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...
Equal quantities of trikatu, triphala, aconite, the five salts, the three ksaras, mercury, and sulphur are to be rubbed together with water, and made into pills, one rakti in weight, each. This medicine is to be taken with a few drops of honey and five lavangas. It cures rheumatism, gulma, grahani, amlapitta, and dullness of the digesting heat,
This concludes ‘Treatment for indigestion (10): Ksudhasindhu 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.