Rasendra Sara Sangraha is one of the popular classics of Rasasastra complied by Srikrisna Gopala Bhatt of 15th century A.D. Over 600 herbomineral formulations have been described in the next besides few pure herbal formulations. It gives clear vision on mercury and its allied metals and minerals in respect of good and bad qualities, purifications, incineration and various methods of preparations for the good manufacturing techniques in-order to get the maximum therapeutic efficacy.
A very important principle found in this classic stating the “purgation therapy” prior to actual medication in particular for rasausadhies. The tested as well as trusted formulations which were well experienced by the great scholars have been incorporated in this text to treat approximately sixty diseases including General medicine, dermatology, gynaecology, E.N.T. paediatrics and Toxicological diseases. A great emphasis has been focused on rejuvenation and aphrodisiac formulations with a view to promote strong immunity and healthy progency.
A good number of appendixes are added to this classic for better understanding of the subject in depth by Dr. G. Prabhakara Rao an English translator and commentator of this work. A simple and systematic presentation of the formulation with modern measurements and incorporation of dual index are few contributions of this translation.