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Ayurvedic Dictionary

There are currently 585 terms in this directory beginning with the letter P.
pācaka pitta ऩाचक वऩत्त
One of the five subtypes of Pitta that is situated in between the stomach and large intestine. Due to dominance of Agni mahābhūta, this Pitta is devoid of liquidity. This divides the food into Sāra (nutritive) and Kiṭṭa (waste) portions. This also supports other subtypes of Pitta.

pācana ऩाचन
1. Digestives; substances having capacity to digest but not necessarily increases the appetite; 2. Wound Suppuration

pacyamānāśayaḥ ऩच्मभानाशम्
Small intestine. The alimentary canal extending from the pylorus to the caecum; The site where the consumed food undergoes transformation / digestion.

pacyata iva ऩच्मत इि
Cauterization like sensation iVq bPNk & Fond of Salt

pāda prakṣālana ऩाद प्रऺारन
Cleaning & washing feet with water which removes dirt and diseases of feet and fatigue, clarifies vision, promotes semen, wards off evil spirit and gives pleasure.

pāda ऩाद
Lower extremity, foot. One of the Karmendriyas.

pādāghāta ऩादाघात
Body message with feet.

pādāgram ऩादाग्रभ ्
Fore-foot. Front of the foot

pādakurcāsthīni ऩादकु चाशस्थीतन
Tarsal bones excluding talus and calcaneus

pādāṁgulayaḥ ऩादाॊगरु म्
Toes. Digits of the foot

pādāṁguṣṭhaḥ ऩादाॊगष्ु ठ्
Toes. Digits of the foot

pādaṁśika krama ऩादॊमशक क्रभ
Unwholesome food practices are to be tapered in quarter / quarter of quarters, and are substituted by Pathyahara (Wholesome food practice) in interval of one, two or three meal time according to condition. Substitution is to be augmented in gradual, phased manner.

pādanartana ऩादनतनश
Dancing movement of foot.

padārthaḥ ऩदाथ्श
1. The meaning of a word or group of words; 2. Substance which exists has a nomenclature and is a subject of Knowledge. This whole universe is categorized in six padarthas. Ayurveda uses the term Karana (cause) for Padartha

pādasadanaṁ ऩादसदनॊ
Fatigue of leg

pādaśiṣṭaṁ ऩादमशष्टॊ
Reducing to 1/4th portion of decoction

pādatalam ऩादतरभ ्
Sole. Under part of the foot

pādatra dhāraṇa ऩादत्र धायण
Regular wearing of foot wares – alleviates diseases of feet, promotes semen, ward off evil organisms, gives pleasure and comfort in moving and is wholesome for Ojas. prevents from abrasions of thorn, stone, gravels , dust etc.

padma patra varṇa ऩद्भ ऩत्र िणश
Color or red lotus petal

padma varṇa ऩद्भ िणश
Lotus color

padmapatrābhaṁ dṛṣṭimaṇḍala ऩद्भऩत्राबॊ दृत्ष्टभण्डर
Pupil with the color of red lotus petal

padmasannibhaṁ ऩद्भसत्न्नबॊ
Blood with the color of red lotus

pādukā pādapīṭheṣu ऩादकु ा ऩादऩीठे षु
Mode of administration of poison along with shoes or foot cushions.

paicchilya ऩत्च्छल्म
Sliminess

pāiṇitala ऩाणणतर
A unit of Measurement; Synonym of one karșa=12g of metric units

pāka virudda ऩाक विरुद्द
Preparation of food etc., with a bad or rotten fuel and undercooking, overcooking or burning during the process of preparation comes under this category.

pāka ऩाक
1. Digestion; transformation of substances with the help of agni i.e. digestive & metabolic enzymes. 2. Suppuration 3. Ripening 4. Cooking

pākaḥ mukhe ऩाक् भखु े
Stomatitis.

pākaḥ oṣṭhe ऩाक् ओष्ठे
Rashes on lip or cheilitis

pākaḥ ऩाक्
Suppuration

pāke chardi ऩाके छर्दश
Vomiting in the time of digestion

pakṣaḥ ऩऺ्
Implies for 1. One aspect or party of discussion 2. a specific assumption

pakṣasandhi ऩऺसत्न्ध
New moon or full moon, If a snake bites someone during the conjugation of two fortnights i.e. full moon day and new moon day, and then it is incurable.

pakṣma ऩक्ष्भ
Eyelashes

pakṣmāgrāṇi ऩक्ष्भाग्राणण
Free end of eye lashes. Free end of a stiff hair on the margin of the eyelid.

pakṣmamaṇḍalam ऩक्ष्भभण्डरभ ्
Eye lashes. Stiff hair on the margin of the eyelid

pakṣmāśayaḥ ऩक्ष्भाशम्
Lid/Root of eye lashes. Root of a stiff hair on the margin of the eyelid.

pakṣmavartmasandhiḥ ऩक्ष्भित्भसत्न्ध्
Point of junction of cilia with lid margin

pakti ऩत्तत
The process of digestive / metabolic transformation occurring mainly because of the action of Agni.

paktināśa ऩत्ततनाश
Indigestion

paktisthānam ऩत्ततस्थानभ ्
Gastrointestinal tract. A tube including stomach and intestine

pakva jambūphalābhaṁ raktaṁ ऩति जम्फपू राबॊ यततॊ
Blood with the color of the fruit of ripe rose apple.

pakvādhānam ऩतिाधानभ ्
Large intestine or colon. The alimentary canal extending from the ileum to the anus

pakvādumbarasannibha

pakvajāmbava nakha ऩतिजाम्फि नख
Nail with the color of ripe rose apple

pakvajambū saṅkāśaṁ purīṣaṁ ऩतिजम्फू सङ्काशॊ ऩयु ीषॊ
Black colored stool like the ripped fruit of Zyzygium jambolanum.

pakvalauha ऩतिरौह
a pharmaceutically best quality of lauha bhasma

pakvam purīṣaṁ ऩतिभ ् ऩयु ीषॊ
Digested stool

pakvāmam antarāntarā purīṣaṁ ऩतिाभभ ् अन्तयान्तया ऩयु ीषॊ
Stool of both digested and undigested forms

pakvānam aniyata purīṣaṁ ऩतिानभ ् अतनमत ऩयु ीषॊ
Stool of both digested and undigested forms

pakvapīluphalaprakhyā ऩतिऩीरपु रप्रख्मा
Pale color.

pakvāśaya ऩतिाशम
Large intestine. The major seat of Vāta.

pakvāśayaḥ ऩतिाशम्
Large intestine

pakvaśoṇitābham purīṣaṁ ऩतिशोणणताबभ ् ऩयु ीषॊ
Blood colored stool

pakvasthānam ऩतिस्थानभ ्
Large intestine or colon. The alimentary canal extending from the ileum to the anus

pala ऩर
A unit of Measurement; Four karșas will make one pala i.e 48 g of metric units

pāliḥ ऩामर्
Lobule. A small lobe or primary subdivision of a lobe

pālika yaṁtra ऩामरक मत्रॊ
A cup shaped vessel with long curved handle used for melting of low melting materials and for jarana

palitaṁ roma ऩमरतॊ योभ
Graying of hair

pallava ऩल्रि
Tender leaves; Synonym of leaf

pāṁcabhautika ऩाॊचबौततक
Comprising of five mahābhūtas-Akasha, Vayu, Tejas, Jala and Pṛthvī;

paṁcendriyagrahaṇatva ऩचेत्न्द्रमग्रहणत्ि
Perceptible by all 5 senses; substance can be perceived by all 5 senses;

pāṁḍumukha ऩाण्डु भखु
Pallor on face.

pāṁsupūrṇābhaṁ akṣi ऩाॊसऩु णू ाशबॊ अक्षऺ
Feels as eyes filled with dust

pāṁsupūrṇam iva akṣi ऩाॊसऩु णू भश ् इि अक्षऺ
Feels as eyes filled with dust

pāṇ ऩाण ्
Hand, Arm

pāna dveṣa ऩान द्िेष
Aversion to take alcohol.

pāna icchā ऩान इच्छा
Desire to take alcohol.

pāna ऩान
drink; dietary substances to be drunk, e.g. juice, soup

pañacvarṇa suvarṇa ऩच्ॊ िणश सिु णश
Resembles 5/16 gold= a property observed in Chalcopyrite

pānaka ऩानक
Soft drinks prepared with fruit juices (grapes, dates and jujube), sugar and spices. It is guru and visṭaṁbhi

pañca mahābhūta ऩचॊ भहाबतू
The Five Great Elements: Aakasa, Vaayu, Teja, Jala and Pṛthvī. Ayurvedic doctrine states that all the matter in the universe is composed of these Five. The variety is because of the variation in the combining proportions.

pañcagavya ऩचगव्म
Group of Five substances obtained from cow and its milk; Milk, Yoghurt, Urine, Ghee, Stool.

pañcakaṣāyaśatāni ऩचकषामशतातन
Five hundred decoctions.

pañcakaṣāyayonayaḥ ऩचकषाममोनम्
Five substrata of decoctions viz. Madhura, Amla, Katu, Tikta, Kashaya.

pañcakola ऩचकोर
Class of following five substances Zingiber officinale, Piper longum(root and fruit), Plumbago zeylanica, Piper retrofractum;

pañcāmṛta ऩचॊ ाभतृ
Group of following five substances Cow Ghee, Cow Yoghurt, Cow milk, Madhu(honey), Sharkara(sugarcane candy); Synonym of Divya Panchamrita

pañcāmṛta ऩचॊ ाभतृ
Group of following five plants; Tinospora cordifolia, Tribulus terrestris, Asparagus racemosus, Sphaeranthus indicus, Asparagus adscendens

pañcānga ऩचाग
Five parts of plants roots, stems, leaves, flowers & fruits collectively termed as

pañcapallava ऩचऩल्रि
Group of five following tender leaves Aegel marmelos, Mangifera indica, Syzygium cumini, Citrus medica, Feronia elephantano.

pañcapañcaka ऩञ्चऩञ्चक
A collective term used for indicating five pentads viz. five sense organs, seats of five sense organ, object of five sense, five basic material of five senses, five type of knowledge of five senses

pañcasāra ऩचसाय
Group of following five substances Boiled cowmilk, Sharkara (sugarcane candy), Piper longum, Madhu (honey), Ghrita (ghee).

pañcasaugandhika ऩचसौगत्न्धक
Group of five fragrant substances Cinnamomum camphora, Piper cubeba, Myristica fragrans, Areca catechu, Syzygium aromaticum

pañcasiddhauṣadhi ऩचमसद्धौषधध
Group of Five substances; Tailakand, Sudhakand, Krodakand, Rudantika, sarpanetra

pañcasūraṇa ऩचॊ सयू ण
Group of following five substances viz., Rheum emodi, Ranunculous scleratus, Alocasia indica, Amorphophallus paeoniifolius, Amorphophallus companlatus

pañcatikta ऩचतततत
Group of following five plants having bitter taste; Tinospora cardifolia, Adhatoda vasica, Azadirachta indica, Solanum surattense, Trichosanthus dioca

pañcatvagrahaṇaṁ ऩचत्िग्रहणॊ
Death

pañcavalkala ऩचिल्कर
Combination of following five stem barks Ficus bengalensis, Ficus glomerata, Ficus religiosa, Ficus lacor, Thespesia populnae;

pañcāvayava-vākyam ऩचािमि-िातम
A collective term used for conveying intended inference based on five steps.

pañcīkaraṇa ऩञ्चीकयण
the process of conjugation of all the five mahābhūtas in the substance

pāṇḍu ऩाण्डु
Pale color

pandura — पाण्डुर
Pale color

panduraktam — पाण्दुरक्तं
Pale red

pandutvam — पांडुत्वं
Pale color

pāṅgalyaṁ ऩाङ्गल्मॊ
Paraplegia or limping

pāṇiḥ ऩाणण्
Hand. The part of the body attached to the forearm at the wrist

pāṇimūlam ऩाणणभरू भ ्
Wrist. The joint or region lying between the hand and the forearm

pāṇipādahṛdayāni ऩाणणऩादरृदमातन
Palms /sole. Anterior or flexor surface of the hand from wrist to finger/Under part of the foot

pāṇipādam ऩाणणऩादभ ्
Hands and feet. The part of the body attached to the forearm at the wrist / The terminal portion of the lower extremity

pāṇiśalākādhiṣṭhānam ऩाणणशराकाधधष्ठानभ ्
Distal row of carpal bones

pāṇitalam ऩाणणतरभ ्
Palm. Anterior or flexor surface of the hand from wrist to finger

paṅkagandha ऩङ्कगन्ध
Smell of wet mud.

pannagaḥ ऩन्नग्
Snakes.

pārada ऩायद
Mercury

parādi guṇa ऩयार्द गणु
Group of ten properties commencing with Para used for clinical practice.

paraṁ ऩयॊ
Desire, Fond of

paramāṇu ऩयभाणु
Smallest unit of a material equivalent to 1/30th of the dust particles seen in the sun rays.

parāmarśaḥ ऩयाभश्श
a process of drawing inference based on analogy

parārthānumānam ऩयाथाशनभु ानभ ्
Inference from other source

parasparānupraveśa ऩयस्ऩयानप्रु िेश
mutual entrance

paratva ऩयत्ि
Relative superiority; one among 10 parādi guṅa.

pārāvata iva ākūjan ऩायाित इि आकू जन ्
Voice resembles the cooing sound of pigeon

paribhāva ऩरयबाि
Humiliation to respected persons

paricchādam ऩरयच्छदभ ्
Personal artifacts.

paridagdha jihvā ऩरयदग्ध त्जविा
Tongue looks like as burned.

paridāha ऩरयदाह
Burning sensation

paridevana ऩरयदेिन
Crying

paridhāvana ऩरयधािन
Fleeing

paridhūmana ऩरयधूभन
Smoky sensation

paridhūpana ऩरयधूऩन
Smoky sensation.

paridhvaṁsī ऩरयध्िसी
Gives out fine dust if rubbed.

parigraha ऩरयग्रह
Stiffness, Restricted movement

parihāra virudda ऩरयहाय विरुद्द
Proscription - Intake of hot things after taking pork etc will comes under the unwholesome of proscription.

parihāraḥ ऩरयहाय्
correcting the defects pointed out in respect of a previous statement

pariharṣa roma ऩरयहषश योभ
Horripilaiton.

parikartanaṁ ऩरयकतनश ॊ
Cutting pain

parikartikā ऩरयकततका
Cutting pain

parikleda ऩरयतरेद
Wet

parikleśana ऩरयतरेशन
Aversion to anything

parikṛntanaṁ ऩरयकृ न्तनॊ
Cutting pain

parīkṣā ऩयीऺा
investigation or examinations which leads to correct knowledge

parikṣayaṁ ऩरयऺमॊ
Diminished

parikūjanaṁ ऩरयकू जनॊ
Wailing or voice resembles the sound of pigeon

parimana ऩरयणाभ
Quantity; one among 10 parādi guṅa

parimāṇam ऩरयभाणभ ्
see MATRA

parimaṇḍalaṁ ऩरयभण्डरॊ
Circular patch

parimardana ऩरयभदशन
Rubbing

parimarśan ऩरयभशनश ्
Rubbing

parimarśana ऩरयभशनश
a process of achieving the knowledge through sense of touch

parimlāna ऩरयम्रान
Lethargic, Lazy

parimlāyī dṛṣṭimaṇḍala ऩरयम्रामी दृत्ष्टभण्डर
Bluish yellow pupil.

parimlāyitva ऩरयम्रातमत्ि
Lethargy

pariṇāma ऩरयणाभ
1. Effect of time 2. Transformation

pariṇāmavādaḥ ऩरयणाभिाद्
theory of transformation which states that all the substances get changes continuously

pariṇudana ऩरयणुदन
Harassment (trouble and annoy continually or repeatedly) towards others

paripāṭana ऩरयऩाटन
Cracks or fissure

paripīḍana ऩरयऩीडन
Pain

pariploṣa ऩरयप्रोष
Diminished burning sensation.

paripoṭana ऩरयऩोटन
Cracks or fissure

paripūjana ऩरयऩजू न
Offering prayers

paripūrṇatva śiraḥ ऩरयऩणू त्श ि मशय्
Feels as head filled with mucus

paripuṭanaṁ ऩरयऩटु नॊ
Cracks

parisaraṇa ऩरयसयण
Wandering

pariṣeka ऩरयषके
Sprinkling or pouring the stream of medicated decoctions, milk, oil, ghee (clarified butter), takra (buttermilk) or meat juices over the body of the patients to minimize or to treat the effect of poison and disease.

pariśoṣa ऩरयशोष
Muscular wasting

parisphuṭana ऩरयस्पु टन
Cracks

parisrāva ऩरयस्राि
Exudation, Discharge

paritama ऩरयतभ
Impairment of orientation

paritāpa ऩरयताऩ
Hotness

parivāda ऩरयिाद
Humiliation to respected persons

parivartana ऩरयितनश
Everson

parivepana ऩरयिेऩन
Tremor

pariveṣṭana ऩरयिेष्टन
Cramps

pariveṣṭitam ऩरयिेत्ष्टतभ ्
Enveloping / covering

parivṛddhi ऩरयिद्ृ धध
Enlargement

parivṛtta nābhi ऩरयित्तृ नामब
Tortuous

Parpaṭa."

parpati — पर्पटी
1. Thin flakes/wafers – a pharmaceutical Dosage form where the materials will be made to melt over the fire and sandwiched in between leaves.
2. external contaminants of mercury

parpaṭī ऩऩटी
1. Thin flakes/wafers – a pharmaceutical Dośage form where the materials will be made to melt over fire and sandwiched in between leaves

pārṣṇiḥ ऩात्ष्ण्श
Heel. Rounded posterior portion of the foot under and behind the ankle

pārṣṇyasthi ऩाष्ण्मत्स्थ
Calcaneus. A heel bone

parśukāgrāṇi ऩशकुश ाग्राणण
Anterior ends of the ribs. Cartilaginous parts of the ribs

parśukāḥ ऩशकुश ा्
Ribs or costae. Curved Bones extending laterally and

pārśva ऩाश्िश
Sides of the Chest, Flanks

pārśvajaghanam ऩाश्िजश घनभ ्
Side of pelvis. Side of a bony structure formed by the innominate bones. The sacrum, the coccyx and the ligaments joining them

pārśvam ऩाश्िभश ्
Side of thorax. Side of the part of the body between the base of the neck superiorly and diaphragm inferiorly

pārthiva dravya ऩाधथिश द्रव्म
substances having pṛthvi as the predominant mahābhūta; these substances are heavy, compact, hard, etc. in nature

pārthiva ऩाधथिश
One of the category of substances that are of mineral origin like silver, gold, etc.

pārthivam ऩाधथिश भ ्
the substance predominantly made of pṛthvi mahābhūta

paruṣa ऩरुष
Rough; the property of the substance which causes hardness

paryāya ऩमाशम
Synonym;

paryuṣita ऩमवुश षत
Stale

pāṣaṇḍāyatan ऩाषण्डामतन
Abode of atheist, when the snake bites in the abodes of pakhandas (hermits of kapalik sect), then it is incurable.

paścimahānavyadantaḥ ऩत्श्चभहानव्मदन्त्
Last molar- Wisdom tooth. The last molar tooth on each side of the jaw.

pātaḥ ऩात्
1. Falling 2. Drooping

patākā darśanaṁ ऩताका दशनश ॊ
Flag like objects appears before eyes.

paṭalāni ऩटरातन
Different layers or coverings of eyeball

patana ऩतन
Fall

pāṭanaṁ ऩाटनॊ
Cracks or breaking pain.

patati iva hdayaṁ ऩततत इि वदमॊ
Dislocated feeling of heart

pāṭhaṁ icchā ऩाठॊ इच्छा
Fond of recitation.

pathya ऩर्थम
Which is conducive to Patha (Way/micro and macro channels/Srotas) including the Doṣa, Dāthu and Mala? That which is conducive to the body and mind. Food or conduct which is conducive or wholesome to both body and mind. Eg. Rice, ghee, milk etc. Contrast is Apathya.

patra ऩत्र
Leaf

pātra ऩात्र
1. A unit of Measurement; Synonym of one Ādhak= 3.073 g of metric units 2. vessel

paurāṇika ऩौयाणणक
versed in ancient legends and stories

pauruṣaṁ ऩौरुषॊ
(1) Penis. (2) Prostrate. (3) A measure. Full length of a man with his hands. (4) The male organ of copulation and in mammal’s urination.

paurusham — पौरुषं
(1) Penis. (2) Prostrate. (3) A standard. Man's full length with his hands. (4) The male organ of copulation and in mammals urination. (5) A gland surrounding the neck of the bladder and the urethra in the male.

pauttika ऩौवत्तक
Variety of honey collected from the Pauttika type of bee – they are of big in size.

pavaka saṁsthitā ऩिक सत्स्थता
Keeping /placing on embers

pāvakoupamaṁ ऩािकोऩभॊ
Character of poison is similar to fire so it gives rise to paittika (heat) symptoms in the body.

pavitrāṁguliḥ ऩवित्राॊगमु र्
Ring finger. Fouth finger

paya ऩम
Milk; Generally denotes Cow milk; a synonym of kṣīra

pāyasa icchā ऩामस इच्छा
Desire to take Pāyasa (a sweet made from rice, milk and sugar.)

payo ābha purīṣaṁ ऩमो आब ऩयु ीषॊ
Water like stool

payobhi parīkṣā ऩमोमब ऩयीऺा
Examination with milk.

payodharau ऩमोधयौ
Breasts, Mammary glands; Literally mean the pots containing milk.

pāyuḥ ऩाम्ु
Rectum

pāyumeḍhāntaram ऩामभु ेढान्तयभ ्
Perineum. The structures occupying the pelvic outlet and constituting the pelvic floor

pāyuvalayaḥ ऩामिु रम्
Horizontal mucous folds of rectum-Houston's valves. Mucous folds of rectum

peṣana ऩेषन
An act of grinding /rubbing/triturating

peśī ऩेशी
Muscle. A type of tissue composed of contractile cells or fibers.

peya ऩेम
Thin gruel of rice along with its solid portion (Siktha). To prepare Peya, 14 parts of water and 1 part of broken rice are taken and boiled well till all the rice particles become soft. It increases digestive fire.

phala varga पर िगश
Class of different fruits

phala पर
1. Fruit; 2. Therapeutic Result

phalaka परक
Surfaces/ facets - a property of material

phalinī पमरनी
Group of 19 plants whose fruits are indicated in Paṁchakarma.

phalodbhiḥ iva mūtraṁ परोद्मब् इि भत्रू ॊ
Micturition with splitting pain

phāṁṭa पाॊट
a filtrate obtained by steeping the soft & aromatic substances in boiled water in liquid doses form

phāṇita पाणणत
Molasses is a semisolid condensed sugarcane preparation, traditionally used to prepare Arișta, Asava and other forms of alcoholic fermentation. Its heavy in nature,Sweet in taste, nutitive and non - aphrodisiac and aggravates Tri-Doṣa.

pharapharāyaṇaṁ karṇa पयपयामणॊ कणश
Sensation in the like moving in the insects

phenāgamanaṁ पे नागभनॊ
Foaming at the mouth.

phenaṁ पे नॊ
Froth

phenānugataṁ पे नानगु तॊ
Frothy

phenaśānti पे नशात्न्त
One of the classical test indicating the completion of medicated ghee preparation

phenavamī पे निभी
Vomiting of frothy material.

phenavat पे नित ्
Frothy

phenayuktaṁ पे नमतु तॊ
Frothy

phenilaṁ पे तनरॊ
Frothy

phenodgama पे नोद्गभ
One of the classical test indicating the completion of medicated oil preparation

piccaṭikā वऩच्चर्टका
Excreta of eye

picchaḥ वऩच्छ्
Slimy

picchānugataṁ purīṣaṁ वऩच्छानगु तॊ ऩयु ीषॊ
Slimy stool.

picchāvata aśru वऩच्छाित अश्रु
Mucoid Lacrimation

picchila वऩत्च्छर
Slimy touch, gummy, Sticky, Sliminess,

picchilaḥ वऩत्च्छर्
the property of the substance which causes Slimness and stickiness

picchilaṁ kiṅcit वऩत्च्छरॊ क्रकङ्धचत ्
Slight slimy urine

piccitaṁ वऩत्च्चतॊ
Contused lacerated wound, a part of the body with the local bone crushed between the folds of door or by a blow becomes extended and covered with blood and marrow and is called a piccita (crushed wound) or ulcer.

picu वऩचु
A unit of Measurement; Synonym of one karșa=12 g of metric units

pīḍā ऩीडा
Pain

piḍakā वऩडका
Papule

piḍakolikā वऩडकोमरका
Excreta of eye

pīḍana asahatva ऩीडन असहत्ि
Tenderness

pīḍana ऩीडन
Pain

pīḍanaṁ icchā ऩीडनॊ इच्छा
Desire to be pressed

pīḍayaṁ iva ऩीडमॊ इि
Pressing type of pain

pīḍayat iva ऩीडमत ् इि
Pressing type of pain

piḍikā वऩडडका
Papule

pīḍitemudrā ऩीडडतभे द्रु ा
Finger imprints on pressing -a test to observe in semi-solid preparations- confectionaries

pīḍyata iva utghaṭṭanaṁ hṛdayaṁ ऩीड्मत इि उत्घट्टनॊ रृदमॊ
Pressing pain in heart

pihitaraja nāsikā वऩर्हतयज नामसका
Feels as if nose filled with bristles.

pīlupākavādaḥ ऩीरऩु ाकिाद्
concept of molecular changes

pīna vadana ऩीन िदन
Puffy face

pīnasa ऩीनस
Nasal discharge

piṇḍa dhāraṇa वऩण्ड धायण
Maintaining of stable body with positive health

piṇḍadarśanaṁ pretānāṁ वऩण्डदशनश ॊ प्रेतानाॊ
Offer food to forefathers

piṇḍasadṛśaṁ वऩण्डसदृशॊ
Resembles mass form

piṇḍī वऩण्डी
A synonym of vaṭi-a ball/ a lump

piṇḍikā वऩत्ण्डका
Calf. The fleshy muscular back part of the leg below the knee.

piṇḍitaṁ वऩत्ण्डतॊ
Contraction

piṅgala varṇa वऩङ्गर िणश
Reddish brown color

piñjara varṇa वऩञ्जय िणश
Tawny color

piṇyāka वऩण्माक
Oil cakes

pipāsā asahatva वऩऩासा असहत्ि
Intolerance to thirst

pipāsā वऩऩासा
Thirst, a sensation of dryness in the mouth and throat associated with a desire for liquids. A synonym of Tѓsna.

pipīlikā sṛpti iva वऩऩीमरका सत्ृ प्त इि
Formication

pipīlikābhiḥ dhāvanaṁ mūtraṁ वऩऩीमरकामब् धािनॊ भत्रू ॊ
Ants crawling in urine

pipīlikābhiḥ sarpaṇaṁ वऩऩीमरकामब् सऩणश ॊ
Formication

pipilikāḥ वऩवऩमरका्
Type of insect which means ants. Bite causes inflammatory swelling and burning sensation at the seat of bite resembling those produced contact with fire.

pipīlikānāṁ sañcāra iva वऩऩीमरकानाॊ सञ्चाय
Formication

pippalakau वऩप्ऩरकौ
Nipples. The conical protuberance in each breast from which the lactiferous ducts discharge in the female

piśitāśritaṁ paṭalaṁ वऩमशताधश्रतॊ ऩटरॊ
Iris. The colored contractile

piśitodakābhaṁ ārtava वऩमशतोदकाबॊ आतिश
Menstrual blood resembles the washings of flesh

piṣṭanibhaṁ mūtraṁ वऩष्टतनबॊ भत्रू ॊ
Urine resembles flour paste.

piṣṭarasa tulyaṁ mūtraṁ वऩष्टयस तल्ु मॊ भत्रू ॊ
Urine resembles flour paste.

piṣṭavat mūtraṁ वऩष्टित ् भत्रू ॊ
Urine resembles flour paste.

piṣṭi वऩत्ष्ट
A process in which the material through rubbing etc made them to lose their original shape and attains a dry fine powder

pīta varga ऩीत िगश
Group of following substances used for Raṁjan(coloring) mercury Mamordia charantia, Banana, Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica, Emblica officinals, Raw mango, Arundo donax, Nelumbo nucifera, Indigofera tinctoria, Kasis;

pīta ऩीत
Yellow color

pītābha darśanaṁ ऩीताब दशनश ॊ
Sees objects in yellow color

piṭakā वऩटका
Papule

pītalohitaṁ ऩीतरोर्हतॊ
Yellowish red

pītarājimat apsu ऩीतयात्जभत ् अप्सु
Drops of Breast milk make yellow lines in water

pitarakta gomūtrābhaṁ mūtraṁ वऩतयतत गोभत्रू ाबॊ भत्रू ॊ
Yellowish red urine like cow's urine

pītarakta ऩीतयतत
Yellowish red

pītasarpi ऩीतसवऩश
Paraplegia.

pītasirārāji ऩीतमसयायात्ज
Yellowish lines of veins

pitava vastra — पीतव वस्त्र
Yellow color clothes. Best for soft skin, indicated in vasaṁta ѓtu. decreases kaphja vyadhi

pitavarna — पीतवर्ण
Yellow color

pithara yantra — पिठर यंत्र
An apparatus used to purify the low melting metals

piṭharapākavādaḥ वऩठयऩाकिाद्
concept of physical changes

piṭikā वऩर्टका
Papule

pitṛbhakti वऩतबृ त्तत
Too much devotion to father or forefathers.

pitta kopana वऩत्त कोऩन
substances that vitiates Pitta Doṣa

pitta saṁśamana वऩत्त सशभन
substances that pacify vitiated Pitta Doṣa

pitta वऩत्त
One of the three bodily Doṣas that is responsible for digestion and metabolism in the body. It is situated in umbilicus, stomach, sweat, lymph, blood, watery fluids of the body, eye and skin. It is predominant of Agni mahābhūta. Its attributes are: Snehan (slightly unctuous), Tīkṣṇa (sharp), Uṣṇa (hot), Laghu (light), Visra (of pungent odour), Sara (flowing) and Drava (liquid). Pitta is of five types: Pācaka, Ālocaka, Raṅjaka, Bhrājaka and Sādhaka.

pittadharā kalā वऩत्तधया करा
Gastrointestinal mucosa. Mucous membrane of stomach, large intestine and small intestine

pittāktaṁ raktaṁ वऩत्ताततॊ यततॊ
Blood mixed with pitta

pittaṁchardi वऩत्तछर्दश
Vomit in the form of mere pitta

pittapañcaka वऩत्तऩचक
Group of bile of following five animals Men, Peacock, Cow, Horse, Fish.

pittāśayaḥ वऩत्ताशम्
Digestive tube with its appendages

pittopahitaṁ purīṣaṁ वऩत्तोऩर्हतॊ ऩयु ीषॊ
Stool mixed with Pitta

pittotkleśa mukhaṁ वऩत्तोत्तरेश भखु ॊ
Salivation of pitta

pīyūṣa ऩीमषू
Heavy milk of newly delivered cow. Is heavy to digest and nourishing.

plīhā प्रीहा
Spleen

pluṣṭaṁ प्रष्ु टॊ
Stage of a burn which is characterized by discoloring of its site and extreme burning and marked by absence of any vesicle or blister.

podau ऩोदौ
Natis. Buttock. Gluteal Prominence. Fleshy prominences on the lower back formed by the gluteal muscles with a covering of fat and skin.

pogara ऩोगय
With streaks a property of iron

posterior chambers of the eyeball and perforated in the center by the pupil."

poṭṭalakaḥ ऩोट्टरक्
Caecum. A blind pouch or cul-de-sac.

poṭṭalī ऩोट्टरी
A kind of Dośage form where the materials (herbominerals) are to be shaped and processed by suspending it in sulphur bath etc,

prabhā प्रबा
Lustier, Shine, Radiance, Glim; caused due to substance with Agni mahābhūta predominance.

prabhāhāni प्रबाहातन
Diminished complexion

prabhāva प्रबाि
1. Characteristic therapeutic effect of a substance; 2. A basis for nomenclature of plants

prabheda प्रबेद
Cracks

prabhūta प्रबतू
Excessive quantity.

pracala pakṣma प्रचर ऩक्ष्भ
Wavering of eyelashes

pracāla प्रचार
Shaking, Movement

pracalāyana प्रचरामन
Shaking

pracalita bhrū प्रचमरत भ्रू
Trembling of eyebrow

pracchardanaṁ प्रच्छदशनॊ
Excessive vomiting

pracchāya icchā प्रच्छाम इच्छा
Fund of Shade

pracuraṁ प्रचुयॊ
Excessive

pracurapravartanaṁ adhovāyu प्रचुयप्रितनश ॊ अधोिामु
Excessive passing of flatus

prācuryaṁ प्राचुमं
Excess

pracyavanaṁ roma प्रच्मिनॊ योभ
Falling of hair

pradāha प्रदाह
Burning sensation

pradeśaḥ प्रदेश्
Partial or brief description of a topic but not fully elaborated there, for risk of going out of context in view of vast detail and referred to other places in the text of details.

pradeśinī प्रदेमशनी
Index finger. The forefinger.

pradhāna marma प्रधान भभश
Head

pradhāvana प्रधािन
Fleeing

pradhmānaṁ प्रध्भानॊ
Distention

pradhvaṁsābhāva प्रध्िसाबाि
The ideology which describes every substance does not exists after its destruction

pradhyānatatpara प्रध्मानतत्ऩय
Thinking excessively

pradīpta iva nāsikā प्रदीप्त इि नामसका
feels as if glowing of nose

pradoṣaḥ प्रदोष्
the first part of the night , up to three hours after sunset

praduṣṭaṁ raktaṁ प्रदष्ु टॊ यततॊ
Defective blood

pradūyana प्रदमू न
Parching

pradveṣa प्रद्िेष
Aversion

pragāḍhaṁ raktaṁ प्रगाढॊ यततॊ
Profuse bleeding

prāgbhakta प्राग्बतत
Just before meal- medicines consumed in this manner becomes quickly digested, does not harm the strength of the body, being enveloped by the food it does not come out of the mouth, hence medicine should be given before food for the aged person.

prāgbhāva प्राग्बाि
the ideology which describes that each and every substance is nonexistant before its production

pragraha प्रग्रह
Restricted movement of the body

prāgutpatti प्रागत्ु ऩवत्त
Mythological origin of poison which indicates first emerging of poisons.

pragyabodhi — प्रज्ञाबोधि
Promotes memory-booster

pragyaparadh — प्रज्ञापराधः
It is made up of two words Pragya and Aparadh. Pragya means knowledge and intelligence. Aparadh means offense/violation, transgression, and fault. Voluntary transgression; erroneous acts done due to impairment of intellect, knowledge, and memory.

prahara प्रहय
A measure of time equals 3 hours

praharaṇa प्रहयण
Harassment (trouble and annoy continually or repeatedly) towards others

praharṣaṇaṁ roma प्रहषणश ॊ योभ
Horripilation

prahasanaṁ asthāne प्रहसनॊ अस्थाने
Laughing at inappropriate occasion.

prahasitaṁ sakṛt mukhaṁ प्रहमसतॊ सकृ त ् भखु ॊ
Pain resembles pricking with arrows

prahlāda प्रवराद
Delight;

prajāgara प्रजागय
To remain awake at night, sleeplessness, Vigilance

prajananaṁ प्रजननॊ
Reproduction; Genitals. Reproductive organs

prajāsthāpana प्रजास्थाऩन
Substances which helps in fetus fixation and promotes fertility;

prājyāṇudārī asthi प्राज्माणुदायी अत्स्थ
Multiple fractures with tiny bone pieces.

prakampaḥ प्रकम्ऩ्
Tremor

prakampamānaṁ vellate asthi प्रकम्ऩभानॊ िेल्रते अत्स्थ
tremor of bone

prākāmyaṁ प्राकाम्मॊ
The power of having an irresistible will, one of the supra normal psychic power derivable from the practice of Yoga

prakaraṇasamaḥ प्रकयणसभ्
Reason appearing identical to the subject but is improper

prakash — प्रकाश
Enlightening; caused due to substance with Agni mahābhūta predominance.

prakash asahatva — प्रकाश असहत्व
Intolerance to light

prakashak — प्रकाशक
Illuminating, making apparent or manifest , disclosing , discovering

prakaṭakoṣṭī प्रकटकोष्टी
Open furnace used in various pharmaceutical processes

prakleda प्रतरेद
Wet

praklinnaḥ प्रत्तरन्न्
Wet

prakopa प्रकोऩ
Aggravation of vitiated Dośas in their own seats. The second stage of Kriyakāla.

prakoṣṭhaḥ प्रकोष्ठ्
(1) Forearm. Antebrachium. (2) Distal third of the forearm. The portion of the arm between the elbow and the wrist.

prakṛti bhūta प्रकृ तत बतू
Normal state-equilibrium state of 3 hands considered as health.

prakṛti प्रकृ तत
1. The nature of an individual or a substance. 2. The physical and psychological features specific to an individual that are produced to the dominant Doṣa prevailing at the time of conception. Prakṛti may be classified as Deha Prakṛti (physical) and Manasa Prakṛti (psychological). Deha Prakṛti may be produced due to the dominance of a single, two Dośas or due to a combination of all the three Dośas.

prakṛtiḥ प्रकृ तत्
The primary and original cause of universe which is having three properties viz. sattva, raja, tama

prakṛtiṁ bhajet प्रकृ ततॊ बजेत ्
Death.

prakṛtisthāpana प्रकृ ततस्थाऩन
Synonym of therapeutics which establish the original state of health

prakṣālana प्रऺारन
To remove impurities by washing

prakṣaraṇa ojaḥ प्रऺयण ओज्
Diminished resistance

prakṣepa प्रऺेऩ
Materials like powders, sweetening agents & liquids like oils etc. which are to be added in the cooked preparations

prakṣīṇa māṁsa प्रऺीण भाॊस
Muscular wasting

prakṣipta प्रक्षऺप्त
Inserted

prakūjanaṁ प्रकू जनॊ
Voice resembles the sound of pigeon

prakuṁca प्रकॊु च
A unit of Measurement; Synonym of one pala=48 g of metric units

prakvathanaṁ प्रतिथनॊ
Putrifiction of the skin

pralamba carmakośa प्ररम्फ चभकोश
Drooping of the prepuce

pralāpa प्रराऩ
Incoherent speech; Delirious speech

pralaya प्ररम
Fainting.

pralepa hṛdayaṁ प्ररेऩ रृदमॊ
Feeling of coating in cardiac region

pralepa kaṇṭha प्ररेऩ कण्ठ
Mucus coating in throat

pralepa mukhaṁ प्ररेऩ भखु ॊ
Coating in mouth

pralepaḥ प्ररेऩ्
Coating by mucus

pramā प्रभा
true knowledge

pramāṇa प्रभाण
Measurement of the body(anthropometry)- will be described by the measure of individual fingers, hands etc in terms of height, breadth& length respectively

pramāṇajijñāsā bāhvo प्रभाणत्जऻासा फाविो
Measuring frequently his arms

pramāṇaṁ प्रभाणॊ
modes of examining and acquiring knowledge

pramāthi प्रभाधथ
Substances that removes obstruction from the srotas and cleanse them;

prameya प्रभेम
Objects and subjects of knowledge

pramīlaka प्रभीरक
Dullness

pramoha प्रभोह
Impairment of orientation

pramohakaḥ प्रभोहक्
Syncope or clumsiness of the sense organs.

pramthyā प्रभर्थमा
A decoction prepared by using paste of drugs and used for appetizer & digestant

pramūḍha saṁjñā प्रभढू सऻॊ ा
Loss of consciousness

pramūḍhatā प्रभढू ता
Impairment of orientation

prāṇa vāyu प्राण िामु
One of the five subtypes of Vāta (Vāyu) that is seated in head. It performs the functions like controlling the intellect, heart, sensory and motor organs and mind. It also regulates the activities like respiration, spitting, sneezing, belching and swallowing.

prāṇa प्राण
1. Vitality. 2. Breath of life, 3. Spirit 4. Life

prāṇaghnaṁ tadvikāsitvāt प्राणघ्नॊ तद्विकामसत्िात ्
Because of vikāsi attribute of poison, spreads all over the body, causes death.

prāṇakṣaya प्राणऺम
Loss of physical strength or weakness.

prāṇāpāna प्राणाऩान
Respiration

praṇāśa प्रणाश
Loss

pranaṣṭa ceta प्रनष्ट चेत
Confusion or absence of mind

prāṇoparodha प्राणोऩयोध
Loss of mental strength.

prāṇopatāpa प्राणोऩताऩ
Loss of mental strength.

prapāka प्रऩाक
Suppuration.

prapāṇḍuraṁ mūtraṁ प्रऩाण्डु यॊ भत्रू ॊ
Urine resembles the powder of conch

prapaśyedvihatendriyaḥ प्रऩश्मेद्विहतत्न्द्रम्
It is a symptom of gara vișa (artificial poisoning) in which the patient sees himself with distorted sensory organs in his dreams.

prapatana प्रऩतन
Falling of

prapīḍā प्रऩीडा
Pain

prapīḍanaṁ प्रऩीडनॊ
compressing; substances that pharmacologically squeezes the wound through local contraction

prāptaḥ prakṛtivikārah प्राप्त् प्रकृ ततविकाय्
Abnormal behavior, the person who administers poison to someone else can be identified as he is having derangement of his normal behavior.

prarodana प्रयोदन
Crying

praroha प्रयोह
off shoots of a plant

prārthanā प्राथनश ा
Desire

prasāda प्रसाद
Nutrient portion formed during various processes of biotransformation.

prasādaḥ प्रसाद्
Beneficence:

prasahā प्रसह
Animals which extend their neck and front part of body for food or animals and birds who take their food by snatching. Exp- Domestic cow, Donkey/ ass, camel, horse, hyena, jackal, wolf etc.

prasahya kanyāṁ apaharto प्रसवम कन्माॊ अऩहतो
Kidnapping of a girl or woman for sexual exploitation.

prasaktaṁ sakta bhāṣaṇaṁ प्रसततॊ सतत बाषणॊ
Indistinct and restricted voice

prasaktaṁ प्रसततॊ
Continuous

praśamana प्रशभन
palliative therapeutics;

praśamitarujā प्रशमभतरुजा
Pacification of ailments

prasaṅgaḥ प्रसङ्ग्
Repetition of statements when another occasion demands.

prasanna mukhaṁ प्रसन्न भखु ॊ
Pleasant face.

prasannā प्रसन्ना
It is the clear supernatant portion/layer after settling of the fermented liquid

prasannaṁ प्रसन्नॊ
Clear

prasara प्रसय
Spreading of the aggravated Dośas from their own seats. Third stage of Kriyakāla.

prasāraṇa प्रसायण
Extending, expanding, Stretching out

praśasta āhāra kāla प्रशस्त आहाय कार
Best time for part taking food.

praśastavarṇa प्रशस्तिणश
Pleasant color

praśātamaḥ प्रशातभ्
Putrefaction

praśātanaṁ प्रशातनॊ
Decaying

praseka mukhaṁ प्रसेक भखु ॊ
Salivation

praseka प्रसेक
Silalorrhhea, during the first impulse of poisoning, the patient suffers from excessive salivation due to vitiation of rasa.

praśoṣa प्रशोष
Wasting, Dryness

praśothaḥ प्रशोथ्
Swelling

praspandanaṁ प्रस्ऩन्दनॊ
Throbbing sensation

praspanditaharatvaṁ bāhu प्रस्ऩत्न्दतहयत्िॊ फाहु
Loss of motor function of upper limb)

prasphuraṇa प्रस्पु यण
Throbbing sensation

prasrāva nāsikā प्रस्राि नामसका
Nasal Discharge

prāsravaṇa प्रास्रिण
Small falls- Arising from mountains, this water is light, carminative and good for heart.

prasravaṇaṁ प्रस्रिणॊ
Discharge

prasrāviṇī प्रस्राविणी
Oozing, In bee sting, an eruption appears quickly which oozes blackish liquid.

prasṛti प्रसतृ त
A unit of Measurement; Two palas combinly will make one prasrtha= 96g of metric units

prastabdha प्रस्तब्ध
Stiffness of the body.

prastambha प्रस्तम्ब
Stiffness of the body

prasūna nābhi प्रसनू नामब
Swelling in umbilicus

prasuptaṁ प्रसप्ु तॊ
Numbness

prasvāpa प्रस्िाऩ
Numbness

pratapta प्रतप्त
Heating over fire till red hot

pratataṁ प्रततॊ
Continuous

pratatilonaṁ adhovāyu प्रतततरोनॊ अधोिामु
Retention of flatus

prathita svapna प्राधथतश स्िप्न
Desired dreams; Fantasies

prāthitaḥ प्राधथत्
pictured from inner desires (Dream)

pratiamarśa nasya प्रततभशश नस्म
Nasal installation which is done daily and frequently is called as pratiamarśa nasya. It’s a type of Sneha Nasya in which two drops of medicated oil/ghee is installed in nostril. This type of nasal installation is done for all age groups.

pratibālāḥ प्रततफारा्
Eye lashes. A stiff hair on the margin of the eyelid.

pratibodhanaṁ kṛcchreṇa प्रततफोधनॊ कृ च्रे ण
Difficulty in opening eye

pratīghātasāamarthya प्रतीघातसाभर्थमश
Resistance ability;

pratihata vāk प्रततहत िाक्
Restricted speech.

pratijñā प्रततऻा
the statement that has to be proved; the 1st step of inference and re- establishment of truth

pratijñāhāniḥ प्रततऻाहातन्
shift from the original stands: contradiction of one’s own statement

pratikarma प्रततकभश
Measures for Prevention of diseases

pratikṣepa darśanaṁ प्रततऺेऩ दशनश ॊ
Impairement of vision

pratiloma प्रततरोभ
inverse direction:

pratipatti hāni प्रततऩवत्त हातन
Lack of interest.

pratipatti प्रततऩवत्त
ability to take quick and proper decision as per time and need

pratipuraṇa प्रततऩयु ण
Prepacking, It is procedure in which sucking of the poisoned blood is done by filling the mouth cavity with linen before sucking.

pratisāraṇa प्रततसायण
rubbing powders on skin, While doing the bloodletting at the site of the snake bite, if the blood is not coming out by itself, then it should be expelled out by application of fine or coarse powders of dry ginger, black round pepper, turmeric, salt etc.

pratistabdha kaṇṭha प्रततस्तब्ध कण्ठ
Obstruction in throat

pratistabdha प्रततस्तब्ध
Stiffness

pratiṣṭhāpanā प्रततष्ठाऩना
giving a contrary meaning to a given proposition

pratiśyāya प्रततश्माम
Nasal discharge

pratitantrasiddhāntaḥ प्रतततन्त्रमसद्धान्त्
The particular doctrine made by some school of thought or science and not accepted by other science

prativiṣaṁ प्रततविषॊ
Agonis antidote, When the spread of poison becomes uncontrollable by mantra and tantra procedures and when the fifth phase of poison is over but the seventh phase is not over, prativișa (antitoxic substances) are to be made use of. This is the last resort in the treatment of poison and hence should be used only in extreme cases. Inanimate poison act upwards and animate poisons act downwards these opposing nature of actions of the said poisons are effectively made use of in prativișa therapy.

pratoda प्रतोद
Needling pain

pratuda प्रतदु
Birds which peck with beak on prey. Exp – parrot, maina, sparrow, pigeon etc.

pratyāhāraḥ प्रत्माहाय्
The process of withdrawing the senses from outside object, an element in the practice of Yoga

pratyakṣaṁ प्रत्मऺॊ
the cognition arising at the instant of the conjugation of the soul, mind, senses, and object

pratyanuyogaḥ प्रत्मनमु ोग्
Scriptural counter enquiry: questioning in respect of an enquiry.

pratyātmaniyataḥ प्रत्मात्भतनमत्
behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual

pratyaya प्रत्मम
cause

pratyutsāraḥ प्रत्मत्ु साय्
statements which deny a certain opinion and objects the other's views

pravāhaṇaṁ प्रिाहणॊ
Defecation with bearing and gripping pain.

pravāhikāvat purīṣapravartanaṁ प्रिार्हकाित ् ऩयु ीषप्रितनश ॊ
Defecation with burning and gripping pain

pravālābha dṛṣṭimaṇḍala प्रिाराब दृत्ष्टभण्डर
Pearl colored pupil

pravaldalnichaya prakash — प्रवालदलनिचय प्रकाश
Color of coral red.

pravara satva प्रिय सत्ि
One who are able to endure severe pain, who is not associated with fear, grief, greed, confusion.

pravāt sevanā प्रिात ् सेिना
Restoring to soft(slow moving) breeze. It increases dryness and lightness. Contraindicated in Hemant ѓtu (early winter)

praveṇī प्रिेणी
Woolen cloth.

pravepana प्रिेऩन
Tremor

pravibhāgaḥ प्रविबाग्
Division

pravikīrṇamātram प्रविकीणभश ात्रभ ्
With small spread.

pravilambitagati प्रविरत्म्फतगतत
Delayed waking.

pravitatā प्रवितता
Stretching pain in head.

pravṛddhaṁ raktaṁ प्रिद्ृ धॊ यततॊ
Profuse bleeding

pravṛtti प्रिवृ त्त
Action which initiated by Karma (the result of past action) and is the root cause of all miseries.

prāya purīṣaṁ प्राम ऩयु ीषॊ
Excessive stool

prayākula darśana प्रमाकु र दशनश
Frightened look.

prayatna प्रमत्न
Ability to initiate

prayogakārya प्रमोगकामश
Practical purposes

prayojanaṁ प्रमोजनॊ
Statements which specifies the main idea, chief purpose of a particular science or method; Objective for which the actions are initiated or for which various measured are adopted.

Precisely stated as drug or food which has capacity to prevent ageing
improves longevity
Submitted by: provide immunity against the diseases

preraṇaṁ प्रेयणॊ
impulsion: Driving out; A force that moves something along

preta ceṣṭā प्रेत चेष्टा
Ghost like activities, Unprecedented activities

pretagandha प्रेतगन्ध
Smell of dead body

pretākṛti प्रेताकृ तत
Appearance of dead body (faces hippocration).

pretarūpa प्रेतरूऩ
Appearance of dead body (faces hippocratia).

pretyaḥ प्रेत्म्
other births(other life)

prīṇana प्रीणन
Satisfying; Nutrition; soothing, appeasing; Nourishing, the primary function of Rasa Dhātu.

prīti प्रीतत
Desire; Love; Affection

priya वप्रम
Dear

priyatā वप्रमता
Loveliness; allure

pṛṣato visṛjatyaṁśru ऩषृ तो विसजृ त्मश्रॊ ु
Spotted deer.

pṛṣṭham ऩष्ृ ठभ ्
(1) Back. Dorsum. (2) Posterior part of the trunk. The posterior region of the trunk from neck to pelvis

pṛṣṭhataḥ nayana ऩष्ृ ठत् नमन
The backward bending of the head

pṛṣṭhavaṁśaḥ ऩष्ृ ठिशॊ ्
Backbone. Spine, Vertebral column. Cavity of the Spinal Column that contains the spinal cord.

pṛṣṭheṣikā ऩष्ृ ठे वषका
Backbone. Spine, Vertebral column.

pṛṣṭheṣu gajavājināṁ ऩष्ृ ठे षु गजिात्जनाॊ
Mode of administration of poison to cause harm by applying the poison on the back of elephants & horses which were used as means of transport in ancient time.

pṛthakatva ऩथृ कत्ि
Differentiation; one of the 10 parādi gunas.

pṛthakatva ऩथृ कत्ि
Separation or exclusion , a character of particularity

pṛthudalaṁ ऩथृ ुदरॊ
Separate thick lamellae- Cleavage

pṛthukā ऩथृ ुका
Flattened rice - Rice when parched and flattened. Paddy that is not husked is made wet, slightly fried and flattened to get this. It is heavy, increase strength, increases kapha and cause Visṭambha (constipation with abdominal discomfort)

pṛthulā snāyuḥ (pṛthvī vā) ऩथृ ुरा स्नाम्ु / ऩर्थृ िी
Fibrous or membranous sheet. Apo neurosis. A Flat fibrous sheet of connective tissue that

pṛthutā asthi ऩथृ ुता अत्स्थ
Widening of bone

pṛthvī ऩर्थृ िी
1. One of the five basic elements (Paṅcamahābhūtas) that make up all matter in the universe. 2. Earth. Indicative of solidity, mass, stability, compactness.

pūjya ऩज्ू म
Venerable: being entitled to honor.

pulākodakapratimaṁ raktaṁ ऩरु ाकोदकप्रततभॊ यततॊ
Blood with the color of washing of flesh.

pulālikā ऩरु ामरका
Horripilation.

pulinavanāntaropasevī ऩमु रनिनान्तयोऩसेिी
Habit of playing in river banks

punaḥ punaḥ ऩनु ् ऩनु ्
Frequently

puṇḍarīkadalopama ऩण्ु डयीकदरोऩभ
Color of white lotus

pūṅgaktam ऩङ्ू गततभ ्
Purulent

puṇyaḥ ऩण्ु म्
Those who possesses the quality of purity.

pūpa ऩऩू
Prepared with milk and sugarcane juice. Is heavy, saturating and aphrodisiac.

pūpalika ऩऩू मरक
Kind of sweet cake fried in ghee or oil. One should kind the flour mix it up with sugar candey and fry it with ghee mildly, after which it becomes solid and round.

pūraṇa ऩयू ण
Filling up, completing, something used to fill a cavity or container. The primary function of Majjā Dhātu.

purīṣa mārgeṇa raktaṁ ऩयु ीष भागेण यततॊ
Bleeding per rectum

purīṣa ऩयु ीष
Semisolid form of Āhāramala. Feces. The function of Purīṣa is to support the body in general, and, Vāyu and Agni in particular.

purīṣadharā kalā ऩयु ीषधया करा
Mucosa of colon and rectum. Mucous membrane of large intestine and rectum

purīṣaṁ

purīṣasaṁgrahaṇīya ऩयु ीषसग्रॊ हणीम
Substances used to solidify fecal matter.

purīṣavirajanīya ऩयु ीषवियजनीम
Substances used for imparting normal color to the fecal matter.

purisham prakasham artavam — पुरीषंप्रकाशं आर्तव
Menstrual blood resembles fecal matter

purishgandh — पुरीषगन्ध
Smell of fecal matter

purishgandhi [purisagandhi] — पुरीषगन्धी
Smelling of fecal matter

pūrṇaliaṁga ऩणू मश रगॊ
Fully manifested

pūrṇāsyatā mukhaṁ ऩणू ाशस्मता भखु ॊ
Mouth filled with mucus

pūrṇatā ऩणू तश ा
Feeling of fullness

pūrṇatva kaṇṭha ऩणू त्श ि कण्ठ
Feels as throat filled with mucus

pūrṇatvaṁ śiraḥ ऩणू त्श िॊ मशय्
Feels as head filled with mucus

puruṣābhidaṣṭa ऩरुु षामबदष्ट
Person bitten by a male snake.

puruṣaḥ ऩरुु ष्
1. The soul. 2. The living body; 3. Male

puruṣendriyam ऩरुु षत्े न्द्रमभ ्
Penis. The male organ of copulation and in mammals urination

puruṣo ghoradarśanaḥ ऩरुु षो घोयदशनश ्
A fearful and unpleasant looking person which emerged even before the yield of amѓta when gods and demons churned the sea.

pūrvapakṣaḥ ऩिू ऩश ऺ्
Statement which is in the form of an objection to the previous statement

pūrvapaścima vibhāgaḥ ऩिू ऩश त्श्चभ विबाग्
Anterior (ventral) & Posterior (dorsal). Before or in front of & towards the back or situated behind

pushpam— पुष्पम्
(1) menstrual release. (2) Ovum (Periodical release). Periodical discharge of blood and mucus from the uterus (2) The female reproductive or germ cell

puṣpa sahasā nakha ऩष्ु ऩ सहसा नख
Sudden appearance of flower like spots on nail

puṣpa varga ऩष्ु ऩ िगश
Group of different flowers

puṣpa ऩष्ु ऩ
Flower

puṣpam ऩष्ु ऩभ ्
Flowers

puṣpam ऩष्ु ऩभ ्
(1)Menstrual discharge. (2) Ovum (Periodic discharge). Periodic discharge of blood and mucus from the uterus

puṣpita ऩत्ु ष्ऩत
Fatal prognostic symptoms

puṭa ऩटु
A graded heating system used in preparation of bhasma of metals, minerals, marine products and medicines.

puṭapāka ऩटु ऩाक
the drug material is to be subjected for heating in closed container

pūti ऩतू त
Foul smell

pūtigandha ऩतू तगन्ध
Fetid smell

pūtimukhatā ऩतू तभखु ता
Fetid smell from the mouth

pūtipūyaprakāśam ārtava ऩतू तऩमू प्रकाशभ ् आतिश
Menstrual blood resembles pus

pūtisrāva ऩतू तस्राि
Purulent discharge

pūtitā ऩतू तता
Suppuration

pūya pūrṇatā ऩमू ऩणू तश ा
Abdomen filled with pus

pūyagandha ऩमू गन्ध
Smell of pus

pūyagandhi ऩमू गत्न्ध
Smell of pus

pūyakalpaṁ raktaṁ ऩमू कल्ऩॊ यततॊ
Blood resembles pus

pūyaṁ raktaṁ ऩमू ॊ यततॊ
Blood with pus

pūyanibhaṁ ऩमू तनबॊ
Color of Pus

pūyaprakhyam ऩमू प्रख्मभ ्
Smell of pus

pūyasrāva ऩमू स्राि
Purulent discharge

pūyavat ऩमू ित ्
Filled with pus

pūyopama ऩमू ोऩभ
Resemblance of Pus or Purulent


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