Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana
by Sushruta | 1911 | 123,229 words
Summary: This current book, the Chikitsa-sthana (english translation), deals with therapeutics, surgical emergencies, geriatrics, aphrodisiacs and various other subjects.
The Sushruta Samhita is the most representative work of the Hindu system of medicine. It embraces all that can possibly appertain to the science of medicine. Susruta-samhita is recognized as the first authoritative book on Ayurveda, and is described as a subdivision (Upanga) of the Atharvan.
The sanskrit title is सुश्रुतसंहिता: चिकित्सास्थान, or transliterated: "Suśruta-saṃhitā: Cikitsāsthāna"
Contents of this online book ( + / - )
The full text of the Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana in English is available here and publically accesible (free to read online). Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index: