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Publisher:Sri Satguru Publications
Published In:1998
ISBN-10:8170305802
ISBN-13:9788170305804
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Pages:pp. lxi + 366, Illus., References, Notes

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Contents

Introduction

Chap. I : REQUISITES FOR METALLURGICAL OPERATIONS :
1. Qualifications of a Preceptor
2. Qualifications of a Disciple
3. Construction of a Laboratory
4. Rasalingam
5. Conception of the Two Deities
6. Details of the Laboratory
7. Equipments of the Laboratory

Chap. II : INITIATION OF DISCIPLE :
1. Kalini Wife

Chap. III : PARADA (MERCURY) :
1. Different Kinds of Mercury
2. Etymological Significance of the Different Names of Mercury

Chap. IV : NATURAL BLEMISHES OF MERCURY
1. Blemishes of Mercury due to its Environment
2. Appearance of Purified Mercury
3. Eighteen kinds of Mercurial Operations
4. Purification of Mercury
5. General Rule for the Rubbing of Mercury
6. Svedanam or Boiling of Mercury
7. Rubbing of Mercury
8. Uttapanam or Raising of Mercury
9. Patanam or Sublimation of Mercury
10. Urdhvapatanam or Upward Sublimation
11. Downward Sublimation
12. Reverse Process of Sublimation
13. Inclined Sublimation
14. Rodhanam or Confinement of Mercury
15. Niyamnnam or Restraint of Mercury
16. Dipanam or Stimulation of Mercury
17. Anuvasanam or Rehabilitation of Mercury
18. Grasanam (or Swallowing of Metals) of Mercury
19. Vida
20. Vidavati
21. Swallowing of Metals by Mercury
22. Swallowing of Sulphur
23. Mercury, the King of Monsters
24. Swallowing of the Essence of Mica by Mercury
25. Swooning of Mercury
26. Preparation of a Camphor-like Compound
27. Rasasinduram
28. Preparing Rasasinduram
29. Sindura-rasa
30. Karpura-rasa
31. Rasakarpuram
32. Sudhanidhi-rasa
33. Sarvangasundara-rasa
34. Krishna-rasa (Black Mercury)
35. Black Mercury Parpati-Rasa
36. Rasa Talaka
37. Makaradhvaja
38. Solidification of Mercury
39. Movement of Mercury
40. Internal Liquefaction of Mercury
41. Swallowing of Mercury
42. Hard Crucible for Exhaustion of Mercury
43. Vida
44. Quantity of the Morsels
45. Killing of Mercury
46. Characteristics of Dead Mercury
47. Incineration of Mercury
48. Incineration without Killing of Mercury 56
49. Symptoms of Deat Mercury
50. Accompaniment of Mercury
51. Use of the Ashes of Mercury
52. Vajrapanjara Rasa
53. Panchamrita
54. Preparations for taking Mercury
55. Dose of Rasa
56. Dietary Regulations to be Observed at the Time of Taking Mercury
57. How To Cure Symptoms due to an Improper Use of Mercury
58. Ailments of Rasakarpuram
59. Removal of Ailments of Rasakarpuram
60. Ailments of Rasasindura
61. Mritsanjivani Gutika
62. Controllers of Mercury

Chap. V : DYING OF MERCURY :
1. Ranjanam or Dyeing of Mercury
2. Sarana or Dyeing by Means of Oil
3. Dyeing Oil
4. Gandharva Tailam
5. Tara Bijam or Seeds of Silver
6. Process of Sarana
7. Process of Dyeing Mercury
8. Swallowing of Metals etc. by Mercury
9. Sarana (or Dyeing by Means of Oil) of the Mercury Referred to Above
10. Sankramanam or Imparting Upon the Mercury
11. Bedhanam or Transformation of Base Metals into Gold by Mercury
12. Importance of Metals in Bedhanam or Alchemy

Chap. VI : APPARATA (YANTRAS) :
1. Dola Yantram
2. Svedani Yantram (kandula yantram)
3. Patana Yantram (Vidyadhara Yantram)
4. Adhahpatana Yantram
5. Tiryakpatana Yantram
6. Kachchapa Yantram
7. Dipika Yantram
8. Deki Yantram
9. Jarana Yantram
10. Somanala Yantram
11. Garbha Yantram
12. Hansapaka Yantram
13. Valuka Yantram
14. Different Version
15. Another kind of Valuka Yantram
16. Lavana Yantram
17. Nalika Yantram
18. Bhudhara Yantram
19. Puta Yantram
20. Kosthika Yantram
21. Angara Kosthika
22. Patala Kosthika
23. Gara Kosthi
24. Kosthi Yantram
25. Khalachari Yantram
26. Ghata Yantram or Apyayanam Yantram
27. Ishtaka Yantram
28. Palika Yantram
29. Damaruka Yantram
30. Nabhi Yantram (Jala Yantram)
31. Jala Yantram
32. Grasta Yantram
33. Sthali Yantram
34. Dhupa Yantram
35. Khalva Yantram
36. Circular Mortar
37. Iron Mortar
38. Hot Mortar
39. Urdhva Nalika Yantram (Tanka Yantram)
40. Patala Yantram
41. Tejo Yantram (Lavaka Yantram)
42. Tula Yantram
43. Gauri Yantram
44. Chakra Yantram
45. Vaka Yantram
46. Nadika Yantram
47. Varuni Yantram
48. Crucibles
49. Vajra Musha
50. Yoga Musha
51. Vajradravanika Musha
52. Gara Musha
53. Vara Musha
54. Barna Musha or Raupya Musha
55. Vida Musha
56. Vrintaka Mushika
57. Gostani Musha
58. Malla Musha
59. Pakva Musha
60. Gola Musha
61. Maha Musha
62. Manduka Musha
63. Musala Musha
64. Putams
65. Maha Putam
66. Gaja Putam
67. Varaha Putam, Kukkuta Putam and Kapota Putam
68. Gobara Putam
69. Bhanda Putam
70. Valuka Putam
71. Bhudhara Putam
72. Lavaka Putam

Chap. VII : DEFINITIONS :
1. Sour Group (Amlavarga)
2. Sour Materials (Amlapanchakam)
3. Panchamrittika
4. Poisons (Vishavarga)
5. Semi-poisons (Up-vishavarga)
6. Milk (Dugdhavarga)
7. Stools (Vidgana)
8. Red Group (Raktavarga)
9. Yellow Group (Pitavarga)
10. White Group (Shvetavarga)
11. Black Group (Krishnavarga)
12. Destroyers of the Hardness of Metals (Lohaka Thhinayanasha Varga)
13. Smelting of Very Hard Metals (Dravana Varga)
14. Sodhaniya Gana
15. Kajjali Rasa-panka
16. Rasa Pishti
17. Patana Pishti
18. Svarna-kristi and Rupya-kristi
19. Hema-racti and Tara-racti
20. Measures of Weight
21. Synonyms of Karsha
22. 25 Different Ways of Solidifying Mercury

Chap. VIII : MAKING OF GOLD :
1. Making of Gold
2. Manufacturing of Silver
3. Manufacturing of Gold
4. Making of Gold
5. Making of Silver
6. Making of Gold
7. Making of Silver
8. Making of Gold
9. Augmenting the Colour of Gold
10. Making of Gold
11. Making of Silver
12. Making of Gold
13. Making of Silver
14. Bleaching of Copper

Chap. IX : UPRASAS :
1. Abhram (Mica)
2. Kinds of Mica
3. Purification of Mica
4. Dhanya-Abhram
5. Characteristics of Killed Mica
6. Qualities of Nectar upon Killed Mica
7. Nectarisation of Mica
8. Importance of Putam in Killing of Mica
9. Rubbing not Necessary in Putams for 1000 Times
10. Killers of Mica
11. Use of Incinerated Mica
12. Accompaniments of Incinerated Mica
13. General Directions for Use of Mica
14. Dietary Observation
15. Evil Effects of Taking Mica (not properly incinerated)
16. Removal of the Evil Effects of Impure Mica
17. Extraction of Essence of Mica
18. Purification of Essence of Mica
19. Incineration of Essence of Mica
20. Use of Incinerated Essence of Mica
21. Softening of Essence of Mica
22. Liquefaction of Mica
23. Transformation of Tin into Silver by Means of Mica
24. Makshikam (Pyrites)
25. Classification of Pyrites
26. Merits of Makshika
27. Evil Effects of taking Makshika, Not Properly Purified
28. Purification of Makshika
29. Incineration of Makshika
30. Extraction of Essence of Makshika
31. Use of Essence of Makshika
32. Liquefaction of Essence of Makshika
33. Accompaniments of Makshika
34. Removal of Evil Effects caused by Makshika, Not Properly Purified
35. Vimala (Pyrites with Red Tints)
36. Incineration of Vimala
37. Extraction of Essence of Vimala
38. Use of the Essence of Vimala
39. Shilajatu (Bitumen)
40. Gold Shilajatu
41. Silver Shilajatu
42. Copper Shilajatu
43. Iron Shilajatu
44. Tin Shilajatu
45. Lead Shilajatu
46. Test of Genuine Shilajatu
47. Properties of Shilajatus
48. Purification of Shilajatu
49. Test of Purified Shilajatu
50. Use of Purified Shilajatu
51. Incineration of Shilajatu
52. Use of Incinerated Shilajatu
53. Essence of Shilajatu
54. Karpura-shilajatu (or Shilajatu having the Odour and Appearance of Camphor)
55. Evil Effects of taking Impure Shilajatu
56. Cure the Diseases due to Impure Shilajatu
57. Sora, a Kind of Shilajatu
58. Tuttham
59. Purification of Tuttham
60. Extraction of Essence from Tuttham
61. Extract Copper from Feathers of Peacock
62. Finger Ring which Cures Colic and Neutalises Poison
63. Sasyakam or Blue Stone
64. Qualities of Sasyaka
65. Purification of Sasyakam
66. Incineration of Sasyaka
67. Essence from Sasyaka
68. Another Finger Ring which Cures Colic and Removes Poison
69. Incineration of Essence of Tuttham and that of Sasyakam
70. How to Remove Evil Effects of Impure
71. Tutthaka and Sasyaka
72. Chapala
73. Purification of Chapala
74. Essence from Chapala
75. Chapala produced from Lead and Tin
76. Rasaka or Kharpara
77. Inability of Rasaka to Stand Fire
78. Purification of Kharpara
79. Incineration of Karpara
80. Essence from Rasaka (Calamine)
81. Essence of Rasaka
82. Dyeing of Mercury etc. by Rasaka
83. Gandhaka (Sulphur)
84. Variety of Sulphur
85. Properties of Sulphur
86. Purification of Gandhaka
87. How to take Gandhaka
88. The Rasayana Gandhaka
89. Sulphur Oil
90. Removal of Odour from Sulphur
91. Transformation of Base Metals by Gandhaka
92. Removal of the Evil Consequences of taking Impure Sulphur
93. Gairikam (Red Ochre)
94. Purification of Gairikam
95. Extraction of Essence from Gairikam
96. Uses of Gairikam
97. Kasisam (Sulphate of Iron)
98. Purification of Kasisam
99. How to take Kasisam
100. Kankshi (Clay Containing Alum)
101. Properties of Kankshi
102. Purification and Extraction of Essence from Tuvari
103. Properties of Sphatika (Alum)
104. Haritalam (Orpiment)
105. Patra Haritalam
106. Pinda Haritalam
107. Godanta Haritalam
108. Vakadala Haritalam
109. Properties of Purified Haritalam
110. Haritalam Fit for Incineration
111. Evils of Using Haritalam, Not Properly Purified
112. Purification of Haritalam
113. Incineration of Haritalam
114. Use the Harital-Bhasma
115. Liquefaction of Haritalam
116. Test of Incinerated Haritalam
117. Merits of Incinerated Haritalam
118. Accompaniments of Haritalam
119. Extraction of Essence fom Haritalam
120. Use of Essence of Haritalam
121. Transformation of Base Metals into Gold by Haritalam
122. Manas-shila (Realger)
123. Kinds of Manas-shila
124. Properties of Manas-shila
125. Evil Effects of Taking Manas-shila, not Properly Purified
126. Purification of Manas-shila
127. Essence of Manas-shila
128. Bad Effects of Taking Impure Manas-shila
129. Anjana (Stibnite, Sulphide of Lead, and other Things, Mainly used as Collyrium)
130. Sauviranjanam
131. Nilanjanam
132. Rasanjanam
133. Srotonjanam
134. Kulatthanjanam
135. Pushpanjanam
136. Purification of Anjanas
137. Essence from Anjanas
138. Solidification of Mercury by Means of Srotonjana
139. Kankustham (An Ore Containing Tin)
140. Purification of Kankustha
141. How to Take Kankustha
142. Kampilla
143. Purification of Sadharana Uparasas
144. Gauripashana (Arsenic Stone)
145. Purification of Arsenic Stone
146. Essence from Gauripashana
147. Navasara (Sal Ammoniac)
148. Properties of Navasara
149. Kapardaka (Cowri or Marine Shells)
150. Properties of Cowri or Marine Shell
151. Purification of Kapardi (Cowri)
152. Incineration of Kapardi or Cowrie
153. Shankha (Conch Shell)
154. Purification of Shankha
155. Incineration of Shankha
156. Properties of Shankha
157. Bahni Jara or Agnijara
158. Girisinduram (Mineral Red Vermilion)
159. Properties of Girisinduram
160. Red Vermilion Fit for Use
161. Purification of Red Vermilion
162. Varieties of Hingula
163. Properties of Hingula
164. Purification of Hingula
165. Preparations of Hingula
166. Preparation of Cinnabar
167. Evil Effects of Impure Hingula
168. Essence of Hingula
169. Mriddara-Shringakam (An Ore of Lead)
170. Purification of Mriddara Shringakam
171. Bhunaga (Earthworm)
172. Purification of Earthworms
173. Essence from Earthworm
174. Essence from Copper Earthworms
175. Properties of the Essence of Earthworms

Chap. X : METALS :
1. Suvarna (Gold)
2. Varieties of Gold
3. Properties of Gold
4. Evil Effects of Taking Gold (Not Properly Purified)
5. Purification of Gold
6. Incineration of Gold
7. Accompaniments of Gold
8. Liquid Gold
9. Roupya (Silver)
10. Variety of Silver
11. Artificial Silver
12. Qualities of Silver
13. Purification of Silver
14. Incineration of Silver
15. Liquefaction of Silver
16. Tamra (Copper)
17. Characteristics of Bad Copper
18. Characteristics of Good Copper
19. Properties of Copper
20. Evil Properties of Copper
21. Incineration of Copper
22. Samanatha Tamram
23. Arka-talam
24. Nectarization of Incinerated Copper
25. Use of Incinerated Copper
26. Properties of Lauha (Iron)
27. Natural Blemishes of Iron
28. Evil Effects of Taking Impure Iron
29. Varieties of Iron
30. Munda or Ordinary Iron
31. Properties of Excellent Munda Iron
32. Tikshna Iron
33. Khara
34. Sara Iron (Steel?)
35. Hrinnala Iron
36. Tarapatta Iron
37. Vajra Iron
38. Kala or Black Iron
39. Properties of Tikshna Iron
40. Kanta Iron (An Oxide of Iron)
41. Varieties of Kanta Iron
42. Special Features of Bhramaka
43. Properties of Kanta
44. Purification of Iron
45. Utility of Putam
46. Bhanu-paka Process
47. Sthali Paka
48. Puta-Paka
49. Triphaladi Gana
50. Erandadi-Gana
51. Kiratadi-Gana
52. Shringaveradi Gana
53. Gokshuradi Gana
54. Pataladi-Gana
55. Kinshukadi-Gana
56. Shatavaryadi Gana
57. Vidaryadi Gana
58. Putam with Special Drugs for the Treatment of Special Diseases
59. Sthalipaka
60. How to Heat by Thing by Putam
61. Sudha Sagara Lauham
62. Nectarization of Incinerated Iron
63. Anupanams or Accompaniments of Iron
64. Remedy of Evils Due to Irregularities in Taking Metals
65. Siddhi Sara
66. Evil Effects of Taking Iron not Properly
67. Incinerated
68. Liquefaction of Iron
69. Mandura
70. Varieties of Mandura
71. Fitness of Mandura for use in Medicines
72. Incineration of Mandura
73. Liquefaction of Mandura
74. Yashoda (Zinc)
75. Purification of Yashoda
76. Accompaniments of Yashoda
77. Doses of Zinc
78. Evil Effects of Zinc, Not Properly Incinerated
79. Vanga (Tin)
80. Purification of Tin
81. Incineration of Tin
82. Vanga-Kalpa
83. Accompaniments of Vanga
84. Evil Effects of Vanga, not Properly Purified and Incinerated
85. Sisaka (Lead)
86. Purification of Lead
87. Incineration of Lead
88. Nectarization of Lead
89. Accompaniments of Lead
90. Evil Effects of Lead not Properly Purified
91. Pittala
92. Characteristics of Good and Bad Brass
93. Purification of Pittala (Brass)
94. Incineration of Pittala
95. Use of Brass
96. Transmutation of Brass and Bell Metal
97. Kansya (Bell-metal)
98. Characteristics of Good Bell-Metal
99. Characteristics of Bad Bell-Metal
100. Purification of Bell-Metal
101. Incineration of Bell-Metal
102. Varta-Loha
103. Purification and Incineration of Varta-loha
104. Triloha
105. Purification and Incinerated of Triloha
106. Triloha Rasayanam
107. Essence of Earthworms
108. Khara-Sattvam
109. Extraction of the Best Essence of Earthworms
110. Use of Aforesaid Essence
111. Superiority of Metallic Drugs

Chap. XI : RATNAS (Gems) :
1. Five Gems
2. Gems Favourite to the Planets
3. Gems Fit for Use
4. Vajra or Hirraka (Diamond)
5. Colours of Diamonds
6. Classification of Diamonds
7. Merits of Different Kinds of Diamonds
8. Characteristics of Good Diamond
9. Characteristics of Bad Diamond
10. Defects Found in Gems
11. Evil Effects of Diamonds, Not Properly and Incinerated
12. Purification of Diamonds
13. Incineration of Diamonds
14. White Diamonds
15. Red Diamonds
16. Yellow Diamonds
17. Black Diamonds
18. Incineration of Diamonds Irrespective of Colours
19. General Method of Incineration of All the Gems
20. Uses of Diamond
21. Softening of Diamonds
22. Liquefaction of Diamonds
23. Liquefaction of all the Gems
24. Removal of Evil Effects of Diamond (not properly incinerated)
25. Purification of Gems in General
26. General Process of Purification of Gems
27. Incineration of Gems other than Diamond
28. Desirability of Avoiding Defective Gems
29. Marakata (Emerald)
30. Characteristics of Bad Emerald
31. Properties of Emerald
32. Emeralds of Superior Quality
33. Test of Genuine Emerald
34. Manikya (Ruby)
35. Characteristics of Good Rubies
36. Defects of Rubies
37. Test of Rubies
38. Characteristics of Excellent Rubies
39. Weight of Rubies
40. Properties of Rubies
41. Mukta (Pearl)
42. Properties of mukta
43. Varieties of Pearls
44. Elephant Pearl
45. Snake Pearl
46. Fist Pearl
47. Hog Pearl
48. Bamboo Pearl
49. Conch Pearl
50. Frog Pearl
51. Oyster Pearl
52. Classification of all Pearls according to colour
53. Characteristics of Good Pearls
54. Characteristics of Bad Pearls
55. Perforation of Pearls
56. Nila (Sapphire)
57. Characteristics of Good Indra-nila
58. Varieties of Jala-Nila
59. Copper Coloured Sapphire
60. Rain Bow Sapphire
61. Maha-nila
62. Zercon (Gomedam)
63. Test of Zercon
64. Good Zercon
65. Bad Zercon
66. Secondary Colours of Zercon
67. Zercon of Excellent Qualities
68. Properties of Zercon
69. Vaidurya. (Oriental Cat's Eye and Similar Stones)
70. Varieties of Vaidurya
71. Characteristics of Good Vaidurya
72. Characteristics of Bad Vaidurya
73. Test of Vaidurya
74. Properties of Vaidurya
75. Vaikranta
76. Varieties of Vaikranta
77. Properties of Vaikranta
78. Mines of Vaikranta
79. Purification of Vaikranta
80. Incineration of Vaikranta
81. Use of Garnet in Place of Diamond
82. Extraction of Essence of Vaikranta
83. Use of Vaikranta
84. Sphatika (Quartz)
85. Sun-Stone and Moon-Stone
86. Properties of Sun-Stone
87. Properties of Moon Stone
88. Corals (Pravala)
89. Characteristics of Good Corals
90. Characteristics of Bad Corals
91. Softness of Corals
92. Properties of Corals
93. Karketana (Chrysoberyl or chrysolite)
94. Varieties of Karketana
95. Characteristics of Karketana
96. Properties of Karketana
97. Pushparaga (Topaz)
98. Distinction of Pushpa raga from other Gems
99. Characteristics of Good Topaz
100. Characteristics of Bad Topaz
101. Properties of Topaz
102. Rajavarta (Quartz Amethystlapis Lazuli)
103. Bhisma-Mani
104. Uparatnas
105. Palanka (Onyx)
106. Rudhiram (Carnelian)
107. Puttika (Peridote)
108. Turkhaja (Turquoise-Viraja)
109. Pilu (Jade)
110. Upalam (Chalcedony, Opal, and Agate)
111. Sugandhikam (Spinel)
112. General Properties of Amorphous Stones

Chap. XII : KSHARAS (ALKALIS) :
1. Properties of the Ksharas
2. Process of Manufacturing Kshara from Ashes
3. Yava-Kshara
4. Pakima (Nava-Sara)
5. Ksharas obtained from the Earth
6. Ushara or Sora
7. Svarji Kshara (Refined Natron)
8. Artificial Svarji-kshara
9. Tankana (Borax)
10. Solid Kshara
11. Uses of Liquid Kshara
12. Process of Preparing Svarva-Kshara
13. Eight Ksharas

Chap. XIII : LAVANAS (Salts) :
1. Samudra Lavana (Sea Salt)
2. Saindhava (Rock-Salt)
3. Vira (Artificial Salt)
4. Sauvarchala (Salt-Petre)
5. Romaka (Sambar-Salt)
6. Chulika Salt

Chap. XIV : VISHA (Poisons) :
1. Inorganic Poison
2. Saktuka
3. Mustaka
4. Shringi
5. Valuka (Saikata)
6. Sarshapa
7. Vatsa-nabha (Aconite)
8. Kurma
9. Sveta Shringa
10. Kala-Kuta
11. Mesha-Shringi
12. Halahala
13. Dardura
14. Karkata or Karkota
15. Mulaka
16. Granthi
17. Haridra or Vairata
18. Racta-Shringi
19. Keshara, Pradipana or Mahavisha
20. Classification of the Eight Poisons
21. Properties of Poison
22. Special Troubles due to Inorganic Poison
23. Troubles due to a sudden Entrance of Poison into the System
24. Treatment of Poison
25. Merits of Good Poisons
26. Purification of Tuber Poisons
27. Killing of Tuper Poison
28. Persons Fit to Take Poison
29. Direction of Taking Poison
30. Restrictions in Diet in Poison
31. Uses of Inorganic Poison
32. Organic Poison
33. Purification of Serpent Poison
34. Remedy of Snake-bite

Chap. XV : UPAVISHA (SEMI-POISONS) :
1. Purification of Semi-poisons
2. Snuhi
3. Arka
4. Langali
5. Gunja
6. Karavira
7. Visha-Musti (Kuchila)
8. Dhattura (Strammonium)
9. Jayapala (Croton Seeds)
10. Bhallataka
11. Nirvisa
12. Ativisha
13. Opium
14. Jaya (Bhang - Cannabis sativa)
15. Ganja (Cannabis indica)
16. Remedy of Semi-Poisons
17. Purification of Guggulu
18. Purification of Leeches

Chap. XVI : TAILAPATANA (EXTRACTION OF OIL) FROM
SEEDS OF ANY KIND :
1. Extraction of Oil from Seeds

Chap. XVII : SANDHANAS (LIQUORS) :
1. Alcholic Liquors (Wine)
2. Gouri
3. Madhvi
4. Paisti
5. Kadambari
6. Varuni
7. Madhuki
8. Maireyi
9. Mardvika
10. Parts of Undistilled Wine
11. Properties of Wine
12. Non-Alcoholic but Fermented Liquids
13. Asava and Arista
14. Sidhu (A Kind of Vinegar)
15. Sukta
16. Dhanyamla
17. Kanji
18. Gura-Shukta
19. Chukra
20. Tushambu and Sauvira
21. Aranala
22. Shindaki

Chap. XVIII : PARIBHASHA (Definitions) :
1. Sulva-Naga
2. Vara-Loha
3. Copper
4. Vara-Naga
5. Patangi-Raga
6. Chullaka-Raga
7. Abapa
8. Abhisheka and Nirbapa
9. Suddhavarta and Vijavarta
10. Svanga-shitala and Bahi-shitala
11. Names of Well-known Chemists

Chap. XIX : GENERAL DIRECTIONS FOR TAKING DRUGS :
1. Diet
2. Unwholesome Diet and Deeds
3. Diet Incongenial by Combination
4. Drinking of Water at Dawn
5. Restrictions Regarding Exposure to the Sun
6. Restrictions Regarding Dress
7. Restrictions Regarding Exposure to Wind
8. Restrictions Regarding Sleeping in Day Time
9. Rubbing the Whole Body with Oil
10. Restrictions Regarding Bath
11. Restrictions Regarding Taking of Food
12. Chewing of Betel Leaves
13. Restriction Regarding Physical Exercise
14. Action Prohibited just at Sunrise and Sunset
15. Direction for Sleeping
16. Advantages of Iatro-Medical Treatment
17. Accompaniments of Such Medicines
18. Directions for Preparing a Medicine with
19. Ingredients more than one
20. Special Directions for Taking Medicines mixed
21. with Bile (Pitta)
22. Time for taking Medicine
23. Persons Unfit to take Medicines
24. Bad Effects of Medicine, Not Assimilated

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