Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry

by Bhudeb Mookerjee | 1938 | 52,258 words | ISBN-10: 8170305829 | ISBN-13: 9788170305828

This fourth volume of the Rasa-jala-nidhi deals with Rasa-chikitsa-vidya, also known a the science of Iatrchemistry (chemical medicine), a major branch of Ayurveda. It contains Ayurvedic treatments for Fever and Diarrhea. The Rasa-jala-nidhi (“the ocean of Iatrochemistry, or, chemical medicine) is a compendium of Sanskrit verses dealing with ancie...

Part 2 - Treatment for fever with diarrhea (1): Sukha-sanjivani rasa

One part each of pippali and aconite and two parts of cinnaber are to be rubbed together with the juice of lime fruit, and made into pills of the size of a seed of raddish. This is to be taken with cold water. It cures fever with diarrhoea It may also be applied in cholera and sannipatika fever, however malignant.


Rasasastra category This concludes ‘Treatment for fever with diarrhea (1): Sukha-sanjivani rasa’ included in Bhudeb Mookerjee Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: 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.

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