Kshiramahiruh, Kṣīramahīruh, Kshira-mahiruh: 1 definition


Kshiramahiruh 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 Kṣīramahīruh can be transliterated into English as Ksiramahiruh or Kshiramahiruh, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Toxicology (Study and Treatment of poison)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Kṣīramahīruh (क्षीरमहीरुह्) refers to the “Kṣīravṛkṣa (i.e., the Kṣīra-tree)” and is used in the treatment of Maṇḍalī-snake-bites, 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).—A number of different permutation and combination of herbs are prescribed as Lepa and Pāna for removing the poison of Maṇḍalī snakes.—According to the Kāśyapasaṃhitā verse 9.83: “A compound prepared of Dugdhī, Kiṃśuka, bittergourd, Tulasī and Kośātakī juices mixed with Turmeric water and Lotus petals, a drona of Ginger, and husk will remove the poison and heal the wound.This preparation can be mixed with sprouts of Kṣīravṛkṣa (kṣīramahīruh) [tasmin kṣīramahīruhāṃ] and given as a drink”.

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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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