This book elaborates review of ancient texts related to medicinal use of Diamond, pharmaceutical processing of Diamond and its clinical study. This book will definitely be useful for Ayurveda clinicians and researchers.
Author: K. Shankar Rao
Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Ayurveda is the ancient medical science of India. Many herbal, mineral and metallic drugs are being successfully used in treatment of various ailments. Diamond (Hiraka) in a form of medicine sounds strange, but incinerated precious stones (Ratna Bhasma) has important role in Ayurvedic medicines. Medicines made from Diamond are used by some Ayurvedic physicians in various Cancers; and it has reported encouraging results. To evaluate the clinical efficacy of Hiraka Bhasma (Ayurvedic Diamond preparation) in Carcinoma, clinical study with pre-diagnosed patients of carcinoma was carried out; and the same is principle subject of this book. This book elaborates review of ancient texts related to medicinal use of Diamond, pharmaceutical processing of Diamond and its clinical study. This book will definitely be useful for Ayurveda clinicians and researchers.
The final preparation methods from here on follow steps 4–6 of the previous
method. Diamond – XRD This analysis of diamond bhasma confirmed it to be
overwhelmingly carbon and oxygen with minute trace amounts of magnesium
and silicon. The analysis shows no surprises or contamination in this particular
batch of Hiraka Bhasma. ... Most commonly, diamond is indicated in cases of:
cancer, tumours, impotency, AIDS, diabetes, anaemia, diminished eyesight,
learning disorders ...
Author: Andrew Mason
Publisher: Singing Dragon
The first comprehensive analysis of Asian Medical Alchemy, this book describes the use of herbo-mineral-metal based medicines as used in some of the world's oldest healing traditions. It offers a detailed exploration of Âyurvedic medicinal purification practices that seek to enhance the therapeutic potential of materials, metals and gemstones, as well as offering a concise overview of traditional and modern equipment and methods used in the manufacture of these medicines. The author's unique and fascinating account of the hidden alchemical arts also explains some of the historical background behind the on-going quest amongst Asian alchemists for immortality.