Khadiradi, Khadirādi: 1 definition

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Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

1) Khadirādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Tailakhaṇḍa (verse 3.179) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Tailakhaṇḍa [mentioning khadirādi] contains recipes and medicated oils (taila) that treat the patients on such conditions as fever, dyspnoea, cough, asthma, etc.

2) Khadirādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Cūrṇakhaṇḍa (verse 6.12) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Cūrṇakhaṇḍa [mentioning khadirādi] contains powdered recipes and treat patients suffering from conditions such as erysipelas, excessive thirst, fever, burning sensation, gonorrhoea, etc.

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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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