purushartha refers to the four aims of life according to Buddhist Ayurveda: Dharma – life purpose, duty, seeing Truth Artha – resources of money, food, clothing, shelter, medicine, time, and energy KamaRead More…
netra tarpana: treatment for insomnia, submersion of the eyes in oil or ghee. Also see netra basti.
yukti: the principle that treatment is a coalition of many parts, an effect produced from many essential causes.
vyadha vastha kala: the disease time.
vishvabheshaja vati: common medication pill in India made of dry and fresh ginger root.
visarga: period from the summer solstice to the winter solstice, when the sun releases energy to the earth.
virya: the heating and cooling properties of a food or herb.
vipaka: the post-digestive effect of a food or herb. The energetic action of vipaka is in the large intestine.
vajikarana: virilizing medication. Could refer to an aphrodisiac.
utklishta: increased in their own locations, used to describe the doshas.