Sudarshanaphanta, Sudarśanaphāṇṭa, Sudarshana-phanta: 1 definition


Sudarshanaphanta 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 Sudarśanaphāṇṭa can be transliterated into English as Sudarsanaphanta or Sudarshanaphanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Sudarśanaphāṇṭa (सुदर्शनफाण्ट) is a medicinal formulation (of the phāṇṭa type, ‘hot infusion’), according to the Ṣoḍaśāṅgahṛdayam (Ayurvedic medicinal work in Sanskrit). The following ingredients should be taken in equal part: Triphalā, Haridrā, Dāruharidrā, Kaṇṭakārī, Śaṭī, Guḍūcī, Kaṭukā, Parpaṭa, Musta, Numba, Vāsā, Madhuyaṣṭī, Indrayava, Ativiṣā, Lavaṅga, Tvak, Paṭola (leaves), Tālīśa, Śobhāñjana (seeds), Bhārgī, Vacā, Devadāru. Only Kirātatikta half of this total. Honey may be added to the infusion before use. The Sudarśana infusion is used to treat all kinds of fever.

The recipe should be prepared according to the Phāṇṭa (‘hot infusion’ or ‘tea’) process. Using this Ayurvedic preparation means you have to ground herbs till powder remains and put in boiling water covered with a lid. Take water from the flame and let it cool down to obtain this infusion.

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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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