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Ayurvedic Dictionary

There are currently 739 terms in this directory beginning with the letter A.
aachaar [achara] — आचार
1. Moral conduct or behavior based on rules, conventions, principles, etc.
2. Ethics or Customary conduct which is to be obeyed according to various specified rules in different contexts. E.g. ethos, scriptural conduct, etc.

aachaar rasayana — आचार रसायन
1. It means moral conduct which reflects the physical and mental conduct of persons and is designated as a Rasayana (a vitalizer agent) for the whole life span. This is a measure having no inclusion of drugs, if implemented honestly, It can refuel and maintain the life process, keeping free of diseases and in a happy, healthy socio-physiological state.
2. Conductible virility - Customary regulation, codes, and conducts/conduct which prevent psychosomatic afflictions. It includes principles explained in the context of Dharaniya Vega & Sadvritta Palan.

aachaar vibhramam — आचार विभ्रमं
Conduct and manner that is inappropriate

aachaman [achmana] — आचमन
Shipping of water — It's a piece of the day-to-day routine to keep up with individual cleanliness, in which clean water is held in the palm of the hand with the thumb pointing towards the center and the water is sipped. It is typically finished subsequent to cleaning hands and feet, after the act of excretion, before and after food, after a chariot ride, and so forth.

aadaay [adaya] — आदाय
Collection of drugs

aadan [adana] — आदान
Also called the Northern Solstice or Uttarayan. The sun begins moving northward during Aadan Kaal. During this time moisture, unctuousness, and strength of the body get depleted and absorbed by the atmosphere by virtue of climate. There are three seasons in Aadan Kaal - Late Winter, Spring, and Summer.

aadhaar [adhara] — आधार
Base — An organ or group of organs that contain some biological matter.

aadhak [adhaka] — आढक
An Ayurvedic measurement unit used for both solids and liquids — One Aadhak equals four Prastha = 3.073 kg.

abaddhavak — अबद्धवाक्
Refers to disorganized or Incoherent speech.

abahalam — अबहलं

abalatva — अबलत्व
The loss of physical strength.

abhakta — अभक्त
On an empty stomach or Before consuming any food or drink.

abhaktacchanda — अभक्तच्छन्द
It is the lack of interest in food (Anorexia).

abhaktaruk — अभक्तरुक्
A loss of appetite (Anorexia)

abhesajam — अभेषजम्
Drugs that have adverse effects.

abhidha — अभिधा
The literal power of words.

abhidhya — अभिध्या
Having a desire to gain others' wealth.

abhidravana — अभिद्रवण
Harass, trouble, or annoy others repeatedly and continuously.

abhihanana— अभिहनन
Harass, trouble, or annoy others repeatedly and constantly

abhikama — अभिकाम
The Desire or want

abhikanksa — अभिकाङ्क्षा
desire/having a desire.

abhiksana — अभिक्ष्ण

abhilasa — अभिलाष
Desire, Fond of

abhimana — अभिमान
Pride, self-respect, the quality or state of being proud.

abhinissarana— अभिनिस्सरण

abhinivesha — अभिनिवेश
The Desire, Found of

abhipreta — अभिप्रेत
Aimed at, intended, desired, to have in mind as a purpose, wished.

abhisyanda— अभिष्यन्द

abhisyandi — अभिष्यन्दि
Slimy, heavy substances that obstruct Srotasa; e.g. Curd

abhitapa — अभिताप
Heat or warmness

abhivoda — अभिवोढा
One that carries or transports. It is said for Vata.

abhivridhi — अभिवृद्धि

abhojana — अभोजन
A lack of appetite

abhojanabhilasi— अभोजनाभिलाषी
Lack of interest in foods/Loss of appetite

abhradarsana — अभ्रदर्शन
The sight of cloud before eye

abhrasamplavam vyabhre darsana — अभ्रसंप्लवं व्यभ्रे दर्शन
The sight of un-existed moving clouds

abhubhuksa — अभुभुक्षा
Loss of appetite.

abhugnam — आभुग्नं
Slight bending

abhutadarsana — अभूतदर्शन
The sight of non-existent things.

abhyanga — अभ्यंग
Abhyanga is a therapeutic technique that involves applying oil and lightly massaging the body to achieve desired outcomes. It is a type of Bahya Shnehana and is mentioned as a part of panchakarma and Dincharya (daily regimen). It is an invaluable part of a daily routine that eases discomfort or uneasiness and preserves wellbeing. It involves Shiro abhyanga (head massage), pada abhyanga (massage over the feet), and Karna Purana (oiling of ears).

abhyanjana — अभ्यञ्जन
External Snehana (oleation); causing unctuousness

abhyantar kandarah— आभ्यन्तर कण्डराः
Deep tendons - flexor tendons of the hand.

abhyantarat sankoch— अभ्यन्तरत सङ्कोच
Indrawing towards the center.

abhyantarayatanetra — अभ्यन्तरायातनेत्र
Sunken eye.

abhyanugya — अभ्यनुज्ञा
Acknowledging the allegations made by the opponent and accusing the opponent with the equal allegations.

abhyardita — अभ्यर्दित

abhyas — अभ्यास
1. Repetitive or habitual usage or practice.
2. To practice something in a repetitive manner.

abhyavaharan shakti — अभ्यवहरण शक्ति
The capacity of food consumption or power of ingestion. Amount of food that does not disrupt an individual's physiological functions. It can not be generalized. It always varies from one individual to another and even from time to time, it straightforwardly relies upon the digestive fire, taste of prepared food, and current psychological state.

abhyavapata — अभ्यवपातः
Wrong identification, misidentification

abhyunnata— अभ्युन्नत

abubhuksha — अबुभुक्षा
Loss of Appetite

abuddhitva — अबुद्धित्व
Lack of intelligence

accham — अच्छं

acheta — अचेता
Loss of consciousness/unconsciousness/lack normal awareness

achetana dravya — अचेतन द्रव्य
Non-living: Inanimate substances that lack consciousness or the characteristics of life.

achetanam — अचेतनं
1. Loss of tactile sensation.
2. Unconcious.

achintyavirya — अचिन्त्यवीर्य
Of inconceivable potency

achirah — अचिरः

acinta svadharmeshu — अचिन्ता स्वधर्मेषु
Indifference or lack of interest towards own routine work.

acintitarambha — अचिन्तितारम्भ
1. Unthinkable start.
2. The act of initiation without thinking.

adaṃśaśophaḥ [aadansh shoph ] — आदंशशोफः
Swelling around the wound from the bite.

adamsha [adansha] — आदंश
Refers to the area near a bite or sting.

adarshnam — अदर्शनं
loss of sight.

adhah kaayah — अधः कायः
1. The body below the waist.
2. Body part below the head.
3. Lower extremity.

adhah shayan — अधः शयन
Inclination to lie always in the prone position.

adhah srotah — अधः स्रोतः
The urethral or anal passage.

adhahpatan — अधःपातन
1. The purification method wherein substances, specifically mercury (Parada), are displaced downwards.
2. A second sub-step of Patan that is the 5th of the 8 purification procedures of the Parada (mercury) wherein mercury is displaced downwards.

adhar — अधरः
1. Inferior or lower in place.
2. Lower lip
3. A soft outer structure that forms the border of the mouth.

adharamargah — अधरमार्गः
Anal or urethral passage

adharaniya vega — अधारणीय वेग
1. Non-suppressible urges.
2. Vegas (natural urges) that should not be strongly suppressed.
13 types of natural urges mentioned that should not be suppressed are — defecation, urination, weeping, sneezing, farting, sleep, cough, urge to breathe while exercising, vomiting, semen ejaculation, hunger, and thirst. Suppressing these natural urges can lead to acute and chronic illnesses.

adhargudam — अधरगुदं
Anal canal and rectum — 1. Inferior portion of the rectum 2. Anus

adhastat striya shirashchotisthanti lalate — अध्स्तात् स्त्रिया शिराश्चोत्तिष्ठंति ललाटे
A bite by the female serpent exhibits such symptoms as downcast eyes and the appearance of veins on the forehead of the victim.

adhibhautikah (tapah)— आधिभौतिकः (तापः)
One of the three kinds of miseries, which are caused by various sorts of living creatures.

adhidaivik (tapah) — आधिदैविकः (तापः)
One of the three kinds of miseries, that which is caused by rain, sun and other such natural inanimate cause and agencies

adhidanta — अधिदन्त
Excessive growth of teeth

adhijihvika — अधिजिह्विका
1. Epiglottis: A thin leaf-shaped structure located immediately posterior to the root of the tongue.
2. (Adenoids): a mass of lymphatic tissue located in depressions.

adhikangadarsana — अधिकाङ्गदर्शन
Seeing body parts in excessive.

adhikarana — अधिकरण
Seat of drug action.

adhikaranam — अधिकरणम्
the main theme on which the entire science is build; or context of elucidation or discussion

adhikmatravat ahara — अधिकमात्रावत् आहार
An intake of food that exceeds the required amount. It depends on each individual's capacity. An excess of food intake leads to gastrointestinal disorders like indigestion, abdominal colic, and heaviness of the abdomen.

adhikshipta — अधिक्षिप्त

adhimansa — अधिमांस
Fleshy growth

adhirata — अधीरता
Lack of retaining capacity

adhirohanarati — अधिरोहणरति
Fond of climbing on heap of stones etc.

adhisthanam — अधिष्ठानम्
1. seat (of poison).
2. Substratum or place of action.

adhmanam — आध्मानम्
Distention of abdomen due to gas.

adhmatagrivam — आध्मातग्रीवम्
Feeling of fullness in neck.

adhmatakandhara — आध्मातकन्धरा
Feeling of fullness in neck.

adho bhagam tu mulajam — अधो भागं तु मूलजम्
Gangadhar commentary on charak samhita says the tendency of poisons of plant origin is to move downwards in the body.

adhobhagah — अधोभागः
lower abdomen -Lower part of the portion of the trunk located between chest and pelvis

adhobhakta — अधोभक्त
Administration of oral medication immediately after taking food. To strengthen the body and to make the person stout, such medicine administration is advised.

adhodarśana अधोदशनश
Looking downwards

adhogurutva nābheḥ अधोगरुु त्ि नाबे्
Heaviness below the umbilicus.

adhomukhī अधोभखु ी
keeping mouth of the vessel downwards/Upside down

adhovaktraḥ अधोितत्र्
Drooping of head, symptom of a rabid dog.

adhṛti अधतृ त
Lack of retaining capacity, Cowardliness

adhyaśana अध्मशन
Taking food over and again the previous meal (before it digested) which may end up with metabolic disorders.

adhyasthi अध्मत्स्थ
Hypertrophy of bone

adhyātmika karma अध्मात्त्भक कभश
Different virtuous activities like scarifying etc are included here. Bhagavat gita a holy book of Hindu describes that type of karma as act of scarify, gift and austerity or penance should not be relinquished but should be performed. Scarify gift and austerity purifies the intelligence.

adṛḍhasauhṛdaḥ अदृढसौरृद्
Unsteady in friendship

adṛṣṭam अदृष्टभ ्
The invisible result of works done in former states of embodied existence; unseen consequences of an act.

adṛṣṭi अदृत्ष्ट
Blurred vision

adṛśya अदृश्म
Invisible / unperceivable

agada अगद
Antitoxic medication.

agadānāṁ hi saṁyogo viṣajuṣṭasya yujyate अगदानाॊ र्ह समॊ ोगो विषजुष्टस्म मज्ु मते
Agadas should be used only in cases of poisoning.

aghrāṇaṁ अघ्राणॊ
Anosmia or Absence of the sense of smell

aghraṣya अघ्रष्म
Shyness or does not tolerate with abusing words.

aglāniḥ अग्रातन्
slight peace

agnau prakṣiptaṁ ciṭaciṭāyat indradhanurvaṇaṁ vā अग्नौ प्रक्षऺप्तॊ धचटधचटामत ् इन्द्रधनिु णश ॊ िा
In cases of poisoning, a piece taken from the heart and thrown in fire produces a crackling sound and becomes rainbow colored, he should hold that as poisoned.

agni balanāśaṁ अत्ग्न फरनाशॊ
- Loss of digestive power

agni karma अत्ग्न कभश

agni upahati अत्ग्न उऩहतत
- Loss of digestive power

agni viruddha अत्ग्न विरुद्ध
Intake of heavy food when the power of digestion is mild (mandagni): intake of light food when the power of digestion is sharp (tiksnagni). Similarly intake of food at variance with irregular and normal power of digestion comes under this category.

agni अत्ग्न
1. Fire, the phenomenon of combustion manifested in light, flame, and heat 2. One of the five basic elements (Paṅcamahābhūtas) that make up all matter in the universe. 3. All factors responsible for digestion and metabolism / transformation. This is of three classes: Jaṭharāgni, Bhūtāgni and Dhātvagni. 4. Physiologically, the intensity of Agni is influenced by Doṣas and is of four types: Viṣama (irregular, due to the dominance of Vāta), Tīkṣṇa (intense, due to the dominance of Pitta), Manda (depressed due to the dominance of Kapha) and Sama (normal, due to the balanced state of all three Doṣas).

agnibhraṁśa अत्ग्नभ्रशॊ
Loss of digestive power

agnidagdhanibhaṁ अत्ग्नदग्धतनबॊ
- Color of burnt scar

agnidaurbalyam अत्ग्नदौफल्श मभ ्
Loss of digestive power

agnihāni अत्ग्नहातन
Loss of digestive power

agnihotraṁ अत्ग्नहोत्रॊ
A vedic ritual in which an oblation is offered particularly to agni, The god of Fire

agnikṛśatā अत्ग्नकृ शता
- Loss of digestive power

agnikṣāma अत्ग्नऺाभ
- Loss of digestive power

agnikṣayaṁ अत्ग्नऺमॊ
- Loss of digestive power

agnilāpaharaṁ अत्ग्नराऩहयॊ
- Loss of digestive power

agnimāndya अत्ग्नभान्द्म
Lack of digestive power

agnimārdava अत्ग्नभादशि
Lack of digestive power

agnināśaṁ अत्ग्ननाशॊ
Loss of digestive power

agninibhaṁ dik darśanaṁ अत्ग्नतनबॊ र्दक् दशनश ॊ
Sees fire like objects in all directions

agniparikṣīṇaṁ अत्ग्नऩरयऺीणॊ
- Loss of digestive power

agnipranaṣṭaṁ अत्ग्नप्रनष्टॊ
- Loss of digestive power

agnisāda अत्ग्नसाद
Lack of digestive power

agnisadana अत्ग्नसदन
Impairment of digestive power

agnisannikarṣa अत्ग्नसत्न्नकषश
Modulation of properties of food articles by cooking process. Here the raw food articles made to come in contact with fire directly or indirectly.

agnisiddhaṁ अत्ग्नमसद्धॊ
Processed by heating

agnisthānaṁ अत्ग्नस्थानॊ
Duodenum - Place of complete digestion, small intestine. The alimentary canal extending form duodenum to ileum.

agnivadha अत्ग्निध
Loss of digestive power

agnivaiṣamya अत्ग्निषम्म
Improper digestive power

agnyādhiṣṭhāna अग्न्माधधष्ठान
Gastro-intestinal place of digestion

agnyāśayaḥ अग्न्माशम्
Pancreas - A compound acinotubular gland situated behind the stomach in front of the first and second lumbar

agranāsikā अग्रनामसका
tip of the nose

agraparva अग्रऩिश
Distal part of the finger.

ahaṅkāraḥ अहङ्काय्
The material principle of egoist or existence having three inherent properties of sattva, raja and tama; one of the principles of the evolution as per classical indian philosophy

aharavidhivisheshayatana — आहारविधिविशेषायतन
Basic factors to be considered while preparing and consuming diet. The eight such factors are: prakṛti (nature), Karana (processing), Samyoga (combination), Raśi (amount), Deśa (region), Kaala (time and season), Upayoga Samsthaa (rules for consumption) and Upayoktaa (consumer).

aharṣa अहषश
Loss of Libido; Erectile dysfunction, Impotent.

ahasana अहसन
During meal one should not indulging in laugh, it may lead to passage of food in to wrong tract.

ahatat [aahatat] — आहतात्
Plant materials not infested with insects, cold, hot climate etc.

ahetu अहेतु
fallacious semblance of an argument

ahita āhāra अर्हत आहाय
Non - conductive food- Food which disturbs the Tri-dosha's and physiological functions of the body. It is contrary t to Hita.

ahitāyu अर्हतामु
the kind of human life which is not beneficial for the self or the society

ahorātra अहोयात्र
1 Day and 1 night = 24 hours

aiśvarya ऐश्िमश
1. Supremacy, Sovereignty 2. of such powers as vision , audition , cogitation , discrimination , and omniscience ; and of active powers such as swiftness of thought , power of assuming forms at will , and faculty of expatiation

aitihyam ऐततवमभ ्
Historical authoritative testimony.

ajagaraḥ अजगय्
Snakes of boaede family.

ajalpana अजल्ऩन
During meal one should indulge in talking which may lead to passage of food in to wrong tract.

ajarakaṁ अजयकॊ

ajasraṁ अजस्रॊ

ajighratvaṁ अत्जघ्रत्िॊ
Anosmia or absence of the Sense of smell

ajīrṇa अजीणश

ajñāna अऻान
Ignorance, Illusion

akāla mṛtyu अकार भत्ृ मु
Untimely death.

akāmā अकाभा
Loss of Libido, Lack of interest in sex

akāmataḥ chardi अकाभत् छर्दश
Vomiting without specific reason

akarmaṇyaḥ अकभण्म्
Loss of motor function

akarmaśīlatā अकभशीरता
Lack of interest to do any work

akāruṇyaṁ अकारुण्मॊ

akash — आकाश
1. A free or open space, the subtle and ethereal fluid (supposed to fill and pervade the universe and to be the peculiar vehicle of life and of sound). 2. One of the five basic elements (Paṅcamahābhūtas) that make up all matter in the universe.

akashiya dravya — आकाशीय द्रव्य
substances having akaśa as the predominant mahabhuta;

akopanaṁ अकोऩनॊ
Habit of not getting angry

akrishta [akrsta] — आकृष्ट
collection / procurement of raw materials

akrishya [akrsya] — आकृष्य
A process of extraction through which specified component may be extracted

akritasamgyata — अकृतसंज्ञता
Feeling of urge even after defecation.

akrodhavrataḥ अक्रोधव्रत्
Habit of not getting angry

akroshnam — आक्रोशनम्

akṛta अकृ त
The food articles without seasoning i.e. without addition of oil, mustard etc.

akṛtasaṁjñatā mūtre अकृ तसऻॊ ता भत्रू े
Feeling of urge even after micturition

akṛtasaṁjñatā अकृ तसऻॊ ता
Feeling of urge even after defecation

akṛtrima viṣa अकृ त्रत्रभ विष
Poison from natural source.

akṣaḥ अऺ्
Eye, Sense organs

akṣakaḥ अऺक्
Clavicle - the collar bone that articulates with the sternum and the scapula.

akṣakasandhi अऺकसत्न्ध
Sterno-clavicular joint - the joint formed between manubrium of the sternum and the medial end of clavicle.

akṣamatvaṁ अऺभत्िॊ

akṣāṇi अऺाणण
Special senses, perceptive faculties, receptors various sensory nerve endings

akṣānti hitopadeśeṣu अऺात्न्त र्हतोऩदेशषे ु
Intolerance to advices

akshepa [aksepa] — आक्षेप
Convulsion, Harassing.

akṣi bandhāni अक्षऺ फन्धातन
Eye lids - the movable protective fold that when closed cover the anterior surface of the eyeball.

akṣi gharṣaṇaṁ अक्षऺ घषणश ॊ
Sense of friction in the eye

akṣi golakam अक्षऺ गोरकभ ्
Eye-ball - the globe of the eye.

akṣi huṇḍanaṁ अक्षऺ हुण्डनॊ
Intrusion of the eye

akṣi viśanti pakṣmāṇi अक्षऺ विशत्न्त ऩक्ष्भाणण
Inward bending of eyelashes

akṣi अक्षऺ
Eye - the organ of vision

akṣikanīnikā अक्षऺकनीतनका
Inner canthus, Medial angle of eye. The angle at medial side of the slit between the eyelids.

akṣikoṣa अक्षऺकोष
Eye lid - the movable protective fold that when closed cover the anterior surface of the eyeball.

akṣikūṭa अक्षऺकू ट
Orbital or Ocular margin, Eye ball or oculas. Superciliary ridge. The bony pyramid-shaped cavity of the skull that contains and protects the eyeball.

akṣimardana अक्षऺभदशन
Rubbing of the eye

akṣipakṣmāṇi अक्षऺऩक्ष्भाणण
Eye -lashes - stiff hair on the margin of the eyelid.

akṣipuṭa अक्षऺऩटु
Eye lid - the movable protective fold that when closed cover the anterior surface of the eyeball.

akṣirājī अक्षऺयाजी
Appearance of lines in the eye because of conjunctival vessels.

akṣirodhaḥ अक्षऺयोध्
Blurred vision

akṣitārakā अक्षऺतायका
Iris -the colored contractile membrane suspended

akṣivairāgya अक्षऺियाग्म
Loss of color of eyes.

akṣivartma अक्षऺित्भश
Eye lid - the movable protective fold that when closed cover the anterior surface of the eyeball.

akṣivartmakoṣaḥ अक्षऺित्भकोष्
Eye lid - the movable protective fold that when closed cover the anterior surface of the eyeball.

akṣivyudāsaḥ अक्षऺव्मदु ास्
Spasmodic movement of the eye

akṣṇyāṁ raktaṁ अक्ष्ण्माॊ यततॊ
Bleeding through eye

akṣut अऺुत ्
Loss of hunger

akṣyuparodhaḥ अक्ष्मऩु योध्
Blurred vision

akujanam — आकूजनम्
Cooing (voice resembles the sound of pigeon), Lament

akulata — आकुलता
Perplexity or confusion

akunchanam — आकुंचनम्
Contraction : a shortening or tensing of a part or organ

alabupushpasankasa [alabupushpsankash] — आलाबुपुष्पसङ्काश
Color of the flower of Alābu (Lagrnaria vulgaria)

alakṣyapada अरक्ष्मऩद
Indistinguishable voice

alaktakasannibham — आलक्तकसन्निभम्
Color of the juice of Lac

alalatantubaddham iva — आलालतन्तुबद्धम् इव
Looks like saliva

alaṅkāraḥ analaṅkāraiḥ अरङ्काय् अनरङ्कायै्
Decorate with undecorable articles

alasya — आलस्य
Loss of enthusiasm, idleness , want of energy, apathetic, Reluctance to work or make an effort, laziness

aleham — आलेहम्

alikaṁ अमरकॊ
Fore-head- The anterior part of the head below the hairline and above the eyes.

alobha अरोब
Free from undue desire

aloma अरोभ
Absence of hair; It is one among the eight un-desirable conditions. Absence of generalized body hairs is associated with dysfunction of the pituitary, adrenal cortex and gonads.

alpa अल्ऩ
Less, Scanty, Diminished

alpabala अल्ऩफर
Loss of physical strength or weakness

alpabuddhi अल्ऩफद्ु धध
Lack of intelligence

alpāgni अल्ऩात्ग्न
Diminished digestive power

alpāhāra अल्ऩाहाय
Intake of less quantity of food

alpālpa अल्ऩाल्ऩ
Frequent and scanty

alpanidratā अल्ऩतनद्रता
Loss of sleep

alpaprāṇatā अल्ऩप्राणता
Loss of mental strength

alparujaḥ अल्ऩरुज्
Light pain

alpaśaḥ अल्ऩश्
Frequent and scanty

alpavahni अल्ऩित्वन
Certain pharmaceutical process are to be carried out over mild heat

alpavāk अल्ऩिाक्
Closemouthed, in conversable.

amalaṁ अभरॊ

amanojñadarśana अभनोऻदशनश
Unpleasant appearance

amanojñagandha अभनोऻगन्ध
Unpleasant smell

amānuṣa अभानषु
Unprecedented, Unmaly or Super power

amarā अभया

amarṣa अभषश

amartya अभत्मश
More than one's natural capacity, Imperishable, Immortal

amātrāvat āhāra अभात्राित ् आहाय
Taking inappropriate quantity of food is of two types - deficient and excessive. Food in deficient quantity is said to be causing loss of strength, complexion & development, unsaturation, upward movement of vayu, harms the lifespan, virility, immunity etc food in excessive vitiating all dosa's. fainting, giddiness, irregularity of digestion, stiffness of flanks etc.

Amavisha — आमविष
It is a kind of disorder which results from incompatible food or from eating before digestion of previous meals, similar to intestinal toxemia because it simulates the symptoms of toxemia.

ambara अम्फय
Synonym of mica, agnijar and also denotes cloth

ambarapīyuṣa अम्फयऩीमषू
A nectar-like vital entity present in the atmosphere, indicative of oxygen

ambhonibha अम्बोतनब
Color of cloud

ambu iccha [ambu ichha] — अम्बु इच्छा
Desire for drinking water

aṁbu अफॊ ु
Water, the watery element of the body

ambudendradhanusha — अम्बुदेन्द्रधनुस
Colors like that of rain bow – fire - property of diamond

ambumargah — अम्बुमार्गाः
Paths of circulating fluid.

ambusambhavam — अम्बुसम्भवम्
Poison having its origin from jala mahabhoota.

ambutulyam — अम्बुतुल्यं
Resembling water

ambuvahini srotansi — अम्बुवाहीनि स्रोतांसि
Tubes for fluid circulation.

aṁgāravarṇa अगायिणश
property to be observed as an end point in case of Putapaka swarasa

amgirasi [angirasi] — आंगिरसी
one among four categories of medicines described in Atharva Veda

amgulyagram [angulyagram] — अंगुल्यग्रम्
Tip of the finger.

amgustha [angushth] — अंगुष्ठ
Thumb. First toe

aṁguṣṭhodaram अगॊ ष्ु ठोदयभ ्
length of the thumb, above the distal crease, area where thumb impression is taken

amisa [amisha] — आमिष
1. One of the useful parts of animal (flesh) 2. Commonly used for all Non-vegetarian diet??

amisam iccha [amisham iccha] — आमिषम् इच्छा
Fond of taking flesh

amla gandha अम्र गन्ध
Sour smell

amla icchā अम्र इच्छा
Fond of sour taste

amla pañcaka अम्र ऩञ्चक
Combination of following five sour plants viz., Amlavetas (Garcinia pedunculata), Jambeer (Citrus limon), Matulunga (Citrus medica), Narang (Citrus reticulata), Nimbuk (Citrus aurantifolia).

amla rasa अम्र यस
Sour taste, having the acid taste

amla skandha अम्र स्कन्ध
Group of sour substances;

amla अम्र
Sour; One among six Rasa;

amlabhakṣaṇākṣama अम्रबऺणाऺभ
Intolerance to sour taste

amlarasatā अम्रयसता
Sour taste

amlasparśāsahatva अम्रस्ऩशाशसहत्ि
Intolerance to sour taste

amṛta अभतृ

amṛtīkaraṇa अभतृ ीकयण
A process adopted for the removal of remnant impurities/ toxicity

aṁsabandhanam असॊ फन्धनभ ्
Ligaments (and Muscles) of the shoulder.

aṁsābhitāpa असामबताऩ
Warmth in shoulder

aṁsadeśaḥ असदेश्
Shoulder - the junction of the clavicle and scapula where the arm meets the trunk.

aṁsafalakaḥ असफ़रक्
Scapula - the large flat triangular bone that forms the posterior part of shoulder.

aṁsaḥ अस्

aṁsakūṭa असॊ कू ट
Acromion - the lateral triangular projection of the spine of the scapula.

aṁsamulam असॊ भरु भ ्
apex of the Scapula

aṁsapiṇḍaḥ असवऩण्ड्
Deltoid Prominence

aṁsapiṇḍikā असवऩत्ण्डका
deltoid tuberosity

aṁsapīṭha असऩीठ
Top of the shoulder (glenoid cavity)

Aṁsasaṅdhiḥ अन्ससत्न्ध्
Shoulder Joint - the joint formed by humerus and glenoid cavity of scapula

anabhikāṁkṣā अनमबकाॊऺा
Lack of desire

anabhilāṣa अनमबराष
Lack of desire

anabhinandana अनमबनन्दन
Lack of desire

anaddhavastih — आनद्धवस्तिः
distension of bladder

anādi अनार्द
a process or state whose beginning cannot be ascertained

anāgata अनागत
Partially manifestation or no manifestation of the diseases. Diseases may be communicable or non-communicable or lifestyle related.

anāgatābāda pratiṣeda अनागतफाधा प्रततषधे
Prevention of partially or not manifested diseases. This preventive measure are applied by following the Dincharya, Ritucharya, etc

anāgatavekṣaṇama अनागतिेऺणभ
the statement that points to prospective reference

anaha — आनाह
distention of abdomen due to incomplete evacuation of stool, urine and flatus

anala dveṣa अनर द्िेष
Aversion to fire (Pyrophobia)

anālakṣyagandha अनारक्ष्मगन्ध
Insignificant smell

analaprabha dṛṣṭimaṇḍala अनरप्रब दृत्ष्टभण्डर
The color of pupil become glowing fire

analavyāptalokadarśana अनरव्माप्तरोकदशनश
Sees surrounding objects in fire

analekṣaṇaḥ अनरेऺण्
Fiery, dreadful eyes.

analpaṁ अनल्ऩॊ

anāmikā अनामभका
4th or ring finger. Annularis

ananam — आननम्

ananubandhana अननफु न्धन

ananuyojyam अननमु ोज्मभ ्
The statement which does not leave any scope of question

anārtavaṁ अनातिश ॊ
Loss of menstruation

anati griva — आनतिग्रीवा
Forward bending of neck

anati tīkṣṇa purīṣaṁ अनतत तीक्ष्ण ऩयु ीषॊ
Stool with slight pungent smell

anativikṛtavībhatsaceṣṭā अनततविकृ तिीबत्सचे ष्टा
Slight loathsome activity

anaujasya अनौजस्म
Loss of enthusiasm

anavasthitarūpadarśana अनित्स्थतरूऩदशनश
Objects look as unstable

anāvilaṁ अनाविरॊ
Turbid less

aṇḍaja अण्डज
living beings originated from eggs

aṇḍakoṣaḥ अण्डकोष्
Scrotam - the double pouch of the male which contains the testicles and part of the spermatic cord found

andhāhika अन्धार्हक
Blind snake (non poisonous)

andhamūṣā अन्धभषू ा
it is a type of crucible where mouth is closed/ sealed

andhrana — अंध्रण
Sealing / cementing all joints etc using specified materials to make air-tight

anekāntaḥ अनेकान्त्
statements which are not absolute or conclusive and vary from context to context

anekāntavāda अनेकान्तिाद
concepts in which invariable causes are given for one effect

anekavarṇa अनेकिणश
Multiple color

aṅga अङ्ग
(1) Body. (2) Part of the body. (3) Organ. (4) the physical part of man as distinguished from mind spirit, A part of the body having special function

aṅgabhaṁga अङ्गबगॊ
Loss of power of limbs.

aṅgacimicimā अङ्गधचमभधचभा
Tingling sensation.

aṅgagandhaṁ अङ्गगन्धॊ
Indistinct bad smell of body

aṅgaglāni अङ्गग्रातन

aṅgagraha अङ्गग्रह
Pressing pain or restricted movement of the body

aṅgaharṣa अङ्गहषश

aṅgajam अङ्गजभ ्

aṅgamarda अङ्गभदश
Pressing pain

aṅgamardapraśamana अङ्गभदशप्रशभन
Anti-malaise; substances relieving malaise & body ache;

aṅgapradeśa अङ्गप्रदेश
different spots or areas of the body

aṅgapragraha अङ्गप्रग्रह
Pressing pain or restricted movement of the body

angara — अंगार
smokeless red hot coal

aṅgaśūla अङ्गशरू
Stabbing pain

aṅgāvamarda अङ्गािभदश
Pressing pain on body

aṅgāvasādanaṁ अङ्गािसादनॊ

aṅgi अङ्धग

angulasthi — अंगुलास्थि
Phalanges -any one of the bones of toes or fingers

angulasthmulam — अंगुष्ठमुलम्
First metacarpal - Root of the thumb. Outer end of the wrist in front.

angulayah — अंगुलयः
Fingers. Toes(Digits)

anguligranthayah — अंगुलिग्रन्थयः
Knuckles-digital nodes or joints- The prominence of the dorsal aspect of any of the phalangeal joints.

anguliparvani — अंगुलिपर्वाणि
1. Digital nodes 2. Inter nodal lengths of the digits

anidrā अतनद्रा
Sleeplessness, disturbed sleep

anidratā अतनद्रता
Diminished or loss of sleep

anila — आनील
light blue

anila icchā अतनर इच्छा
Fond of sitting in wind

aniladveṣa अतनरद्िेष
Aversion to sit in wind

anilavat अतनरित ्
With flatus

anilāyanāni अतनरामनातन
Air passages.

aṇimā अणणभा
T he power of becoming extremely minute; one of the supra normal psychic power derivable from the practice of Yoga.

animiṣacakṣu अतनमभषचऺु
Widely opened eye

animiṣākṣaḥ अतनमभषाऺ्
Widely opened eye

anirdeśyarasa अतनदेश्मयस
Unidentifiable taste.

anīśatā अनीशता
Loss of power

anissaraṇa अतनस्सयण

anīśvaraḥ अनीश्िय्

anitya अतनत्म
Non eternal or Transient.

aniyatānāṁ girā अतनमतानाॊ धगया
Incoherent speech

añjali अञ्जमर
Indicating measure Synonym of one kudava=192 g of metric units

añjana अञ्जन
It’s a process of anointing, smearing, mixing, collyrium or black pigment used to paint the root of eye lashes. Anointment is done with a stick or pencil called as añjana shalaka. There are two types of añjana which are used by healthy individuals, one is Savira añjana should be applied to eyes daily and other is Rasanjana which is applied once in every five or eight days for stimulating secretion.

añjanābhaṁ अञ्जनाबॊ
Color of collyrium.

añjanatritaya अञ्जनत्रत्रतम
Three Metallic sulphides; Kalanjan, Pushpanjan, Rasanjan.

aṅkuraḥ अङ्कु य्
Polypus or A small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane

aṅkuśikaḥ अङ्कु मशक्
Pain resembling with the pulling by a hook

annamada अन्नभद
Dissatisfaction in food

annamārgaḥ अन्नभाग्श
Gullet, Esophagus. A muscular canal extending from the pharynx to the stomach.

annamārgarodha अन्नभागयोध
Obstruction to the path of food

annapāna अन्नऩान
Mode of administration of poison through beverages.

annapīḍitapurīṣaṁ अन्नऩीडडतऩयु ीषॊ
Stool mixed with food articles

annapradveṣa अन्नप्रद्िेष
Aversion to food

annaprakriyā अन्नप्रक्रक्रमा
A process of making food/cooking rice

annarasakheda अन्नयसखेद
Lack of interest to take food

annasampuṭa अन्नसम्ऩटु
Stomach. A dilated sac like distensible portion of alimentary canal between the esophagus and the duodenum.

annāśayaḥ अन्नाशम्
Gastro-intestinal tract pertaining to the stomach

annāśraddhā अन्नाश्रद्धा
Dislike to take food

annāvarodha अन्नाियोध
Obstruction to food

annavidveṣa अन्नविद्िेष
Aversion to food

annavikṛti dveṣa अन्नविकृ तत द्िेष
Aversion to the derivatives of food

antaḥ karaṇa अन्त् कयण
internal means of acquiring knowledge which includes manas, buddhi, indriya, ahankara

antaḥkukṣi अन्त्कु क्षऺ
Abdominal or uterine cavity. 1. Cavity of the portion of the trunk located between chest and pelvis, 2. Cavity within the muscular hollow pear shaped structure of female reproductive system.

antaḥpuṣpam अन्त्ऩष्ु ऩभ ्
Ovum -the female reproductive or germ cell capable of developing into a new organism of same species.

antapraveśa अन्तप्रिेश

antara bhakta अन्तय बतत
Administration of medicine in the mid day after the morning food has been digested, similarly taking afternoon medicine after the mid day meal has been digested is known as Antara bhakta. This method is useful in person who has good digestive capacity.

antarādhiḥ अन्तयाधध्
Trunk - the body exclusive of head and limbs.

antarbahirvibhāgaḥ अन्तफर्हविबाग्
medial (internal) lateral (inward or external)

antargalasvara अन्तगरस्िय
Muffled sound

antarikṣa jala अन्तरयऺ जर
Antariksha is intermediate sphere between earth and sky. Water which is originated from clouds between intermediate spheres is Rain water.

antarmukhasrotāṁsi अन्तभखुश स्रोताॊमस
internal channels - Internal tracts, channels, tubes, ducts

antarmukhatvaṁ romṇāṁ अन्तभखुश त्िॊ योम्णाॊ
Inward bending of eyelashes

antaścetana अन्तश्चेतन
living beings having internal consciousness i.e. their consciousness is not externally manifested; e.g. plants

antau अन्तौ
Canthi, outer and inner angels of the eye. The angle at either side of the slit between the eyelids.

anteriorly from sides of thoracic vertebrae and forming skeletal thorax"

antikstham durastham darsana — आन्तिकस्थं दूरस्थं दर्शन
Remote appearance of a near object.

antra — आन्त्र
Small intestine

antrāśayaḥ अन्त्राशम्
Lumen of Intestine -cavity of the alimentary canal extending from the pylorus to the anus.

antriksha udaka — आन्तरिक्ष उदक
rain water collected directly before reaching earth surface and is considered to be the best among all water

anubaddha अनफु द्ध

anubaddharuk अनफु द्धरुक्
Continuous pain

aṇubahuvidārita अणुफहुविदारयत
Multiple fracture with tiny bone pieces

anubandha — अनुबन्ध
1. one of the synonyms of life span.
2. receive or subordinate disease.
3. continuity of result.

anubandha अनफु न्ध
1. One of the synonym of life span 2. Receive or subordinate disease

anubhūta svapna अनबु तू स्िप्न
Dream based on the previous experiences

aṇudvāra अणुद्िाय
Tiny or narrow opening

anugraha अनग्रु ह
A Favor, kindness, obligation, Assistance

anukāra svara अनकु ाय स्िय
Imitation of other's speech.

anulepana अनरु ेऩन
Applying cosmetics, Coating

anulepana अनरु ेऩन
Mode of administration of poison through an ointment.

anulomanaṁ अनरु ोभनॊ
Substances which restores & facilitates the physiological direction of various flows within the body like flatus and stool.

anumānam अनभु ानभ ्
the process through which the knowledge of the unseen facts is inferred on the basis of direct observation

aṇumārga अणुभागश
Narrow pathways

anumataḥ अनभु त्
statements of agreement with the opinion of others

anumiti अनमु भतत
conclusion from given premises

aṇumukhacchidra अणुभखु त्च्छद्र
Tiny openings faced towards internal

anūpa आनऩू
marshy lands

anupadehaḥ अनऩु देह्
Lack of mucus

anupāna अनऩु ान
Any liquid which is taken soon after food. Drink should have properties opposite to that of food, but should not be incompatible with the particular food. It helps in easy movement, digestion and assimilation of the food particles.

anurasa अनयु स
Rasa(Taste) of a substance which is perceived towards the end or with less intensity or which is latent;

anuṣṇaṁ अनष्ु णॊ

anuvāsana dravya अनिु ासन द्रव्म
substances having unctuous property used in BASTI ;

anuvāsanopaga अनिु ासनोऩग
substances which are helpful to induce ANUVASANA BASTI ;

anuyoga icchā अनमु ोग इच्छा
Found of questioning others

anuyogaḥ अनमु ोग्
enquire something relating to a scripture or a part, a question or a part with a view to testing the knowledge, power of comprehension and expression and capacity to reply to the later

anuyojyam अनमु ोज्मभ ्
The statement which is beset with defects of speech and which requires clarification.

aṇvasthīni अण्िस्थीतन
Short bones.

anyaneyau pāda अन्मनेमौ ऩाद
Feels as pulling by others, Feels as others

anyena iva अन्मेन इि
Feels as others

anyonyābhāva अन्मोन्माबाि
mutual non-existence

Apa — आप
1. Water; 2. One of the pancha mahabhuta which is responsible for binding all particles within a substance; 3. Synonym of Jala

apacaya अऩचम

apadeśaḥ अऩदेश्
statements which point out the definite cause for an effect and that such a cause as indispensable

apadhvaṁsana अऩध्िसन

apagamanaṁ अऩगभनॊ

apagamasmṛti अऩगभस्भतृ त
Loss of memory

apaharaṇa अऩहयण
Wasting with discoloration

apāka अऩाक

apakarṣaṇaṁ अऩकषणश ॊ
Stretching pain

apakartanaṁ अऩकतनश ॊ
Cutting pain

apakti śakti अऩत्तत शत्तत
Loss of digestive power or Indigestion

Apāna Vāyu अऩान िामु
One of the five subtypes of Vāyu (Vāta), situated in the pelvic region. It performs the functions like defecation, micturition, parturition, menstruation, and ejaculation.

apānaḥ अऩान्

apāṅgaḥ अऩाङ्ग्
Outer Canthus. The angle at lateral side of the slit between the eyelids.

apāṅgaputrikā अऩाङ्गऩत्रु त्रका
Tragus - cartilagenous portion in front of external meatus of the ear.

apāṅgasandhi अऩाङ्गसत्न्ध
Outer junction of the eye lids. The angle at lateral side of the slit between the eyelids.

aparā अऩया
Placenta - The oval or discoid spongy structure in the uterus through which the fetus derives its nourishment.

aparatva अऩयत्ि
Inferior Quality; one among 10 Paradi gunas;

apasaraṇa अऩसयण

apasavyaparidhāna अऩसव्मऩरयधान
Upper garment worn in a fashion so as fall on his left arm.

apāstabuddhi अऩास्तफद्ु धध
Loss of intelligence

apāstasaṁjñā अऩास्तसऻॊ ा

apāstasmṛti अऩास्तस्भतृ त
Loss of memory

apaśyan अऩश्मन ्
Does not look forwards or Introvert

apatarpana अऩतऩणश
Under - nutrition-Regimen which leads to emaciation of the body, viz purification measures (Purgative , emesis, bloodletting and decoction enema treatments),fasting, basking, excessive exercise and even by taking negative calorie food. It is contrast to over-nutrition( Santarpana).

apathya अऩर्थम
Food and behaviors which are not conducive or not wholesome to body and mind is called as apathy. Contrast to Pathya.

apatyamārgaḥ अऩत्मभाग्श
Vagina. Genital passage. A musculo membranous tube that forms the passage way between cervix uteri and the vulva.

apatyapathaḥ अऩत्मऩथ्
Vagina. Genital passage. A musculo membranous tube that forms the passage way between cervix uteri and the vulva.

apauruṣa अऩौरुष
More than one's natural capacity

apavargaḥ अऩिग्श
Statements which indicate or include an exception to a general rule.

apavartanaṁ अऩितनश ॊ

apcara अप्चय
Animals which have made water as primary habitat or animals which resides in water comes under apacara category, it Includes those which swim about in water. Exp- Swan, Pheasant, Crane, Kingfisher etc.

apicchilaṁ अवऩत्च्छरॊ

apinatva — आपीनत्व

apradhṛṣyaṁ अप्रधष्ृ मॊ
Invincible or cannot be defeated

apraharṣa अप्रहषश
Loss of Libido, Lack of interest in sex

aprasāda indriya अप्रसाद इत्न्द्रम
Weakness of sense organs

aprasannadarśana अप्रसन्नदशनश
Unpleasant look

apraśānta अप्रशान्त

aprasiddhi अप्रमसद्धध
Loss of activities

apratihanya vāṇī अप्रततहन्म िाणी
Speaking continuously

apratisañcāra अप्रततसञ्चाय

apravartanaṁ अप्रितनश ॊ

apravṛttiḥ अप्रिवृ त्त्

aprīti अप्रीतत
Dislike or aversion

apṛthakabhāva अऩथृ कबाि
Inseparable relationship

apsu avasīdati अप्सु अिसीदतत
Sinking in water.

apsu majjati अप्सु भज्जतत
Sinking in water.

apsu majjati अप्सु भज्जतत
one of the test of avaleha or gudapaka indicating relative density

apsu nimajjati अप्सु तनभज्जतत
Sinking in water.

apsu plavati अप्सु प्रितत
Floating in water

apsu upaplavati अप्सु उऩप्रितत
Floating in water

apta — आप्त
authoritative person

aptavakyam — आप्तवाक्यम्
Authoritative speech

aptopadesah— आप्तोपदेशः
the unimpeachable truth of enlightened men; the 1st proof of justifying knowledge

apunarbhava अऩनु बिश
One of the bhasma test -the bhasma shouldn’t reverse to its original elemental state when heated with prescribed material

Apūpā अऩऩू ा
Which is made out of Barley, it removes ailments such as Udāvarta, Pratishaya( coryza), Kasa (Cough), Gala Roga (Throat diseases) etc.

apurīṣaṁ purīṣaṁ अऩयु ीषॊ ऩयु ीषॊ
Watery stool

apūrvadhvani अऩिू ध्श ितन
Unprecedented sound

apya dravya — आप्य द्रव्य
substances having jala (water) as the predominant mahabhuta;

Ara — आर
Sharp big nail like sting.

Arakta chardi — आरक्त छर्दि

arambhasamarthya — आरम्भसामर्थ्य
Action initiating ability of substances, which is specific to substances because substances only can initiate any action, not their properties;

Arambhavada — आरम्भवाद
the ideology which believes that effect is produced sequentially after the sequential destruction of the cause

araṇyagomaya अयण्मगोभम
Cow dung obtained from forest

araṇyopala अयण्मोऩर
Natural form of dried cow dung cakes obtained from forest used in graded heating system

arasagrāhitā अयसग्रार्हता
loss of gustatory sensation

arasajñāna अयसऻान
Loss of gustatory sensation

arasajñatā अयसऻता
Loss of gustatory sensation

arasavedinī अयसिेर्दनी
It is symptom produced when poisoned food partaken produces loss of taste sensation (ageusia).

arati अयतत
Restlessness due to dissatisfaction

aratni अयत्त्न
Forearm, Anti-brachium. The portion of the arm between elbow and the wrist.

arbuda अफदुश

ardacharamavanaddha — आर्दचर्मावनद्ध
Feels as draped with wet clothing.

ardhamāsika prāṇahara yoga अधभामसक प्राणहय
Harmful preparation made up of moderately toxic substances which prove to be fatal in a period of 15 days.

ardhapala अधऩर
A unit of Measurement; Synonym of one sukti=24 g of metric units

ardhaśarāva अधशयाि
indicating measure Synonym of one kudava=192 g of metric units

ardhobhaka puṭa अधोबक ऩटु
A graded heating system used for preparation of medicines which is equivalent to Half Gajaputa

arditakritikarana — आर्दिताकृतिकरण
Twisting of face resembling facial paralysis

Ardra — आर्द्र
Moist; Collection of herbal Materials in wet / fresh condition

ariṣṭā अरयष्टा

ariṣṭaḥ अरयष्ट्
grave prognostic sign

arkapariveṣadarśana अकश ऩरयिेषदशनश
Looks circle of sun

arkapayoleśa nicita iva अकश ऩमोरेश तनधचत इि
Looks as coated with juice of Arka (Calotropis gigentea)

arocaka अयोचक
Loss of appetite

aroma अयोभ
Absence of hair

arśa अशश
Piles or polypus

arśoghna अशोघ्न
antihaemorrhoidals; drugs useful in treatment of piles;

artha अथश
objects of sensory perception

arthaḥ अथ्श
(1) Heart - a hollow muscular contractile organ, the centre of circulatory system.

arthāntaram अथाशन्तयभ ्
varying statement or false statement

arthāpatti अथाशऩवत्त
Statements made in such a manner which gives room for inferences of a different meaning.

arthaprāpti अथप्रात्प्त
Where another unsaid idea is conveyed by the said one.

arthāśraya अथाशश्रम
the word or the part of sentence where the actual meaning is lying

arthitā अधथता
Desire, Fond of

arti अततश

aru अरु

aruci अरुधच
Loss of appetite

arūṁṣikā अरूॊ वषका

aruṇa अरुण
Downy red.

aruṇābhadarśanaṁ अरुणाबदशनश ॊ
Objects look like downy red.

aruṇāḥ sirāḥ अरुणा् मसया्
Arteries - (small) arterial branches.

arunavarna — अरुणवर्ण
Downy red

arus — अरुस्

asaar [asara] — असार

aśabdaṁ अशब्दॊ

aśabdaśravaṇam अशब्दश्रिणभ ्
Acousma or hearing non existing sound

asadharana hetu — असाधारण हेतु
Factors of the disease which are not generalized to all peoples but they are specific to specific individuals. Impact of these factors depends on age, strength, constitution etc.

asahatva — असहत्व

asahishnutva [asahisnutva]— असहिष्णुत्व

aśaitya अशत्ै म
Heat generating property of poison.

asakrta nidrata — असकृत निद्रता
Improper sleep

aśakti kriyāsu अशत्तत क्रक्रमासु
Loss of motor function

aśakti अशत्तत
Lack of capacity to do properly

asamarthyam — असामर्थ्यं

asambaddhavachanam — असंबद्धवचनं
Incoherent speech

asamgita [asangita] — असंज्ञिता

asamgyakalpam — [asangyakalpam] असंज्ञकल्पं

asamhanta [asanhat] — असंहत
Disunited, unconnected, not formed into a mass

asamprapti — असम्प्राप्ति
Loss of power of sense organs

asamvayi — असमवायि
Cause that is innate to produce an effect

asamvedanam — असंवेदनं
Loss of power of sense organs

asaṁvṛtagudaṁ असिॊ तृ गदु ॊ
Prolapsed anus.

asaṁvṛtamukhaṁ असिॊ तृ भखु ॊ
Wide opening

aśana icchā अशन इच्छा
Desire to take food

aśana अशन

asantosh — असंतोष


asat dīpadarśanaṁ असत ् दीऩदशनश ॊ
Sees non-existing light in

asat jvalanajvaldarshanam— असत् ज्वलनज्वालदर्शनं
Sees flames that do not exist.

asat rupadarśanaṁ असत ् रुऩदशनश ॊ
Sees non-existing objects

asat tārakā darśanaṁ असत ् तायका दशनश ॊ
Sees the non-existing stars

asatkāryavāda असत्कामिाद
the ideology which believes that the effect is not present in the cause

asatmendriyarthasanyoga — असात्म्येन्द्रियार्थसंयोग
1. Incompatible contact of the sense organs with their objects. 2. One of the three main causes of disease.

Asatmya - असात्म्य
Things that are not pleasing or favorable to the mind, body, and senses are called Asatmya.

asiddhiḥ अमसद्धध्
consequence of having no practical result

asita अमसत
Black color

aśītoṣṇa अशीतोष्ण
Neither hot nor cold

askandī rakta अस्कन्दी यतत
Uncoagulable blood

aśmagarbhābha अश्भगबाशब
Stony hardness

aśmagarbhaṁ iva अश्भगबं इि
Stony hardness

aśmarīghna अश्भयीघ्न
litholyptic; substances useful in treatment of calculi;

aśmāvṛtopaṁ अश्भाितृ ोऩॊ
Feeling of heaviness like bearing of stone

asparśasaha अस्ऩशसह
Intolerance with touch.

asra अस्र
indicating the borders of materials

aśraddhā अश्रद्धा
Lack of interest, especially to take food

asragvahāḥ असग्ृ िहा्
Blood Vessels - the veins, arteries and capillaries.

asrakalpaṁ अस्रकल्ऩॊ
Color of normal blood

asrākṣi अस्राक्षऺ

aśravaṇaṁ अश्रिणॊ
Loss of hearing

asravaṇaṁ अस्रिणॊ
Loss of recreation

asṛga असगृ

asṛk chardi असकृ ् छर्दश
Vomiting of blood (Haemetemesis)

asṛk gandha असकृ ् गन्ध
Smell of blood

asṛk icchā असकृ ् इच्छा
Desire for blood

asṛk nimagnāriṣṭābha darśana असकृ ् तनभग्नारयष्टाब दशनश
Objects look as if dipped in blood.

asṛk pūrṇatā असकृ ् ऩणू तश ा
Intra abdominal bleeding

asṛkaṣṭhīva असकृ ष्ठीि
Spitting of blood (Haemoptysis)

aśru vāhiṇyau अश्रु िार्हण्मौ
Lacrimal Canaliculi - small canals concerned with conduction of tears from the lacrimal puncta to the lacrimal sac.

aśru अश्रु
Lacrimal fluids (Tears) - The liquid excreted into the eyes by the lacrimal glands

aśrumārgaḥ अश्रुभाग्श
Lacrimal apparatus - structures concerned with secretion and conduction of tears

aśruti अश्रुतत
Loss of hearing

aṣṭa giriṇḍa अष्ट धगरयण्ड
8 dried cow dung cakes obtained from forest used in graded heating system

aṣṭa nindita purusha अष्ट तनत्न्दत ऩरूु ष
Eight types of undesirable constitutions are there, those are as fallows Too tall, too short, too hairy, hairless, too white, too black, too corpulent and too emaciated. These constitutions are considered as undesirable because they do not possess sufficient resistance power against diseases. The qualitative and quantitative proportions of the tissues are not proper in them. The measurement by finger (Anguli Pramana) of the body and compactness of the tissue is also abnormal. Some opines that 8 types of undesirable constitutions are mainly related to some sort of hormonal dysfunction of the body. Dysfunction of thyroid, gonads, adrenal cortex and pituitary etc.

aṣṭamāṁsa अष्टभाॊश
indicating to quantity of material equivalent to 1/8th part

aṣṭavarga अष्टिगश
Combination of following Rhizomes of Eight Plants: Jeevak (Malaxis acuminate), Risbhak (Malaxis muscifera), Meda (Polygonatum verticillatum), Mahameda (Polygonatum cirrhifolium), Kakoli (Roscoea procera), Ksheerkakoli (Fritillaria roylei), Riddhi (Habenaria edgeworthii), Vridhi (Habenaria intermedia).

aṣṭavegam अष्टिेगभ ्
The action of poison is manifested in eight virulent stages or impulses (vega).

asthāna vāk अस्थान िाक्
Speaking at inappropriate place

asthi dhātu अत्स्थ धातु
Fifth of the seven basic Dhātus, whose function is to provide stability to the body. It is predominant of Pṛthvi and Ākāśa Mahābhūtas.

asthi अत्स्थ
Bone - specialized form of dense connective tissue consisting of bone cells embedded in a matrix made of calcified intercellular substance.

aṣṭhīlā iva अष्ठीरा इि
Stone like excessive hardness

aṣṭhīlāvat अष्ठीराित ्
Stony hard

aṣṭhīlāvata jivhā अष्ठीराित त्जव्हा
Stone like swelling and numbness of the tongue.

asthinibha अत्स्थतनब
Color of bone

asthiparvāṇi अत्स्थऩिाशणण
Bony Nodes, joints - an articulation, the point of juncture between two bones.

asthipiñjara अत्स्थवऩञ्जय
Bony skeleton - the bone framework of the body.

asthisandhayaḥ अत्स्थसन्धम्
Articulation, joints - the point of juncture between two bones.

asthisaṅghātāḥ अत्स्थसङ्घाता्
Clumps of the bones.

asthisāram अत्स्थसायभ ्
Bone marrow - the soft organic material that fills the cavities of the bones.

asthisnehaḥ अत्स्थस्नेह्
Bone marrow - the soft organic material that fills the cavities of the bones.

asthivivaram अत्स्थविियभ ्
Medullary canal - cavity within the bone containing marrow

aśubha अशबु
Ominous; Harmful for health

aśuci अशधु च
Absence of cleanliness; Impure

aśuddhi hṛdayasya अशद्ु धध रृदमस्म
Feeling of fullness in the epigastric region.

aśuddhi अशद्ु धध

asukham असखु भ ्
Discomfort or unpleasantness, If agadas (antitoxic medicines) are used in healthy, non poisoned persons it would produce all kinds of discomfort.

asukhī असखु ी
Unhappy disposition

asūyana vāk असमू न िाक्
Interrupted speaking

asvapna icchā अस्िप्न इच्छा
Desire to awaking

asvapna अस्िप्न

asvasthacitta अस्िस्थधचत्त
disturbed mind

asvāsthya अस्िास्र्थम
Discomfort, Disease

asvedanaṁ अस्िेदनॊ
Loss of Sweating

aṭanaṁ अटनॊ

atasī gandhaṁ अतसी गन्धॊ
Smell of Linseed

atasī kusumacchavi अतसी कु सभु च्छवि
Color of linseed flower

atasī phala sannibhaṁ अतसी पर सत्न्नबॊ
Resembles of Linseed

atharvāṇa अथिाशण
Men, learned in the lore of the Atharva Veda.

ati tīkṣṇa puriṣaṁ अतत तीक्ष्ण ऩरु यषॊ
Stool with excessive pungent smell

ati अतत
Excessive or Hyperactive

atibaddhaṁ अततफद्धॊ
More obstructive

atidagdhaṁ अततदग्धॊ
Excessive burns during cauterization.

atideśaḥ अततदेश्
such statements of the author permitting incorporation of useful knowledge from elsewhere not described by him

atidīrgha अततदीघश
Gigantism is one among the eight undesirable conditions, in this condition person become abnormally healthy and gain excessive height. He also become impotent and cannot resist disease. Gigantism – associated with the disturbance in the anterior pituitary which produce gigantism.

atigaura अततगौय
Being too fair or whitish skin.

atigrathitaṁ अततग्रधथतॊ
Excessive nodular or Hard

atihrasvaṁ अततह्रस्िॊ
Dwarfism is one among the eight undesirable conditions, in this condition person become abnormally healthy and become dwarf. Dwarfism- is associated with disturbance in the pituitary. In this condition such as frolich’s syndrome and Cushing syndrome such dwarf constitution is produced.

atikrāntatā अततक्रान्तता

atikṛśa अततकृ श
Too emaciated- Hyperactivity of thyroid causes wasting of muscles and develops wasting.

atiloma अततरोभ
Excessive hairs/ hirrsutism- excessive hair over the body associated with dysfunction of the pituitary, adrenal cortex and gonads, also indicates the abnormalities like PCOD,PCOS etc.

atimahāna अततभहान

atimānuṣaṁ अततभानषु ॊ
Unprecedent or Super power

atimātraṁ अततभात्रॊ

atinidrā अतततनद्रा
Excessive sleep

atiprādurbhāvaṁ अततप्रादबु ाशिॊ

atiprasaktaṁ अततप्रसततॊ

atipravṛtti अततप्रिवृ त्त

atisāraḥ अततसाय्

atisṛṣṭaṁ अततसष्ृ टॊ

atisthūla अततस्थूर
Overweight; Obese

atītakālam अतीतकारभ ्
When the matter which actually to be said earlier but is said later, and because of delayed presentation become unacceptable

atītāvekṣaṇaṁ अतीतािेऺणॊ
methods of referring back to the earlier portion of the book for information on a particular subject without which the present topic cannot be understood properly

atīva utsarga अतीि उत्सगश

ativāhika śarīra अततिार्हक शयीय
the subtle body which consist of manas, indriya and atma , devoid of gross body

ativartanaṁ अततितनश ॊ
Hyperactive, Hard

ativegaṁ अततिेगॊ

ativirecanaṁ अततवियेचनॊ

ativisarga अततविसगश

ativṛttaṁ अततित्तृ ॊ

atiyogaḥ अततमोग्
Extreme contact of sense organ with their respective objects and time

atṛptikaraṁ अतत्ृ प्तकयॊ
Unsatisfied, Insatiability

atyāgni अत्मात्ग्न
Excessive digestive power

atyantābhāva अत्मन्ताबाि
absolute non-existence

atyante laghvalpā bhojanaiḥ api अत्मन्ते रघ्िल्ऩा
Fullness of abdomen even taking less food.

atyarthaṁ अत्मथं

atyarthaśaṅkitaḥ अत्मथशङ्क्रकत्

atyātma vāk अत्मात्भ िाक्
Speaks more than his natural capacity

audaka māṁsa औदक भाॉस
Flesh of aquatic variety: Flesh of animal living or growing in water

audbhida gana औद्मबद
All substances of plant origin organized and unorganized.

audbhida jala औद्मबद जर
Artesian well – water which springs from the earth and flows like a large spring.

audbhida lavaṇa औद्मबद रिण
Salts derived from plants

aupādhika औऩाधधक
relating to or depending on special qualities , limited by particular conditions , valid only under particular suppositions

aupamyam औऩम्मभ ्
the statement based on similarity

aupanāsikya sirā औऩनामसतम मसया
veins of the nose-Anterior facial vein, near the nose.(Angular vein)

aupasargika roga औऩसधगकश योग
A clinically manifested disease of man resulting in the spread to another person; Communicable Disease

auṣadha औषध
medicine / drug

auṣadhi yukta bhojana औषधध मतु त बोजन
Medicine mixed with food- for those who have aversion to words the medicines, for them food should be given mixed with medicine.

auṣadhi औषधध
herbs having limited life cycle till fruiting or maturity i.e. annual plants

auṣṇya औष्ण्म

autsukya औत्सतु म

avabandhaḥ अिफन्ध्

avabhaṅga अिबङ्ग
Injured nose which is elicited by voice.

avabhañjana अिबञ्जन
Breaking pain

avabhedaka अिबेदक
Breaking pain

avacchinnaṁ अित्च्छन्नॊ

avadaraṇaṁ अिदयणॊ
Cracks of fissure

avadātaḥ अिदात्
a normal complexion of man , bright white in nature

avadhamana अिधभन
Frequent shaking movement of the body or pain in chest or irritation in the throat

avagāḍhaṁ अिगाढॊ

avagāhana अिगाहन
Immersion of anointed body in to a tub of warm water. It is one among the daily regimen which nourishes whole body, bestows strength, gives stability and enhances physical resistance power.

avagharṣaṇaṁ अिघषणश ॊ
Frequent rubbing

avagraha अिग्रह
Restricted movement

avaguṇṭhana अिगण्ु ठन
Likes to cover the head with hands

avajñā अिऻा

avakrama अिक्रभ
indicating property of material which is straight

avakṣipta अिक्षऺप्त
Hurled down from a height.

avakūjanaṁ अिकू जनॊ
Voice resembles the sound of pigeon

avalaṁbaka अिरफक कप
One of the five subtypes of Kapha that supports and sustains the heart and other sites of Kapha.

avaleha अिरेह
A pharmaceutical dosage form- confectionery the decoctions are further concentrated to semisolid consistency after adding sweetening and other substances over fire

avalekhana अिरेखन
Modes of administration of poison through comb.

avalupyata iva अिरप्ु मत इि
Cutting pain

avalupyate अिरप्ु मते
Disgust for food articles.

avamāna labdheṣu अिभान रब्धेषु
Disgust for food articles.

avamarda अिभदश
Pressing type of pain

avāmi अिामभ
Doesn’t produce nausea/vomiting- one of the test for copper containing bhasma

avamoṭana अिभोटन

avāñchā अिाञ्छा
Lack of desire

avāñcī अिाञ्ची
Face looking downwards.

avāṅmukha अिाङ्भखु
Downward looking face

avanunnatvaṁ अिनन्ु नत्िॊ
Twisting pain in chest.

avapāṭana अिऩाटन
Uprooting pain in local area.

avapīḍakaḥ अिऩीडक्
The use of a particular drug in excess amount.

avapīḍana अिऩीडन
Pressing pain

avara satva अिय सत्ि
Person having poor mental tolerance/Inferior mind. They can sustain neither by themselves nor by others, although having big stature they are unable to endure even mild pain. They are associated with fear, grief, greed, confusion.

avarodha अियोध
Retention or stiffness

avarodhaḥ अियोध्
Shoulder - the junction of the clavicle and scapula where the arm meets the trunk.

avaropitam अियोवऩतभ ्

avasāda अिसाद
1. Depression 2. Sinking, fainting, Exhaustion, fatigue 3. Lacking courage and spirit

avaśātanaṁ अिशातनॊ

avasraṁsanaṁ अिस्रसनॊ

avasṛkastrāvaṇa असकृ ् स्रािण
Blood circulation

avaṣṭambha अिष्टम्ब
Resting upon; holing of body

avasthā pāka अिस्था ऩाक
Different three phase of Digestion that takes place within the GIT i.e. stomach, small intestine & large intestine, each stage correspondingly producing Kapha, Pitta & Vata.

avasthā viruddha अिस्था विरुद्ध
Regimens which are unwholesome to health status. Intake of Vata aggravating food by a person after exhaustion, sexual act and physical exercise or intake of kapha aggravating food by a person after sleep or drowsiness.

Avasthika Kala आित्स्थक कार
Conditionally moving time is that which is concerned with the various stages diseases manifestation. Like Acute or Chronic stages.

avataraṇaṁ अितयणॊ

avaṭuḥ अिटु ्
Nape of the neck - back of the neck.

avayavaḥ अिमि्

avegaṁ अिेगॊ
Involuntary or without reflex

avekṣā pāṇyooḥ अिेऺा ऩाण्मो्
Looks towards palms frequently without any specific cause

avidyā अविद्मा
ignorance and illusion

avikvaṁ अवितिॊ

avimalendriyatvaṁ अविभरेत्न्द्रमत्िॊ
Weakness of sense organs

avimukta अविभतु त

avipāka अविऩाक
Impairment of digestion or metabolism

avipākī अविऩाकी

aviṣa/ nirviṣ अविष/ तनविषश ्
Detoxified state

aviṣaliṁgam अविषमरगॊ भ ्
Absence of sign of poison, a bite a non- venomous serpent is marked by the absence of any of the specific symptoms of poisoning.

avisarga अविसगश

aviśuddha अविशद्ु ध

avitatha अवितथ
Tells truth

avivarṇa अवििणश

avyakta darśanaṁ अव्मतत दशनश ॊ
Blurred vision

avyakta अव्मतत
Unmanifestated state, unapparent, indistinct, invisible, imperceptible. A feature of Vāta.

avyaktavāk अव्मततिाक्
Indistinct Speech

avyavasthita अव्मित्स्थत

avyaya अव्मम
Not liable to change; Imperishable, A synonym of Ātmā

ayānai gamanodyama अमानै गभनोद्मभ
Riding on undesirable vehicles.

ayodaṇḍa अमोदण्ड
Iron ladle/ rod used for different processes of medicines

ayoga अमोग
Non employment , non use, non application, non performance

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