Tilakitta, aka: Tilakiṭṭa, Tila-kitta; 3 Definition(s)


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Tilakiṭṭa (तिलकल्क) refers to “the waste (kiṭṭa) of Tila-seeds (Sesamum indicum)”. It is obtained as after expelling the oil from the Tila-seeds, after which the left overs are called kiṭṭa (‘waste’).

Tilakiṭṭa is pungent, sweet and cures kapha and vāta disorders and prameha (the obstinate urinary disorders).

According to the Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 16.111), Tilakiṭṭa has 3 synonyms: Piṇyāka, Khala (or Khalī) and Tilakalkaja.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Tilakiṭṭa (तिलकिट्ट).—f.,

Derivable forms: tilakiṭṭam (तिलकिट्टम्).

Tilakiṭṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tila and kiṭṭa (किट्ट). See also (synonyms): tilakhali.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tilakiṭṭa (तिलकिट्ट).—n.

(-ṭṭaṃ) The sediment or cake of sesamum after the oil is extracted. E. tila, and kiṭṭa sediment.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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