|Etymology/ Definition||जिह्वानिर्लेखनं रौप्यं सौवर्णं वार्क्षमेव च ।
तन्मलापहरं शस्त्रं मृदु श्लक्ष्णं दशाङ्गुलम् ॥
मुखवैरस्यदौर्गन्ध्यशोफजाड्यहरं सुखम् । सु. चि. २४/१३
|Literary Meaning||Tongue cleaning|
|Implied Meaning||The process or drug which cleans the tongue is known as Jihvaa Vis`hodhana .|
|Elaboration||Tongue is cleaned by tongue cleaner, prepared from silver, gold or wood. It cleans the surface of the tongue and removes the coatings, making clear sensation of the taste. It should be 10 Angula in length.|
It is mainly indicated in Aruchee, Jihvaa S`hotha, Jihvaa Jaad`ya, Mukha Vairasya, Mukha Daurgandhya etc.
Last updated on June 14th, 2021 at 07:19 am