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The term literally meaning ‘safe’;’not causing any fear’. As well
known synonym for the herb Haritaki.
Anointing oil and massage, Anointing the body.
Great irritation of the eyes, severe opthalmia.
Distension of abdomen due to the accumulation of gases accompanied
by colic pain is known as adhmana.
- Adho bhakta
A dose of medicine to be taken after eating.
- Agada 1)
A medicine 2) Free from disease 3) Healthy
- Agada tantra
Chhardi Vormitting caused be the unpleasant site or smell,
precnancy, disturbances of Ama, disagreeable food, idiosyncrasy, and
diseases The Ayurveda classifies diseases under four
categories. agantika, doshaja, manasika and svabhavika. Agantika
diseases are those resulting from external reasons like attack by
Fire. Sometimes refers to the digestive powers, the Jatharagni.
Dyspepsia. Agnimandya is a condition in which food is not
properly digeste due to the diminished power of Jatharagni
(digestive juices). Indigestion, diminished appetite, loss of taste,
salivation, eructation and heaviness in the abdomen are the main
signs and symptoms of this disease.
- Ahara rasa
Chyme. Semi fluid mass of partly digested food passed from the
stomach into the duodenum.
- Aja kshira
Cumin seed (synonym for Jiraka).
Caraway. The term literally meaning ‘delightful to goat’.
Indigestion, dimished Jatharagni caused by some physical factors
like excessive intake of food and water, irregularities in diet and
sleep, and mental factors such as envy, fear, anger etc
Acute distention of abdomen.
- Ama The
chime formation. Chyme is the semi fluid mass of partly digested
food passed from the stomach into the duodenum.
- Ama dosha
Disorders of chime formation. Chyme is the semi fluid mass of partly
digested food passed from the stomach into the duodenum.
- Ama shula
Intense colic pain thaqt increases after taking food, anorexia,
salivation, nausea, vomiting, retention of gases, rumbling noises in
the abdomen, constipation, pain in the body are the main sign and
symptoms of Aamaja shula.
Emblica officinalis. Usefull in treatment of such diseases as
Atisara, Amlapitta, Asmari, Unmanda, Kasa (jirna), Chhardi, Netra
Roga, Timira, Prameha, Bala Roga, Rakta Pitta, Trishna, Palitya,
Khalitya, Pradara (Rakta), Yonidaha
- Ama pachana
Measures and drugs that digest ama dosha are called ama pachana.
Stomach and small intestines where food stuff are digested.
Dysentery with muscus discharge.
Rheumatism. Vitiated ama and vayu by involving koshtha, trika and
sandhi (joints) cause pain in the joints, loss of appetite,
indigestion, stiffness of the body, weakness and heaviness in rhe
heart region. This indisposition is known as amavata. Pain and
imflammation of one or more joints particulary of hand, foot,
tarsal,knee, thigh and sacrum, scorpion bite like pain in the
affected joints, loss of appetitie, indigestion; fever, pain in
different part of the body, feeling of heaviness, lack of
initiative, disturbance in sleep habit, stiffness in heart region,
constipation are the signs and symptoms of amavata. The disease may
ultimately lead to disability.
Tamarind. Usefull in treatment of such diseases such as Kasa,
Svarabheda, Bala roga, Chhardi, Masurika.
Synonym of Gurucha; Menispermum Phaseolus.
Sudation, Fomentation therapy without the ise of fire by remaining
in air tight room.
Acute constipation. Anaha is a disease characterized by the slow
accumulation of Ama or Purisha (faecel matter) in the instestines
due to vitiation of vata. It is of two types depending on the
involvement of ama or purisha.
- Anda Kosha
128 grams. Approximately ( A unit of measurement).
shula Gastric Ulcer. This type of abdominal pain occurs due to
the ulcer in the stomach.
- Antra Kshaya
Intestinal tuberculosis. A disease in which patient extremely mucous
stools of liquid consistency with pain and sound, particulary in the
daytime. The disease comes in attacks at the interval of a month,
fortnight or ten days during which patient passes loose motions. In
between the attack patient suffers from constipation.
- Antrika Jvara
Continuous fever of more than 7 day’s duration is generally
taken as antrika jvara. It may continue up to 4 to 5 weeks.
- Antrika Jvara
A fluid vehicle in medicine; a drink taken with or after medicine.
The substance or drug that causes the body soft, unctuous and
strong is called anuvasana
This is a problem of indigestion.
Scrofula or chronic tuberculosis
Opposed to ‘pana’ that one of the five vital airs which goes
downwards and out at the anus.
The measure and drugs that causes the body and body elements
starve is called apatarpana.
Unfit, unsuitable, unwholesome as food or drink in particular
Non suppurating welling. Tumor.
Paralysis in which only one half of the face is involved.
Terminalia Arjuna. Its bark is used in drugs, useful in blood
purification and in heart related disorders
- Arka 1
An Ayurvedic Preparation obtained by process of distillation.
- Arka 2 A
herbal plant, leaves, flower, root’s bark and latex of this is
usefull in treatment of different diseases (such as Arsha, Karna,
An indisposition in which the patient does not have desire to eat.
- Artava It
is loss of blood, mucus, and the discarded cells of endometrium.
During ferile years normal woman menstruate between 300 and 500
times. Each menstrual period lasts 3 to 7 days and the amount of
vaginal discharge measures 180 to 240 ml. The actual amount of blood
loss per day is 15 ml or half an ounce.
Fermented water based drugs
Stones in the bladder. Calculus
- Ashoka Saraca
Indica. Usefull in menstruationproblems
Withania Somnifera. A rasayana herb
- Asthi Bhanga
Fracture of the bone
Bone, including teeth and nails
- Asthi Kshaya
Osteomy, elicits, tbc
One having excessive obesity
Immersing the body in warm liquid; a tub bath
A feeling of hopelessness.
A drug that causes depression in the body and mind
The science of life.