Traditional Indian medicine (Ayurvedic) textbooks

Traditional Indian medicine (Ayurvedic) textbooks

M750/0090 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.9MB

Downloadable file size: 7.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Ayurvedic textbooks. Several textbooks on traditional Indian medicine (known as Ayurvedism). Most of the books are written in Sanskrit, the Hindu text, although some have English translation. Ayurvedism dates back to about 1500 BC and is based on empirical observations of diseases and their treatments. This is in contrast to the Chinese medical tradition which is based on philosophy. Ayurvedic treatments are usually herbal remedies for disease and illness, although the use of surgical techniques has been noted in the past. Herbal remedies are produced using parts of various plants in the form of herbal oils and preparations. Photographed in Bombay, India.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: alternative, alternative medicine, ayurvedic, book, complementary, healthcare, herbal medicine, herbal treatment, indian, indian medicine, medical, medicine, textbooks, textooks, therapy

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.