Book on 'Hortus Malabaricus released

A book in Malayalam language about 'Hortus Malabaricus' - 'Hortus&ItyyAchuthan; truth or untruth' was released at 'Cherthala-the town near Itty Achuthan birthplace -in March 2012.Written by Mr.Chidambaran and published by 'Kerala Sahitya Academy'. Mr. Lambodaran released the book by giving the first copy to Mr.Ullala Babu.
The book is a study of Dutch history in Cochin and Kerala's ayurvedic hertage;leading to the conception and publishing of 'Hortus Indicus Malabaricus' by the then Dutch Governor Hendric Van Rheede.