Rasa shastra

The Hidden Art of Medical Alchemy (Hardback)

molten tamra (copper)

The first comprehensive analysis of Rasa Shastra outside of India. This book helps to decode some of the mysteries surrounding herbo-mineral-metallic medicines used in the Ayurvedic tradition. It also offers a detailed exploration of the alchemical purification practices used to enhance the therapeutic potency of metals, minerals and gemstones. Rasa Shastra The Hidden Art of Medical Alchemy presents a concise overview of the methods and equipment used to manufacture Rasa medicines. Rasa Shastra - The Hidden Art of Medical Alchemy by Andrew Mason, with foreword by Vaidya Atreya Smith is published by Singing Dragon.

ISBN-13:978-1848191075
Format: hardback
Extent: 568pp
Illustrations: 50 b/w, 15 full colour images
Size: 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in

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