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A careful review of Ayurvedic Therapeutics indicates that the seers of Ayurveda evaluated the activities of different drugs (Herbs, Metals, Minerals and Animal products) by screening them in the Human beings basing on the data collected from field studies in the form of Medico Ethno Botanical enquiries/expeditions. The observations recorded by them arc well preserved in the Ayurvedic classics viz. Charaka Samhita, Sushruta Samhita etc Acharya Yadavji Trikamji, the most erudite scholar of 20lh century has coined the word Dravyaguna Vignan for the subject which deals with the Pharmacy-therapeutics of various Ayurvedic Drugs. The Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) has designed a syllabus for the subject of Dravyaguna and made its implementation mandatory for B. A.M.S. degree course all over the country. This Book written by Dr. K. Nishteswar appears to be more comprehensive and contains both the papers of Dravyaguna. In addition to the Botanical descriptions of 365 drugs, precise information about pharmacognostical profiles of certain drugs along with a brief mention about the side effects of allopathic drugs is furnished in this book. This book can be considered as a comprehensive TEXT BOOK on Dravyaguna and fulfils the requirements of Students as well as Practitioners. Printed Pages: 682.