Studies on Indian Medical History

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Gerrit Jan Meulenbeld, D. Wujastyk
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 2001 - 243 oldal
This volume of studies presents the papers given at the second workshop of the European Ayurdic society, a group which was formed in Groningen in 1983. The volume is thus a sequel to Proceedings of the international workshop on priorities in the study of Indian medicine. The workshop was held over a period of three days in September 1985 in the congenial surroundings of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine ii London, and it provided a splendid opportunity for scholars in the field of Indian medical history to meet in one place and to share the latest research in their respective areas.

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Reflections on the basic concepts of Indian pharmacology
On the identification of a Vedic plant
Carakasamhitā ¶ārīrasthāna I and Vaiseșika philosophy
Epilepsy according to the Rgyudbãi
Les carrés magiques dans la médecine indienne
On Madhavacikitsā
The Indian claims for preJennerian
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New directions

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188. oldal - We must at present do our best to form a class who may be interpreters between us and the millions whom we govern ; a class of persons, Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste, in opinions, in morals, and in intellect.
129. oldal - I have spoken to on this head, of at least six or seven different tribes, has uniformly told me, that the people who are employed to milk the cattle caught a disease, which after once having...
122. oldal - Take the fluid of the pock on the udder of the cow or on the arm between the shoulder and elbow of a human subject on the point of a lancet, and lance with it the arms between the shoulders and elbows until the blood appears : then mixing the fluid with the blood the fever of the small-pox will be produced.
130. oldal - Sudbury ; a young country-woman came to seek advice ; the subject of small-pox was mentioned in her presence ; she immediately observed, ' I cannot take that disease, for I have had cowpox.
124. oldal - ... two, or three days, and with the fever there will sometimes be a slight cold fit ; the fever will also be attended by a round swelling in the arm-pits, and the other symptoms of the small-pox, but all of a very mild nature. There will be no danger, and the whole will disappear in three days.
130. oldal - Babington knows very well), and who is under some obligations to me. This man confirmed every thing that the Eliaats had told me; and further said, that the disease was very common all over the country, and that his own sheep often had it.
124. oldal - ... remarkable passage from an ancient Hindu work, which showed that true vaccination was known and practiced in India centuries before the birth of Jenner: " The small-pox produced from the udder, of the cow will be of the same mild nature as the original disease.

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