|Etymology/ Definition||पुरीषस्य विरञ्जनं दोषसंबन्धनिरामं करोतीति पुरीषविरञ्जनीयः । च.सू.४।८ चक्रपाणि|
|Implied Meaning||Substances, which remove colour abnormalities of faeces and restore faecal pigments, are termed as Pureeshavirajaneeya.|
|Elaboration||After digestion solid faeces are called as Pureesha . Due to decreased digestive power in obstructive jaundice and पाण्डु ( Anaemia ) assimilation of solid faeces is not properly carried out.|
Due to obstruction of channels natural colour of faeces changes. These Pureeshavirajaneeya substances help to restore the natural colour of faces. Charaka describes Pureeshavirajaneeya Das`hemaani ( ten substances useful for corrective of faecal pigments ) viz. turmeric, Chitraka ( Plumbago zylenica ) etc.
Similarly Mootravirajaneeya substances can be explained – These substances correct abnormalities in urine and restore normal colour of urine e. g. Priyangu ( Callicarpa microphylla ), Dhaatakee ( Woodfordia fruiticosa )
Last updated on June 16th, 2021 at 08:48 am