Amadosha, Āmadoṣa, Ama-dosha: 1 definition
Amadosha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Āmadoṣa can be transliterated into English as Amadosa or Amadosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Āmadoṣa (आमदोष) refers to the “moisture content/factor causing rancidity” (in the crude Ghṛta) according to Ayurvedic pharmaceutics.—Ghṛta preparations are mentioned to have shelf life of 16 months as per Ayurvedic classics and shelf life notification of Government of India. [...] Mūrcchana helps in refinement of Ghṛta, and is aimed at removing un-dissolved solids, moisture content/factor causing rancidity (āmadoṣa), undesirable odour (gandhadoṣa), free fatty acids, phosphatides etc., in the crude Ghṛta, which may alter its physico-chemical characters.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Ends with: Matrigramadosha.
Full-text: Trishna, Yavatikta, Gandhadosha, Brihati, Apamarga, Vriddhadaruka, Laghubrahmi, Gandhaka.
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Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter L - Symptoms and Treatment of Hiccough (Hicca) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter XL - Symptoms and treatment of Diarrhea (Atisara) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Jivanandana of Anandaraya Makhin (Study) (by G. D. Jayalakshmi)
Fifteen Diseases (Mentioned In Act II) < [Chapter 4 - Āyurvedic principles in Jīvanandana Nāṭaka]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)