An Essay on AfonsoPao: An Example of the Practice of Conventional Medicine and Ayurveda, in Portuguese India (XVIII Century)
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Research Paper | History | Portugal | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

An Essay on AfonsoPao: An Example of the Practice of Conventional Medicine and Ayurveda, in Portuguese India (XVIII Century)

Paulo Nuno Martins

The aim of this essay is to describe the historical context that contributed to the fact that Portuguese physician Igncio Caetano Afonso Po, born in Portuguese India (XVIII century), had both knowledge of conventional medicine (taught by physicians from Portugal) and Ayurveda (taught by natives Indians) that allowed him to heal his patients more effectively.

Keywords: Afonso Po, conventional medicine, Ayurveda, Portuguese India XVIII century

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

Pages: 1364 - 1365

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Paulo Nuno Martins, "An Essay on AfonsoPao: An Example of the Practice of Conventional Medicine and Ayurveda, in Portuguese India (XVIII Century)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=18051903, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 1364 - 1365

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