Uraria lagopodioides: 1 definition

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Source: Asian Agri-History: Paśu Āyurvēda (Veterinary Medicine) in Garuḍapurāṇa

Uraria lagopodioides (one of the ten Daśamūla) is used in the treatment of elephants (Gajāyurveda or Hastyāyurveda), according the Garuḍapurāṇa.—The drugs, treatments enumerated in connection with diseases of horses may also be employed in the diseases of elephants. But the dosage is four times of that of a horse. In Garuḍapurāṇa a kaṣāya known as Rogasāmaka-kaṣāya mentioned for treating the diseases of elephants. It is made up of the following pacifying drugs:—[...] Daśamūla (roots of ten plants viz. Aegle marmelos, Oroxylum indicum, Premna integrifolia, Gmelina arborea, Stereospermum suaveolens, Solanum xanthocarpum, Solanum indicum, Uraria lagopodioides, Desmodium gangeticum, and Tribulus terrestris) [...].

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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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