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 14 - Treatment of Piles (13): Karunamaya rasa

Equal quantity of incinerated mercury, copper, gold, mica, steel pig iron, sulphur, mandura, and copper-pyrites are to be rubbed, for one day. with the juice of kanya. The lump thus made, is to be confined in a blind crucible and heated by a strong fire. Dose, six raktis, rakti to be taken with sugar. This medicine cures piles, otherwise incurable.


Rasasastra category This concludes ‘Karunamaya 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.

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