by Bhudeb Mookerjee | 1938 | 47,185 words | ISBN-10: 8170305829 | ISBN-13: 9788170305828
This third volume of the Rasa-jala-nidhi deals with purification techniques of the Seven Metals (sapta-dhatu) and various Gems (ratna). It also deals with substances such as Alkalis (kshara), Salts (lavana), Poisions (visha) and Semi-poisions (upavisha) as well as various alcholic liquors. The Rasa-jala-nidhi (“the ocean of Iatrochemistry, or, che...
Kernel of jayapala seed (previously purified) is to be subjected to bhavana for 21 times with lemon juice. It is then to be made into pills. Such a pill, rubbed with man’s saliva, is to be put into the eyes, as a collyrium, of the man who has been bitten by a poisonous snake. By this, the man will be able to overcome snake-poison. Note: This subject will be dealt with elaborately in a subsequent volume in the chapter on treatment of poison.
This concludes ‘Remedy of snake-bite’ included in Bhudeb Mookerjee Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory. The text includes treatments, recipes and remedies and is categorised as Rasa Shastra: an important branch of Ayurveda that specialises in medicinal/ herbal chemistry, alchemy and mineralogy, for the purpose of prolonging and preserving life.