This text with name “Vaidyajivanam” is authored by Sri Lolambaraja. Lolambaraja states that this book is a poetic move and aimed at the good health of the diseased person. He mentioned very simple preparations for various ailments with easily available drugs. The English translation of this book has been taken up to facilitate the easy understanding of the book. The botanical sources of the drugs mentioned are mentioned at the end of the text facilitating the identification of the drugs with the botanical names. The synonyms used for various drugs are also mentioned along with the botanical names. Indexing of the various diseases mentioned is also attached at the end to
facilitate easy reference. The original text of the book is maintained as it is in the Devanagari script followed by the same in the diacritical characters. This helps the reader who is uncomfortable with the Devanagari script. The translation of the text is mentioned in English and where every proper translation is available, English terms are mentioned, followed by the Sanskrit terminology in the brackets.