Cathartic: S- Bhedana

Cathartic: [S– Bhedana; H– Kara Julab]—see purgatives Laxatives—(figs, prunes, olive oil) Simple purgatives—(that stimulate the glands senna, castor oil, aloe vera)   Drastics irritate the intestinal mucus membrane Hydrogogues cause fluid motions – epsom salts  

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Hemostatic: S- Shonitasthapana

Hemostatic: [S- Shonitasthapana; H- Khun Band Karnewali] astringent, alterative PK- V+    Uses: Stops bleeding, purifies blood (styptics).   Herbs: Cold herbs: Dúrba, goldenseal, mañjißhþhá,red raspberry, turmeric   Hot herbs: Cinnamon, ginger; used with nutritives and tonics   Irritant: Causes irritation or inflammation   Herbs: Arka, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, myrrh

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Purgative: S- Virechaníya

Purgative: [S- Virechaníya; H– Kara Julab] produce, hasten or increase intestinal evacuation from the bowels   Herbs: Aloe, apápámarga, balá, bh^i´garáj, bilwa, chitrak, epsom salts, í¤habgol, kaòóakárí, kaóuká, licorice, punarnavá, rhubarb, safflower, senna

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Antispasmodic: S- Vikashí

Antispasmodic: [S- Vikashí; H- Badan Ki AinthanWa Maror Ko Dur Wa Kam Karnewali]   Uses: Relieves or prevents spasms of the volun- tary and involuntary muscles (also see nervines) by strengthening nerves and the nervous system; cramps, tremors, convulsions, práòa, bronchodilators, menstrual cramps, nerve pain,headaches, open mind and senses, high…

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Diaphoretic: S- Svedana Karma

Diaphoretic: [S- Svedana Karma or Svedaníya; H-Pasina Lanewali]   Uses: For promoting perspiration, circulation; dis- pels fever and chills; for eliminating surface toxins; relieving muscle tension, aching joints, and inflammatory skin conditions; bringing water down through urine; cold and drying in nature; relieving diarrhea, dysentery (dispels damp heat), kidneys, liver,…

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