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Ayurvedic Dictionary

There are currently 83 terms in this directory beginning with the letter Ā.
adhmatam iva — आध्मातम् इव
Feeling of fullness

adhyatma — आध्यात्म
the psycho-spiritual

adhyatmic (tapah) — आध्यात्मिक (तापः)
One of the three kinds of miseries, being that which is intrinsic and consist of mental and spiritual ailing.

adiptagunadarshanam — आदीप्तगुणदर्शनम्
Looks of sun like objects

adiptarupadarshnam — आदीप्तरूपदर्शनम्
Looks of glowing things

adyapushpa — आद्यपुष्प
A Group of flowers containing one part each of Chandan (Santalum album) and Vari/sugandhabala (Juniperus communis) and three parts of Kumkum (Crocus sativus).

agama — आगम
time tested expert opinions in concerned classical texts or authoritative testimony

agantuh vranah — आगन्तुः व्रणः
traumatic wound

agantujaroga — आगन्तुजरोग
Exogenous diseases caused by trauma, infections and other external factors

agantuki — आगन्तुकी
Adventitious, Accidental, Incidental

agaradhumabham — आगारधूमाभम्
Smoky color

agarasnnibham — आगारसन्निभम्
Smoky color

agneya — आग्नेय
Predominance of the fire-element : Fiery

Ahara — आहार
Any substance which is masticated and swallowed for the purpose of nutrition and energy, it includes all eatables, bitable, drinkable and lickables.

ahara matra — आहार मात्रा
Optimal digestible quantity of food consumed by a healthy individual. This cannot be generalized. It always differs from person to person and time to time, it directly depends on the digestive capacity and psychological status.

ahara parinamakara bhava — आहार परिणामकर भाव
Various factors contribute to the transformation of food from a solid complex form to a smaller digestible and absorbable form. These are collectively known as Ahara Parinamkara Bhava. These factors include mastication, swallowing, and enzyme action in order to absorb nutrients and water from the colon. They include all the actions from the oral cavity to the colon. Usma (Heat) digests, Vayu (air) absorbs, Kleda (moisture) loosens, Sneha (unctuousness) softens, Kala (time) brings sufficiency. Appropriate use of all these results in a balance of Dhatus, which are the products of digestion.

ahara rasa paka — आहाररसपाक
It is a stage indicating the completion of digestion process after which drugs should be administered

ahara sampat — आहार संपत्
The excellent Diet: refers to food containing all the essential nutrients in adequate quantities that aid in the preservation and promotion of health, and gives strength, vitality, and endurance, as well as improving immunity.

ahara shakti — आहार शक्ति
The power of assimilation: this is assessed by the power of ingestion as well as digestion. Diet affects strength & life.

Ahara yogi — आहार योगी
an attribute of lavana rasa; substances used with the diet;

ahara yogi varga — आहारयोगी वर्ग
group of food adjuvant to be used for the preparation of diet or taken along with the principal diet like different oils and spices;

aharanash — आहारनाश
Intake of less quantity of food

alepam — आलेपम्
Coating

alochaka pitta — आलोचक पित्त
One of the five subtypes of Pitta that is responsible for vision and perception

alunchanam — आलुंचनम्
Tearing in pieces

Ama — आम
1. Raw, uncooked, unbaked, immature, unripe 2. May be associated with food or other physiological entities to mean incomplete transformation or metabolism causing a harmful effect on health.

ama purisham — आम पुरीषम्
Stools which are undigested, immature, not formed

Amagandha — आमगन्ध
Smell of raw flesh

amalapandu — आमलपाण्डु
Colour of pale myrobalan.

amamatsyagandham — आममत्स्यगन्धम्
smell of live fish

amapaka — आमपाक
The initial partially cooked stage of processing of oil/ ghee, which is not useful for therapeutics

amapakvashayah — आमपक्वाशयः
gastro-intestinal tract - The digestive tube from stomach and intestines

amashayah — आमाशयः
Stomach -A dilated sac like distensible portion of alimentary canal between the esophagus and the duodenum which contains partially digested food. It is a major seat of Pitta.

ārogya आयोग्म
Literal meaning is disease free state; health, lightness of body, efficiency of limb and that which brings about happiness. Happiness which arises from equilibrium of the body constituents. Health is extolled as necessary for achievement of all the four objectives of life viz virtue, wealth, pleasure and Salvation (Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha).

ārota आयोट
A process of compounding of mercury in which Purified mercury is used to make the body disease free, strong & stable

ārta svara आतश स्िय
Feeble voice

ārtava आतिश
One of the Upadhātus of Rasa Dhātu. Indicative of either Menstrual fluid or Ovum. It is dominant of Agni Mahābhūta.

ārtavāghātam आतिश ाघातभ ्
Retention of Menstrual blood

ārtavaha srotāṅsi आतिह स्रोताॊमस
Fallopian or Uterine tubes. Oviduct. / Channels with physiological importance in regulation of menstrual cycles - hypothalamo-pituitary- ovarian axis.

ārtavajanana आतिजनन
substances stimulating menstrual blood flow or ovulation;

ārtavaśoṇitam आतिश शोणणतभ ्
menstrual blood or ovum

āsana आसन
Physical Postures

āsavatulya purīṣam आसितल्ु म ऩयु ीषभ ्
Stool resembles āsava in color and smell

āśayāḥ आशमा्
Some particular organs, or group of organs which are container of something

āsekya आसेतम
Person getting sexual gratification after oral sex.

āsphālana bhūmi आस्पारन बमू भ
Striking the ground.

āsphotana asthāne आस्पोटन अस्थाने
Clapping at inappropriate occasions

āsphotanam akṣi आस्पोटनभ ् अक्षऺ
Bursting pain in the eye

āsrāva आस्राि
Exudates; Secretion

āśrayatva आश्रमत्ि
Substratum; an attribute of the substances which is the substratum of properties and actions;

āsthāpana dravya आस्थाऩन द्रव्म
substances used in BASTI;

āsthāpanopaga आस्थाऩनोऩग
Adjuvant of corrective BASTI; substances used to facilitate corrective BASTI.

āśu आशु
Fast or rapid.

āśukārī आशकु ायी
1. Fast acting or fast moving attributed to the action of the substance.

āśukāri आशकु ारय
1. Operating quickly, swiftly 2. Of sudden onset /acute

āśumṛtaka आशभु तृ क
Case of sudden death.

āśupāka आशऩु ाक
Quick digestion

āśutvādāśu taddhanti आशत्ु िादाशु तद्धत्न्त
Due to speedy property of poison it proves speedily fatal.

āśvāsakara आश्िासकय
refreshing, satisfactory feeling

āśvāsana आश्िासन
In the condition of fear of poison, psychological morale boosting of the patient is advised by consoling the patient.

āsyam आस्मभ ्
Mouth

āsyopadehaḥ आस्मोऩदेह्
coating in the mouth

ātanatā आतनता
Stretched skin

ātatā tvak आतता त्िक्
Stretched skin

ātharvanī आथिणश ी
one among four categories of medicines described in Atharva Veda

ātmā आत्भा
Soul or spirit: principle of life and sensation ,the individual self; the only conscious element in the human body

ātmānamābhisamīkṣya आत्भानभामबसभीक्ष्म
After due consideration to the self-one should indulge in taking food. Individual should keenly assess quantity and quality of the food with respect to his constitution and self. This helps to yield the healthy effect over the body.

ātopa sandhi आटोऩ सत्न्ध
Crackling sound in joints

ātopa आटोऩ
Painful distension of abdomen accompanied by rumbling noise

āvāpa आिाऩ
A process in which the powdered material has to be sprinkled into the molten material

āvaraṇaṁ आियणॊ
enveloping raw material with same or other material

āvartacala dṛṣṭimaṇḍala आितचर दृत्ष्टभण्डर
Unsteady Pupil

āviddhaśiraḥ आविद्धमशय्
Bending of head

āvijanana आविजनन
Substances inducing labor pain.

āvila आविर
Turbid

āviladarśana आविरदशनश
Blurred vision

āvṛtta nābhiḥ आित्तृ नामब्
Tortuous Umbilicus

āyāma आमाभ
Stretching of vein

āyāsa icchā आमास इच्छा
Desire for Exercise

āyāsa आमास
Physical exertion, Toil

āyu आमु
1. Span of life, 2. continuous combination of sattva, atma, sharira, indriya

āyurveda आमिु ेद
The Science and Knowledge of life, which describes all substances of the universe in terms of their being beneficial, harmful, pleasant and unpleasant to life

āyuṣyaḥ आमष्ु म्
substances which enhance life span


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