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Descriptions of Herbs and Laws for Physicians in Manusmriti

Description of Herbs and Laws for Physicians in Manusmriti
History of Medical Tourism, Health and Wellness Tourism in Smriti Literature -2
History of Medical Tourism, Health and Wellness Tourism in India, South Asia – 56
(Special mentions of History of Medicines in India)
By: Acharya Bhishma Kukreti (Medical Tourism Historian)
Manusmriti is one of the important codes of conducts text for Hindus still today. Ritual Pundits still refer Manusmriti for many rituals and religious performances.
Plants Human Relationship in Manusmriti
Manu states that plants have same consciousness as the human being has and are sensitive to pain and touch. Manusmriti show the awareness about the importance of forests and plants in maintaining conducive environment for the growth and development for living world. Manu terms the plants as sacred living organisms and named many plants as ‘Abodes of God. (Ashish Tewari et al)
Tax on Medicinal Plants Cultivation
Kautilya’s Arthashastra and Manusmriti show examples of state’s concern for public health as Arthashastra discussed fines for selling rotten fleshes (Arthashastra 2.26.13). Manusmriti fix 6/16th tax on medicinal plants cultivation (7.131)
Importance of Hygiene in Manusmriti
Manusmriti pays attention on public health and criticize those throwing dirt on roads or public places (4.56).
Manusmriti suggest strictly barring diseased witnesses going to court for offering witness.(8.64)
Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti
Manusmriti suggest ever fines for physicians were not alert while dealing with patients (9.284). Manusmriti suggests or makes rule for physicians not to take meal while dealing with ill patients.
Supporting Sick people in Manusmriti
Manusmriti suggests that the state should support materially to ick people (2.138)

Medical Tourism in Manusmriti
There was medical tourism was developed in Manusmriti time and before. Manusmriti instructs that there should be special concession for pregnant woman travelling by boats without any payment.

Tewari Ashis Supriya Tiwari , (2018 ) Synthesis of Medicinal Agents from Plants Elsevier Publications page 10

Copyright @ Acharya Bhishma Kukreti, //2018 bjkukreti@gmail.com
History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India will be continued in next chapter –
Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , North India , South Asia; Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , South India; South Asia, Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , East India, , Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , West India, South Asia; Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , Central India, South Asia; Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , North East India , South Asia; Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , Bangladesh , South Asia; Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India, Pakistan , South Asia; Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , Myanmar, South Asia; Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , Afghanistan , South Asia ; Herbs, Rules for Physicians in Manusmriti , History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , Baluchistan, South Asia, to be continued

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