effort of the writer which is the contribution to the field of Ayurveda and the editor tried to bring the Original text to limelight. Hope the text will be acceptable to Ayurvedic scholars.

 

About the Author

 

Dr. Shreevathsa, basically from Shimoga district, Karnataka state, is working as Head, P.G. Dept. of Ayurveda Siddhanta, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysore. He completed his B.A.M.S. from Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysore in 1996 and secured first rank in Mysore University. He did his M.D. (Ayu.) from I.P.G.T. & R.A., Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar in 2000. He is double gold medalist and ‘Rotary Pandit Ayurvedic Educational Awardee’. He completed his P.G. Diploma in Yoga and Vidwat (P) level in Karnatic Music. He is practicing Yoga Chikitsa, Nada Chikitsa and Ayurveda Chikitsa. He participated in various National and International Seminars as Resource Person and Chair Person. He published more than 50 articles in Indexed and Pubmed journals. He gave more than 100 Radio talks. He is having 14 years of academic experience and wrote 6 books. Present work is his 7th book. He is organising Awareness Programmes of Ayurveda for the public.

 

Contents

 

 

Part-I : Introduction to Vajikarana

3-38

1.

An Introduction to Basic principles of Vajikarana

3

2.

Pharmacological aspects of Vajikarana

27

3.

Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics

29

 

Part-II : Napumsakamrtarnava

39-268

1.

Narration of the Diagnosis of Impotency and Infertility

41

2.

Management of Impotency and Infertility

63

3.

Narration of Aphrodisiac Powders

94

4.

Explanation of Aphrodisiac Linctus

119

5.

Explanation of Aphrodisiac Tablets and Herbomineral Formulations

155

6.

Narration of Aphrodisiac oils, Sprinklings, Ointments/Pastes

189

7.

Narration of Prameha (Diabetes Mellitus and Related Conditions), the cause of Impotency and Infertility

216

8.

Narration of Soft Chancre and Syphilis-the causes of Impotency and Infertility

238

9.

Narration of best Aphrodisiac and Rejuvenation formulations

254

 

Appendicies

269-277

1.

Posology

269

2.

Mishraka Gana (Mixed Classification of Drugs)

271

3.

Rasa Dravyas

275

 

Bibliography

278

 

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