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Etymology/ Definitionयत् पुरीषं जनयति तत् पुरीषजननम् । शकृत्करोति इति शकृत्करः । अ. हृ. सू. ६/१८ हेमाद्रिः
Literary MeaningIncreasing amount of fecal matter
Implied MeaningThese are the dietary factors, which increase the amount of feces.
ElaborationPureesha means faesces. To increase amount of faesces means Pureeshajanana . Dietary ingridients like Maasha ( Black gram ), Raajamaasha Mesha Antaraadhi Aja Antaraadhi, Kulmaasha etc. increases amount of faesces.
In the disease like Atisaara , when there is depletion of fecal matter ; it becomes necessary to increase its amount. According to Ayurveda , depletion is more painful than increase in the wate materials. In such cases dietary ingridients which increases amount of faesces should be consumed.

Last updated on June 16th, 2021 at 08:40 am

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