Curnashlatha, Cūrṇaślatha, Curna-shlatha: 1 definition

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Curnashlatha 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 Cūrṇaślatha can be transliterated into English as Curnaslatha or Curnashlatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Churnashlatha.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Toxicology (Study and Treatment of poison)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Cūrṇaślatha (चूर्णश्लथ) refers to the “purified powder” (e.g., of red sandalwood), according to the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Viṣavidyā or Sarpavidyā).—The Kāśyapasaṃhitā (XII.56-57) describes the following treatment for immobile or plant poison (sthāvaraviṣa): “Taila or oil and ghee in combination with the following ingredients also neutralises plant poison, purified powder (cūrṇaślatha) of Tāmra-suvarṇa or red sandalwood, Mañjiṣṭhā, honey, Amśumatī, Hareṇu, Tagara, Kuṣṭha, two varieties of Bṛhatī, Śālaparṇī, Yaṣṭī, sandalwood oil, Nāgakusuma, Trikaṭu, Vilaṅga, Lotus, leaves of Indradāru and Phalinī, two varieties of Śārivā”.

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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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