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Dadhika Ghrita

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Dadhika Ghrita is an Ayurvedic medicine, in the form medicated ghee, used as a preparatory procedure Sneha karma medicine for the Panchakarma treatments. Dadihika or Dadhi is the Sanskrit word of curd. It calms Vata and Pitta

It is prepared according to the reference of Ashtangahrudayam chikitsasthana

Medicinal plants and other ingredients used in the preparation of Dadhika Ghrita

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Dashamoola – group of ten roots
Bala -Indian country mallow- Sida cordifolia
Shweta and Rakta Punarnava- Spreading hogweed
Paushkara – Inula racemoses
Eranda – Castor oil plant
Rasna – Pluchea
Ashwagandha – Wintercherry
Bharngi- Eliptica Alba
Amruta – Giloy – heartleaf moonseed
Shati – Spiked Gingerlily
Kumbha – Operculina turpethum
Murva – Marsdenia tenacissima
Ibhapippali – Scindapsus officinalis
Vella – False blackpepper – Embelia ribes
Dadima – Pomegranate
Swadamshtra – Tribulus terrestris
Himsra – Capparis spinosa
Ashmabhedaka – moutain knotgrass – Aerva lanata
Mishi – Indian dill –  Anethum graveolens
Surasa – Tulsi – Holy basil
Sariva – India sarsaparilla – Hemidesmus indicus
Niliniphala –  Indigo plant – Indigofera tinctoria
Trikatu- Pepper, long pepper and ginger
Tri lavana – Three types of salt – Saindhava, Sauvarchala, Vida lavana
Kulattha – Horsegram
Masha – Black gram
Dadima swarasa – Pomegranate juice
Aamraata swarasa – pondias pinnata
Matulunga swarasa- Lemon juice
Bharngi – Clerodendron serratum
Tumburu – Winged prickly ash – Zanthoxylum alatum
Shadgrantha – Sweet flag – Acorus calamus
Granthi –long pepper –  Piper longum
Dhanyaka – Cilantro leaf –  Coriander
Agni – Plumbago zeylanica
Yavaanaka – Wild Celery – Ajmoda-Trachyspermum roxburghianum
Yavani – Trachyspermum ammi
Amlavetasa – Creeping cucumber – Solena amplexicaulis
Ajaji – Cuminum cyminum
Hingu – Devils dung – Asa foetida
Hapusha – Juniperus communis
Karavi – Carum roxburghianum
Vrishaka – Malabar nut – Adhatoda vasica
Ooshaka – Grewia asiatica
Nikumbha – Red physic nut – Baliospermum montanum
Yavakshara – barley -Horedum vulgare
Svarjikakshara
Tushambu
Dhanyamla – Sour gruel – Kanji
Dadhi – Butter milk
Ghrita – Ghee
Gandhapalasha
Trapusha – Cucumber small – Cucumis sativus
Ervaru beeja – Muskmelon – Cucumis melo

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