|Etymology/ Definition||ये स्तन्यं जनयति ते स्तन्यजननाः ।|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – producing ( good ) milk|
|Implied Meaning||The drug or diet, which increase amount of breast milk, is|
|Elaboration||Decrease in the amount of breast milk is called as Stanya Kshaya . To increases amount of breast milk is call as Stanyajanana . Charaka has given 10 drugs which increases amount of breast milk. E. g. Veeran`a ( Andropogon muricatus Retz .), S`haalee Shasht`ika etc.|
S`heeta, Snigdha, Guru, Manda, S`hlakshn`a are the attributes of Stanyajanana Dravya . Madya ( except Seedhu ), Graamya Maamsa, Aanoopa S`haaka, Aanoopa Dhaanya, Aanoopa Maamsa , Cow’s milk etc. are useful for increasing amount of breast milk.
Last updated on June 17th, 2021 at 08:53 am