|Literary Meaning||M / W – Earthen, Earthy, Earthly, being in or relating to or coming from the earth, Terrestrial|
|Implied Meaning||In this group, all minerals and metals are considered.|
|Elaboration||Paarthiva material possesses the qualities like Guru ( heavy to digest ), Manda ( slow acting ), Kat`hina ( hard ), S`hlakshn`a ( firm yet smooth ), Sthira ( steady ), Sthoola ( Thick ). These materials have dominance of qualities of Prithvi Mahaabhoota . E. g. Suvarn`a ( Gold ), S`hilaajatu ( black bitumen ) etc.|
Due to non – decaying property of these materials most of drugs which belong to category are useful for Rasaayana Chikitsaa .
|Antonym||Jaleeya, Aagneya, Vaayaveeya, Aakaas`heeya|
Last updated on March 17th, 2021 at 05:09 am