|Etymology/ Definition||प्रमितभोजनं तु तद् उच्यते, यदतिक्रान्तवेलं भुक्तम् । अ.हृ.नि.१/१४ अरुणदत्त|
|Reference||C.Su.25/40 Chakrapaan`i, A.H.Ni.1/14 Arun`adatta,|
|Implied Meaning||It means consumption of food in very less quantity. It is a method of choice for reducing the body constituents, for reducing weight ( Karshan`a ).|
|Elaboration||Vaagbhat`a describes it as a general causative factor for various diseases. As per Arun ` adatta consumption of Pulaaka Dhaanya ( shrivelled grains ) is also termed as Pramitaas ` hana.|
It is one causative factor for dysentery. It decreases digestive power, and aggravates Vaata .
From the treatment point of view it is advised in obese persons, which helps to reduce excessive fat deposition resulting in positive deprivation of weight.
|Antonym||Adhyas ` hana , Ajeern ` aas ` hana|
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