|Literary Meaning||Pacifying Thirst|
|Implied Meaning||These drugs pacify thirst.|
These are a group of substances, when administered, pacify thirst and give relief.
|Elaboration||Thirst ( as a symptom ) is due to the vitiation of Vaayu and Agni . These two aggravated Dosha deplete Jala ( body fluids ).|
Treatment of thirst is to pacify Vaata and Agni . This is achieved by S`hrita S`heeta Jala ( boiled and cooled water )
Charaka Samhitaa has discribed group of 10 drugs as Trishn`aa Nigrahan`eeya. E. g. Naagara, Dhanvayavaasa, Mustaa etc.
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