|Etymology/ Definition||पुराणम् दशवर्षस्थितम्। सु.सू.४५/१०८ डल्हण|
|Reference||S.Su.45/108 D`alhan`a, A.H.Su 5/40|
|Literary Meaning||Old Ghee|
|Implied Meaning||The Ghrita kept aside in airtight vessel over a period of one to ten years is considered Puraan`a Ghrita ( S. Su. 45 / 108 D`alhan`a ).|
|Elaboration||The Puraan`a Ghrita has typical strong odour. Ghrita beyond ten years has appearance like Laakshaarasa ( Laccifeia fera Lacca ). It is advocated in various diseases viz. S`hvaasa ( Breathlessness ), Jvara ( fever ), Kaasa ( cough ), Apasmaara ( epilepsy ).|
Hundred years old Ghrita is called Mahaaghrita. It is advocated in diseases arising from spiritual cause e. g. Bhootabaadhaa ( phenomenon of possession ).
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