Vimal (Iron Pyrite)

Pyrite’s Secret: Unveiling Vimal’s Mystery Introduction The Vimal or Iron Pyrite is a mineral which is kept under the category of Maharasa by Rasa Ratan Samuchya. It is also called Cubic Sulphide of Iron. This mineral is very little known in Ayurveda. Vimal has many synonyms and there is no specific story behind its origin. It is found on the mountains near river Tapti. The specific gravity of this mineral is 5.2 and its hardness is between 6 to 6.5.

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Makshik (Pyrite, Copper Pyrite, Iron Pyrite)

Understanding Makshik (Pyrite): A Comprehensive Guide to Its Minerals Introduction The Makshik is the third maharasa explained in Rasa Ratna Samucchaya and in updhatu varga by Ras Tarangini. The makshik is called Pyrite, Copper Pyrite and Iron Pyrite. It also has various synonyms and also has a story behind its origin. It is believed that makshik originated from drops of blood which was from the wound in the sole of foot of Lord Krishana. Let’s discuss Makshik in detail. ईषत्सुवर्णसाहित्यात्सुवर्णगुणसाम्यतः

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