Vedas, the authority for Hinduism speaks of Science as Apara Vidya, Transitory Knowledge, which deals with this world of Name and Forms.
It also speaks of Nano Technology,Psychology,Space Travel,Ship Building.
Of Metallurgy,Mining,Manufacturing of Textiles,Cosmetics.
Of preserving Food.
Of detailed Chemical analysis and the way to treat many diseases, including Cancer.
The Siddhas are another school of Thought which throws excellent insight into Chemistry and Medicine,
Some Texts of Chemistry.
- Rasahrdayatantra by Govind Bhagwatpad
- Srasaratnakara by Siddha Nityanatha
- Rasarnava by an unknown author
- Srasendracudamani by Somadeva
- Rasaratnasamuccaya by Vagbhatta
- Rasaprakasasudhakara by Yasodhara
- Rasarajalaksmi by Ramesvara Bhatta
- Rasendracintamani by Dhundukanatha
- Rasendracintamani by Ramacandra Guha
- Rasasara by Govind Acarya
- Rasakaumudi by Sarvajnacandra
- Rasabhesajakalpa by Surya Pandita
- Rasasamketakalika by Camunda
- Lohapaddhati by Suresvara
- Kankaligrantha by Nasirshah
- Rasamuktavalina by Devanatha
Cancer was identified and methods of Healing included total eliination of cancer, Management .handling weight loss associated with Cancer and the side effects of Cancer.
Twenty Five plants have been identified, their chemical and therapeutic properties analysed and were used in treating Cancer.
Forms of cancer Granti and Arbuda were discussed.