Dravyaguna is essentially compilation of ancient Indian medical knowledge. Dravyaguna has made significant contribution to the Herbal Materia Medica. The term ‘Herbal Materia Medica’ covers global medicinal plants and is not restricted to one or other traditional systems of medicine. Dravyaguna coupled with ‘Reverse Pharmacology’ can act as powerful tool for discovering cost-effective and potent medicines.
"Contribution of Dravyaguna to Herbal Materia Medica,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 79.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/79