It is a type of mineral stone. It is of four types in white, blood, blue and yellow. They have the best white character. In the opinion of Hakimon (Greek physicians), the red one is the best. It comes from Bombay, Banda and Khambhat. Many of their varieties also come from Yemen and Baghdad.
|Akik is very good Ayurvedic Medicine|
- First Method
Stir in a fire with aqueous stone and extinguish it 21 times in rose water, this stone will blossom and become soft.
- Second Method
It is purified by extinguishing a piece of aqueous on fire 4 times in Triphla-decoction.
Akik Ash Method:-
After making the fine powder of Akik, purified in the above-mentioned blood method, make extracts of rose or gheekumari (Guarpatha) juice. After drying, it is consumed by closing throttle in gumput and blowing three times in Gajput. Then, basting this ash in cow’s milk, make tinkies, dry it and burn it in Gajput, after tying the tablet in milk, it is consumed by giving it in the gazput, so keep the tablet as empty as possible if there is some space left in the compartment. This makes the ash very soft.
Quantity and Proportion:-
Give 1 to 3 ratti, morning-evening, with honey or butter according to the disease.
Properties and Uses:-
It is beneficial in all types of heart weakness, heat, ophthalmology, blood pressure, blood disorder, brain disorder etc. It is best to use it for paternal disorders.
Its ashes are heart and brain strengthening and vata-bile destroyer. Due to its intake, there is a relief in enlarged spleen and liver disorders. It is capable of destroying hysterical craze, fainting, old and dry rashes, all types of bleeding, blood leaks, old gonorrhea, wounds and stone. Applying it to the eyes increases the eyesight. By consuming it, the semen thickness and the body productive power increases. It destroys many diseases by different proportions. Its most common Anupan is Honey. It is special use for Vata and spleen disorders. If blood comes with a spit, its behavior is beneficial to stop it. Apart from the regular use of Akik, it is considered beneficial in heart diseases also by mere touch. For this reason, many cardiologists give to wear a loket of akik.
Akik Pishti Making:-
Finely crush Akik in the imamdaste and scrape it in rose water for 10-12 days continuously. Then filter it with fine cloth, dry it and keep it safe. It pleases with ashes.
Properties and Uses:-
It is beneficial in blood pressure, physical heat, and fever heat, weakness of heart etc. The remaining properties are similar to the above consumed.