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Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

1) Punarnavādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Kaṣāyakhaṇḍa (verse 1.115) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Kaṣāyakhaṇḍa [mentioning punarnavādi] deals with decoctions (kaṣāya) and gruels (peyas) administered to patients suffering from a variety of conditions (viz., alcoholism, vomiting, syncope, burning sensations, etc.).

2) Punarnavādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Khalakhaṇḍa (verse 2.11) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Khalakhaṇḍa [mentioning punarnavādi] is named after Khala, in which the medium (of recipes) is buttermilk, and has been given such importance that a whole chapter is being left for it. Recipes treat patients suffering from a variety of conditions (viz., fever, haemorrhagic diseases, piles, etc.)

3) Punarnavādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Tailakhaṇḍa (verse 3.34) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Tailakhaṇḍa [mentioning punarnavādi] contains recipes and medicated oils (taila) that treat the patients on such conditions as fever, dyspnoea, cough, asthma, etc.

4) Punarnavādi refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Cūrṇakhaṇḍa (verse 6.76) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Cūrṇakhaṇḍa [mentioning punarnavādi] 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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