|Etymology/ Definition||निर्वापणं दाहप्रशमनम् । च.सू.१३/१४ चक्रपाणि निर्वापणं नाम पित्तरक्तव्रणस्य पच्यमानस्य ज्वलत इव औषधादिभिर्वेदनोपशमः । सु.चि.१/४९ डल्हण|
|Reference||C.Su.13/14 Chakrapaan`i, S.Chi.1/49 D`alhan`a|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – Cooling, refrigerant, act of cooling or refreshing|
|Implied Meaning||It is an action of a substance, which allays burning sensation.|
One of the sixty Upakrama ( treatment modalities ) of ulcer.
|Elaboration||Substances like Ghee have this action, which is described by Charakaachaarya . Ghee being unctuous, and cold it pacifies heat in the body.|
Nirvaapan`a is pacification of burning pain, observed in ripening wounds caused by Pitta and Rakta . Cooling measure is employed in the cases when there is heat, suppuration and fever due to aggravation of Pitta and Rakta . For this thin paste of substances having cold potency like Doorvaa etc. are pounded with milk and plenty of Ghee to make paste. Then it is applied over the ulcer.
|Synonyms||Daahas ` hamana|
|Contemporary Colloquial||Cooling effect|
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