From the beginnings as remote and simple as these came the proud profession of Pharmacy. Its development parallels that of man. Ancient man learned from instinct, from  observation of birds and beasts. Cool water, a leaf, dirt, or mud was his first soothing application. By trail, he learned which served him best. Eventually, he applied his knowledge for the benefit of others. Though the cavemen’s method were crude, many of today’s medicines spring from sources as simple and elementary as those which were within reach of early man. more



                                 Dhanvantri, lord of Ayurvedic Healing, holds a golden leech (symbol of blood purification) and a medical plant in his right hand, and the Cronch of wisdom and Pot of rejuvenating nectar in his left. The tulasi-seed mala around his neck, plant-wreth halo, and his blue tinted skin emphasize his connection with Vishnu, the Preserver. Dhanvantri was an early Indian Practitioner and One of the World’s First Surgeons. He perfected many herbal based cures and natural remedies and was credited with the discovery of the Antiseptic Properties of Tumeric and Preservative Properties of Salt, which he incorporated in his cures. more