Author: P H Kulkarni
Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817030671X
Study of Ayurveda is eternal. One can try to understand Ayurveda in one’s life. It seems very difficult. Hence it is beneficial to study Ayurveda everyday, every life.
In this book salient features about various minerals, metals are considered as described in Ayurvedic Treaties and recent research references are given for benefit of interested persons. Be Ayurveda help every body to be happy!
Rasashastra is a specialized branch of Ayurveda which deals with minerals, animals a& herbal products. It can simply be said to be Ayurvedic science of minerals, animals & some herbal products for therapeuctic purpose. It can also be named as Ayurvedic Alchemy.
Rasashastra (Alchemy) has got a great importance in Ayurvedic treatment. Though this branch developed pretty late, but still due to its various specialities has soon & very well assimilated in the main stream of Ayurveda. The medicines explained in Rasashastra can only be used for treating all the emergency & acute conditions.
1. Introduction and history of Rasashastra.
2. Classifications of substances according to Rasashastra.
3. Some important minerals.
4. Some precious and semi precious stones.
5. Important methods of preparations of Rasaushadhi (mineral medicines).
6. Research references.