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Charaka is usually known as the father of Indian medicine. However it is not generally known that he also tried to list the names of all animals and plants then known to science. How many animals did he list in this Cbaraka Samhita?

A

1,000

B

750

C

380

D

2,002

Answer

Correct option is
C

380

Born in 300 BC Acharya Charak  was one of the principal contributors to the ancient art and science of Ayurveda, a system of medicine and lifestyle developed in Ancient India. Acharya Charak  has been crowned as the Father of Medicine. His renowned work, the “Charak Samhita“, is considered as an encyclopedia of Ayurveda. Also tried to list the names of all animals and plants are 380 number. So, the correct option is"C" (380).

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