Udararoga, aka: Udara-roga; 2 Definition(s)
Udararoga 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.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)
Udararoga (उदररोग) refers to diseases in the belly. They are of six varieties,, viz.,
- Vatodara—a disease which gives rise to wind in the belly
- Plihodara—enlargement of the spleen,
- Jakritodara—enlargement of the liver;
- Baddhodara—causes chronic constipation;
- Mahodara—a disease which causes an abnormal derangement of all or almost all of the organs in the belly.
(see the Rasajalanidhi by Bhudeb Mookerji)Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Udararoga (उदररोग) refers to “disease of abdomen”. Medicinal formulations in the management of this condition include 19 references of Vatsanābha usages. Guṭikā is maximum (16) dosage form in the management of Udararoga. Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)
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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Search found 5 books and stories containing Udararoga or Udara-roga. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 24 - Treatment of Udara-roga (21): Application of copper < [Chapter VI - Diseases affecting the belly (udara-roga)]
Part 18 - Treatment of Udara-roga (15): Udaraghna rasa < [Chapter VI - Diseases affecting the belly (udara-roga)]
Part 12 - Treatment of Udara-roga (9): Pippalyadya lauha < [Chapter VI - Diseases affecting the belly (udara-roga)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 2 - Semi-poison (2): Arka < [Chapter XXXI - Upavisha (semi-poisons)]
Part 9 - Semi-poison (9): Bhallataka < [Chapter XXXI - Upavisha (semi-poisons)]
Part 3 - Incineration of copper < [Chapter III - Metals (3): Tamra (copper)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 3 - Incineration of shilajatu < [Chapter IV - Uparasa (4): Shilajatu or Shilajit (bitumen)]
Part 1 - Characteristics of Pyrite (makshika) < [Chapter II - Uparasa (2): Makshika (pyrites)]
Part 1 - Characteristics of Shilajatu or Shilajit (bitumen) < [Chapter IV - Uparasa (4): Shilajatu or Shilajit (bitumen)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 18 - Mercurial operations (16): Incineration of mercury (bhasmikarana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]