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Etymology/ Definitionबिडालक नेत्रबहिर्लेपः। च.चि.२६/२३१ चक्रपाणि
ReferenceC.Chi.26/231 Chakrapaan`i
Literary MeaningM / W – application of ointment to the eye
Implied MeaningIt is an external application of medicated ointment around the eyes avoiding the eyelashes.
ElaborationIt is mainly indicated in ophthalmic diseases like lacrimation, discharge from eyes, infection of eyes and oedema of eyelids.
Charaka has described various formulations as per the dominance of Dosha in diseases.Dominance of Dosha in DiseasesIndicated substances for preparationVaataZinger + black salt + supernatant part of ghee (Ghritaman`d`a)PittaPadmakaast`ha (Prunus cerasoidis)Yast`heemadhu + Jat`aamaamseeKaphaBlack salt + red chalk

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