Discussion in 'Ayurveda' started by Matthew Capowski, Jun 4, 2017.
This thread will be used to discuss the Ayurvedic usage of metals and minerals.
This message from 2008 by Todd Caldecott provides an interesting brief history of the appearance of bhasmas in Ayurveda: https://www.meetup.com/vancouverayurvedaandyoga/messages/2640704/
Not this message was in response to the following report of heavy metal poisoning from Ayurvedic medicines: http://www.bcmj.org/bc-centre-disease-control/heavy-metal-poisoning-ayurvedic-medicines
One of the longer summaries I've seen on the subject: Introduction to ‘Rasashaastra’ the Iatrochemistry of Ayurveda https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3252715/
Another Rasa Shastra article: https://shrifreedom.org/ayurveda/rasa-shastra/
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