Rasashastra

Rasashastra

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Item Code: NAH155
Author: Heritage Amruth
Publisher: Heritage Amruth
Language: English
Edition: 2004
Pages: 40 Throughout B/W Illustrations
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 11.0 inch x 7.5 inch
Weight 100 gm

About the Book

 

Rasashastra or the Ayurvedic pharmaceutics, deals with the drugs of metals and mineral origin, their varieties, characteristics, processing techniques, properties and their therapeutic uses. From mercury, gold and diamonds to iron and eggshell, innate materials are transformed from their ‘raw’ state to potent medicines known as Rasaushadhis.

 

Contents

 

COVER STORY: Rasashastra: Treasure of Knowledge and Wisdom

6

LEAD: Gendering Ayurveda: Advertising, Nature, Nurture, And Cultural Concepts of Health Care

23

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Sarangadhara Samhita’- A gem of treatise on ‘Ayurveda Pharmacy’

37

CHILDREN’S PAGE: Children, discover the story of Medicinal Plants on stamps

19

DICTIONARY PAGE: Knowing Guna

29

OPINION: Ayurveda, A third dimension to Cancer therapy

3

PROFILE: India’s Saviour of Sacred Plants: Get to know the tireless defender of sacred plants and trees, Dr S.K. Jain, in his brief profile

12

HOME PAGE: Cultural Concerns About Puberty: A boon or a curse?

33

KNOW YOUR PLANT: Wood Apple

14

RESEARCH FINDINGS: Wood and Wine: The effect of making Wine in Wooden Barrels

31

UNANI PAGE: Surma: For Your Eyes Only

16

 

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