|Etymology/ Definition||अञ्जन शब्दो अभ्यञ्जने अपि वर्तत तदर्थमक्ष्यञ्जनमित्युक्तम् । च.सू.५/१४ चक्रपाणि|
|Implied Meaning||It is an ophthalmic administration of drug in eye salves.|
|Elaboration||Application of collyrium is suitable for the following people:|
Those whose bodies are purified ( by emesis, purgation etc )
Those in whom Dosha are localised in eyes only
Those in whom signs like slight oedema, sever itching, thick excretion through eyes, are present
Those who are suffering from Pitta , Kapha , Rakta and especially by Vaata.
Anjana is of three types: Lekhana ( scraping ), Ropan`a ( healing ), and Prasaadana ( improving vision ).
Lekhana type is prepared from the drugs of astringent, sour, salty, and pungent tastes and hot potency. Ropan`a Anjana is prepared from drugs of bitter taste. Prasaadana type is prepared from drugs of sweet taste and cold potency.
Last updated on June 9th, 2021 at 09:37 am