Shells in Ayurveda, addendum re crabs

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Thu Jun 10 15:38:41 UTC 1999

In my posting "Shells, starfishes, and sea urchins in Ayurveda" I
meant to include that my patron is also interested in the economic
uses in Ayurveda or otherwise of the shells of crabs and other

Thanks for any help.  I will be looking at Watt's old publications on
economic products of India and books on Aryurvedic materia medica.


Allen W. Thrasher, Ph.D.
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Asian Division
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