|Keyword||Kshudra Dhaanya Varga|
|Literary Meaning||M / W -. an inferior kind of grain, shrivelled grain|
|Implied Meaning||Kshudra Dhaanya comprises group of creals having substandard qualities hence they can not nourish Dhaatu.|
|Elaboration||This group is explained by Sus`hruta . It comprises of Koradoosha, S`hyaamaaka, Neevaara, S`haantanu, Varaka, Uddaalaka, Priyangu, Madhoolikaa, Nandeemukhee, Kuruvinda, Gavedhuka, Baruka, etc.|
General qualities of Kshudra Dhaanya:
It is hot, astringent and sweet in taste. It is dry. It is Kat`u in Vipaaka . It pacifies Kapha . It causes constipation.
Last updated on March 16th, 2021 at 05:05 am