Sushruta Samhita, Volume 5: Kalpasthana
by Sushruta | 1911 | 24,963 words
Summary: This current book, the Kalpa-sthana (english translation), deals with the nature of poisons, the management of poisons, toxicology 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: कल्पस्थान, or transliterated: "Suśruta-saṃhitā: Kalpasthāna"
Contents of this online book ( + / - )
The full text of the Sushruta Samhita, Volume 5: Kalpasthana 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: