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.
Illustrations: 50 b/w, 15 full colour images
Size: 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in