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Plantain, banana, musa paradisiaca or
take shudda (pure) parade in mortar and gradually add equal parts of
powder of shudda ghandaka (sulphur) in its prescribed
ratio.Triturate it with pestle, till globules of mecury disappears
and fine homogeneous powdered is made.
a kind of paste prepared by grounding the drugs on a stone with
water. The drug is first soaked in water and then grounded on a
Jaundice. It’s yellowing of skin and sclera of eye.
Lotus (Nilumbo nucifera)
Bronze (one of the minerals mentioned in
Kanchana Gold (one of the minerals
mentioned in the Ayurveda)
Kandughna Antipruritic, a drug that cures
A sour or fermented liquid preparation of
a cereal or a pulse.
lauha Cast iron
roga Disease of the throat
One of the three main doshas of the body.Kapha is repository for all
constructive activities. It is also called Slehsma. One of its main
functions is to provide nutrition to the body tissues. Kapha is of
five types viz: Kledaka kapha, Avalambaka kapha, tarpaka kapha,
Bodhaka kapha and shleshaka kapha. Kledaka kapha is situated in the
stomach. It is slimy (pichchila) in quality, sweet in taste and has
the action of moistening the food ingested. It also protects the
digestive organs from being hurt by digestive juices. Avambalaka
kapha is located in the chest where it provides the nutrition to the
heart. Bodhaka kapha is found in the tongue and is responsible for
perceiving the taste. Seat of function of Shleshaka Kapha is the
joint where it lubricate the juices so that they may function
properly. Tarpaka Kapha is situated in the head and gives nutrition
to the mental faculties.
Caused due to a disorder in kapha dosha
chhardi A disease. Vomiting thick and
whites colour material having sweet taste.
hridroga A disease. Feeling of seizure of
the heart, heaviness in the body; excessive secretion of phlegm,
loss of appetite, and sweet taste in the mouth are the symptoms of
javara A disease. Low grade fever,
aversion to food, sweet taste, lassitude, heaviness, stiffness,
feeling of cold and moist wrapping on the body, cough, nausea and
excessive sleep are the signs and symptoms.
kachchu The term literally meaning ‘ a
fruit that causes an itching sensation like that of a monkey’
irritative, allergenic. Cowage.
Roga Ear disease
Camphor or Cinnamomum camphora
Cough. From the treatment point of view
kasa may be divided into two groups viz Shushka kasa (dry cough) and
Ardra Kasa (cough with expectoration_
1. astringent 2. decoction
Kashtartava Dysmennorrhea. painfull
Kaumarabhritya / Balachikitsa Paediatrics
Kayachikitsa Internal medicine
A pharmaceutical preparation.
Monplegia cruralis. A disease
Impotency of the male
Parasitic, infections type
danta. Caries of the teeth.
roga Worm infestation. Krimi roga is a
disease caused by the presence of worms in the body, particularly in
Krimighana A drug that kills or destroys
Caused due to worms
The term literally meaning ‘ the black’.
This is in reference to the black colour of pippali
lavana Black salt
karma Cauterizations by caustic alkalis
dosha Disorder of lactation types
peya Beverage made with milk
Kshirapaka Medicated milk
Shvasa Chronic bronchitis
Kubjatva Hunchback condition
kasa Whooping cough. Kukkura kasa is a
disease that is frequent among children and characterized by
peculiar paroxysm of cough ending in a loud whooping inspiration.
puta A particular process of steaming or
ghrita kumari Aloe vera barbedensis.
Felon onychia. If the inflammation around
the nail bed is of mild nature, then it causes fragility of the nail
Kupipakva Process of pharmaceutical
Middle of the eyebrows, moustache
Brush like structure. They are 6 in
mumber as per the Ayurveda
Chronic skin disease; Leprosy.
Kusthaghna A drug that cures skin