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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Asian Agri-History: Paśu Āyurvēda (Veterinary Medicine) in Garuḍapurāṇa
Clarified butter (in Sanskrit: ājya) is part of the diet in the treatment of horses, according to sections on the treatment of Horses (Gajāyurveda or Aśvāyurveda) in the Garuḍapurāṇa.—The diet also plays a role during the treatment because the food imparts a greater strength and vigour to the horses and acts as a general prophylactic against diseases. The following diets are mentioned for the horses in Garuḍapurāṇa, which are according to the doṣa: [...] The diet in pittaja-vikāra: In diseases due to the action of the deranged and aggravated Pitta, the diet should consist of a karṣa (12gm) weight of maṃsarasa (meat soup) mixed with madhu (honey), mudgarasa (green gram soup/ gravy) and ājya (clarified butter). [...]
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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Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 43 - On the history of Svāhā < [Book 9]
Chapter 24 - On the worship of the Devī < [Book 8]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Bharadvaja-srauta-sutra (by C. G. Kashikar)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 11.214 < [Section XXIX - Description of the Expiatory Penances]
Verse 2.107 < [Section XX - Non-observance of Holidays]
Verse 11.143 < [Section XVI - Expiation for cutting Trees and other Offences]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XXVI - Treatment of diseases of the head < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter LII - Symptoms and Treatment of Cough (Kasa) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter IX - Treatment of Vataja Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]