|Etymology/ Definition||लेपयेद् – उपनाहयेद् । सु. उ. २६/६ डल्हण|
|Literary Meaning||Smearing M / W – the act of besmearing|
|Implied Meaning||Anointing the skin or affected part with medicated paste.|
This also is a clinical condition where vitiatiated Kapha smear to mouth, heart, anus, body channels etc.
|Elaboration||Upalepana is a smearing of drugs in form of paste. This word is used for Mukhaalepa or Upanaaha ( Poultice ) also. Sometimes it is used as synonym of Pradeha .|
Last updated on June 18th, 2021 at 06:08 am