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 41 - Treatment for indigestion (39): Amrita rasa

Equal quantities of kustha, sulphur, aconite, trikatu, triphala, and mercury are to be rubbed together with the juice of bhringaraja and made.into pills, two raktis in weight, each. This medicine cures indigestion and abnormal excess of kapha and vayu. It increases the digesting heat: and removes aversion to food.

Conclusion:

Rasasastra category This concludes ‘Amrita 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.