Jatyadighrita, Jātyādighṛta, Jatyadi-ghrita: 1 definition


Jatyadighrita 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 Jātyādighṛta can be transliterated into English as Jatyadighrta or Jatyadighrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ancient Science of Life: Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci

Jātyādighṛta (जात्यादिघृत) refers to a type of medicinal preparation mentioned in the 10th century Yogaśataka written by Pandita Vararuci.—The Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci is an example of this category. This book attracts reader by its very easy language and formulations which can be easily prepared and have small number of herbs. It describes only those formulations (viz., Jātyādighṛta) which are the most common and can be used in majority conditions of diseases.

The famous Jātyādighṛta is prescribed for deep and non-healing ulcers with almost similar stanza of Aṣṭāṅga-hṛdaya.

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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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