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By Chandra Chakraberty

Раритетное издание. Книга 1923 года издания, один из первых учебников по Аюрведе на английском языке. Аюрведу называют «матерью медицины». Аюрведа была впервые записана в Ведах – древнейших писаниях. Эта система оздоровления практикуется в повседневной жизни Индии на протяжении 5000 лет. Это одна из древнейших медицинских систем, которая оказала большое влияние на развитие арабской и европейской медицины. Аюрведа или “наука о жизни” учит, что болезнь есть разбалансирование различных энергий в теле человека. Она помогает восстановить равновесие между этими энергиями и таким образом поддерживать здоровье.

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A woraan has 20 more muscles than man tlie , : 10 in the two mammse {sterna) at 5 each, which are developed in adolescence ; in the vagina {apatyapatha) 4. two in the entrance and two in the interior ; in the uterus {garhha-cchidrd) 3 and the fallopian tuhes {sukrm'ttava-pravesa)^^ the muscles are 3. ;a), longcylindrical {dlrgJia), hard {sthira), soft {mfdu), glohular smooth {slahsm = nn^tYmted, that is primitive involuntary muscles), striated (lY^^'A-^sa-^oluntary muscles with transverse the joints, bones, stripes), arteries and they cover and nervous according to their respective needs.

Fischlo-capsulare, the wrist so in th(} arns at articulation between the fuhofemorale^ teres femoris) (a radius ; radiocarpal and the 28 ANCIENT scapJwid^ HIxSTDU MEDICINE and cuneiform semilunar hones; held external lateral ligament, by the internal lateral ligament, anterior and i^osterior at the elbow a of ligaments), ( joint radius and ulna, held together Jaimerus, toi^etlier by the ante7Hor and of the at tlie and poste^nor ulnar and collaterale lig. lig. collaterale radiale\_ (the arm-pit head of ligaments, slioulder-joint humerus, glenoid fossa of scapula and the coracoid iwocess, held together tlie by labrumglenoidale, capsula articularis and ligamentum coraco-liumerale).

Journal ofAnatomi/ and Physiology, vol. P. 775). Even in tlie third millennium B. C. th& XXXIL Babylooians possessed quite to a praise-worthy extent the knowledi^e of the liver which they regarded as the seat of life. The Chaldeans used the liver of the sacrificed sheep for thedivination of events. In tlie code of Hammurabiabout 1900 B. C. it seems that the Babvlonian medical art had already attained a marvellous^ efficiency, as the operation on the eye is mentioned with bronze lancet as a regular profes- sional daily operation is business.

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