Medicinal treatment of fever, etc. ||192||
1-2Hari said: -Take eight parts of Citrakam, sixteen parts of Surana, four parts of Sunthi, two parts of Maricam, three parts of Pippalimiilam, four of Vitjanga, eight parts of Musalika, four parts of Triphala, and treacle, double the combined weight of these drugs, and prepare a confection (Modaka) in the usual way.
3This Modaka covers within the range of its therapeutic application such diseases as indigestion, Jaundice, Chlorosis, dysentery, splenic enlargement, and loss of appetite.
4-6Take Bilvam, Agnimantha, Syonaka, Pijtala, Paribhadrakam, Prasarini, Asvagandha, the two kinds of Vrihati, Kantikari, Vala, Ativala, Rasna, Svadanstra Punamava, Eranda, Parni, Guduci, and Kapikacchuka, weighing ten tglas in weight, and make a decoction therewith in the usual way.
7Take it down from the oven with is quarter part, lift, and cook the same in a Patram full of oil. (four seers), ad to it cow milk or goat milk, four times as much as the former, add to it Satavari and Saindhavam to the weight of oil.
8-9Now hear me enumerate the names of drugs, which are to be added to it in the form of pasted Kalka viz. Satapu!iipa Devadaru, Vala, Prishniparni, Vaca, Aguru, Kushtam, Mansi, Saindhavam, and Punarnava, each weighing a Palam weight. Cook the oil in the usual officinial way. This oil should be employed as errhines or potions for relieving pleurodynia Parliiva Su.lam) and cardiac colic.
10It includes within the range of its curative efficacy Scrofula, Hysteria, Vataraktam, and loss of manhood. By using this oil, even a she-mule is sure to conceive, 0 Hara, what wonder that a woman would be blessed with progeny through its use.
11It may be like wise employed with advantage in cases of lameness, arched back, and kindred nervous maladies of horses and elephants.
12Mustard oil cooked in combination with Himgu, Tumburu and Sunthi may be used as ear drops in relieving otalgia.
13-14Ashes of dry Mulakam and Sunthi. Hingula and Nagaram and Sukntam combination with oil, four times as much, should be employed in curing deafness, otalgia and germination of varmins in the ears, as well as for the purpose of arresting fetid discharges from the ears.
15-16A medicinal oil cooked with the admixture of ashes of dry Mulakam and Sunthi, Hingulam, Nagaram, Satapuspa, Vaca, Kushtham, Daru, Sigru, Rasanjanam, Sauvar-calam, Yavakshara Samudram and Saindhava salt, Granthikam, Vida, Mustam, Madhu, and Suktam, four times as much.
17-18And the expressed juice of Matulwiga and Kadali, should be employed, O Hara, for the purpose of removing diseases of the ears, such as deafness, noise in the ears, otalgia, fetid discharges from the ears.
19The effect of this oil is almost instantaneous, and O thou moon crested deity, this is the foremost of all Ksaratatlas (alkqltne oils) in respect of its efficacy, and instantly cleanses the teeth and the mouth of all impurities,
20-21Cook an oil in combination with Candana, Kumkuma, Mansi, Karpura, Jatipatrika, Jatitphalam, Kakkolaphalam, Lavafigaphalam, Aguru, Usira, Turya, Kushtam, Tagarapaduka, Gorocana, Prlyangu, Vala, Nakhi.
22-23Saralam, Saptaparna, Laksha, Amaloki, and Padmakam. This oil is highly efficacious in removing bed odour of perspiration from the body and proves curative in itches and other skin diseases. By using this oil, a man becomes a favourite with the fair sex, and is enabled to visit a hundred woman, each day. It is possessed of a great spermatopoetic virtue; by using this oil even a sterile woman is blessed with the pleasured of motherhood
24Take a Prastha measure of melted cow-butter, cook it, in the usual way, with the admixture of eight Prasthas of water, Yamani, Citrakam, Dhanyam, Tryusanam, Jirakam, Sauvarcalam, Pippalimiilam, Vidanga, and Rajikam.
25-28Thit medicinal Ghritam acts as a good appetiser and may be emloyed with advantage in Piles, Anasarca and intestinal glands. Take a Prastha measure of mustard oil and cook it in the usual officinal way in an earthen or iron vessel, over a slow rife, with the admixture of eight Prasthas of cow’s urine, Maricam, Trivrt, Kushtam, Haritalam, Manahi-sila, Devadaru, the two kinds of Haridra Kushtham, Mansi, Chandama, Visala Karabiram, milky juice of Arka plants and cow dung serum, ech weighing a Karsha, and half a ralam of Vrisham.
29-31Used as an external application, this oil cures Pama, Vicarcika, ring worms, malignant sores, and even leucoderma of mature growth or of long origin. Cook a medicinal Ghrtam in combination.
32-34With a decoction of Patola leaves, Krataka, Manjishtha, Sariva, Jisa, Rid, Sarni, Nimba leaves, and Madhukam. External applications of this Gritam alleviate pain and arrest secretions of ulcers.
35By taking a compound of Agnimantha, Vaca, Vasa, and Pippali with honey and rock-salt, for seven days, a person is enabled to sing as sweetly as a Kinnara.
36By taking, for three days in succession, a compound of Apamarga, Guduci, Kustham, Satavari, Vaca, Sanakhapushpi, Abhaya, and Vidanga taken in equal parts and pounded together with the admixture of melted cow-butter, one is enabled to learn eight hundred books by heart.
37-38Taken with water or clarified butter, Vaca enables a person to learn a thing at the first hearing. One Palam weight of Vaca taken with milk under the auspicies of a solar or lunar eclipse, tends to make its user a profoundly intelligent person.
39-41Water boiled with Bhunimba, Nimba, Triphala, Parpata, Patola, Mustakam, and Vasaka immediately destroys Visphotas (carbuncles). Sticks (Vartis) made of Ketaku fruits, Sankha, Saindhava, Tryusanam, Vaca, Phena, Rasanjanam, Vidanga and Manahi-sila pasted together with honey prove curative in cough, loss of vision and the type of eyedisease known as Patola.
42Cook two Prastha measures of a decoction of Masa pulse with a Orona Measure of water, and take it down with its quarter part left.
43-44Cook a Prastha Measure of oil with the admixtue of this decoction in the usual way, add to it an Adakam measure of Kanjikam and a compound of Punarnava, Gokshura, Saindhavam, Tryusanam, Vaca, salt, Devadaru, Manjishtha, and Kantakarika. Internally administered, or employed as errhiness, this oil cures the most acute type of earache; used as an unguent, it removes deafness and proves beneficial in hosts of other bodily distempers,
45-46Take two Main weights of rock-salt, five Palas of each of Sunthi and Citrakam, five Prasthas of Sauviram, and one Prastha of oil. Cook it in the usual officinal way. This oil proves curative in cases of splenic enlargement, leucorrhoea, and all diseases of the nervous system.
47-48A medicinal oil cooked in combination with a decoction of Audumbara, Vata, Plaksha, the two kinds Jumbu, Arjuna, Pippali, Kadamva, Palasa, Lodhram, Tinduka, Madhukam, Amram, Sarja, Vadaram, Padmakesaram, Sirisha seeds and Kataka brings on graunlation even in old or long-standing sores, and facilitates their speedy healing.