|Etymology/ Definition||सहायत्वेन उपगच्छन्ति इति उपगानि । च. सू. ४/८ चक्रपाणि|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – ‘ Aasthaapan’a’ means causing to stay or remain ; a strengthening remedy ; an enema of oil , ghee ‘ Upaga’ menas conducive to|
|Implied Meaning||Drugs, which act as supportive and at the same time, enhance the effect of Aasthaapana Basti . These are secondary and supportive drugs to the main drugs, which are use in Aasthaapana Basti .|
|Elaboration||Aasthaapana is one of the types of Basti . It is also call as Nirooha Basti . This Basti is call as Aasthaapana Basti as it stabilises the age ( retards aging ) and Dosha ( pacifies Dosha ).|
In Aasthaapana Basti, the drugs used are Saindhava , oil, milk, honey and ghee.
The drugs, which support and enhance the action of Aasthaapana Basti are called as Aasthaapanopaga Dravya . E. g. Trivrit ( Operculina turpethum ), Bilva ( Aegle marmelos ) etc.
Last updated on June 9th, 2021 at 07:15 am