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 7 - Treatment for indigestion (5): Ramabana rasa

One part, each, of mercury, aconite, lavanga, and sulphur, two parts of maricha, and half a part of jatiphala are to be rubbed together with the juice of green tamarind, and made into pills, six raktis in weight, each. Accompaniment, to be decided upon with reference to the comparative condition of the dosas. The medicine cures grahani of long standing, rheumatism, and indigestion.

Conclusion:

Rasasastra category This concludes ‘Ramabana rasa’ included in Bhudeb Mookerjee’s Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry. 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.