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 anc...

Part 37 - Treatment for indigestion (35): Vidhvamsa rasa

Equal quantities of mercury, sulphur, and bora x are to be rubbed together, and subjected to bhavana, for seven times, with the decoction of jatiphala, This medicine cures cholera. Dose, nine raktis each, to be taken with sugar- Diet, paste prepared from boiled rice, mixed with curd and pot-herb prepared from bastuka.

Conclusion:

Rasasastra category This concludes ‘Vidhvamsa 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.