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 21 - Treatment of Piles (20): Astanga rasa

Equal quantities of sulphur, mercury, mandura, triphala, trikatu, roots of chitraka and leaves of bhringaraja, are to be rubbed together, for nine hours, with the juices of shalmali, and guruchi. Pills are then to be made one-fourth told, in weight, each. This medicine cures all sorts of piles, if taken with suitable accompaniment.


Rasasastra category This concludes ‘Treatment of Piles (20): Astanga 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.

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