Rasakriya, Rasakriyā, Rasa-kriya: 4 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda
Rasakriyā (रसक्रिया, “Linctus”).—When some decoction is again boiled till it becomes semi-solid, it is termed as Rasakriyā (or Avaleha). When it becomes completely solid, it is known as ‘Modaka’.Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Rasakriyā (रसक्रिया, “linctus”) is another name for Leha, a Sanskrit technical term appearing in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva..—Leha (linctus) is a typical Ayurvedic preparation, which is heavy in nature. It is the extract preparations (the first five mentioned) that are boiled down to consistence. Rasakriyā and avaleha are its other names. For preparing leha, the mentioned drugs are decoctioned and to this jaggary or sugar and the paste (if mentioned) are mixed. It is cooked in slow fire. When it becomes semi solid, the powdered drugs, ghee, oil etc can be added. As sugar agents, ghee etc are added it is rejuvenating and bulk promoting.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Rasakriyā (रसक्रिया).—the inspissation and application of fluid remedies.
Rasakriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rasa and kriyā (क्रिया).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rasakriyā (रसक्रिया):—[=rasa-kriyā] [from rasa > ras] f. the inspissation and application of fluid remedies or fomentations, [Suśruta]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter X - Treatment of Pittaja Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XII - Treatment of Raktaja Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XVI - Treatment of diseases peculiar to eye-lashes and eye-lids < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)