Rasa sastra and Indian alchemy a branch of Ayurveda evolved with an aim to alleviate human miseries, pain and poverty, survived as a distinct system for curing ailments from remote antiquity to the present day. This branch of Ayurveda was at its culminative point during Buddhistic era. During medieval period many original works compilations, collections of the subject done. Taking into account the present problem this book was planned. This is a basic book to study Rasashastra. After studying it you can further study Rasashastra conceptual, pharmaceutical, chemical, experimental/harmacological and clinical.
History of Rasa tantra starts from Vedic era to 20th century. Veda provides some fundamental information about Vedic chemistry. 5th to 10th century A.D. shows that during this period alchemy was at it peak. Many experiments had been done in this era. Nagarjuna got success to some extent. During 11th to 15th century many Rasa Tantric Text have been written by Scholars, 16th to 20th century during this period important book on Rasa sastra witten by Yadavaji Trikamji Acarya Named Rasamrtam.
Table of Contents:
- Sudha Vigyaneeya
- Lawana and Kshara
- Ratna Vigyan.