|Etymology/ Definition||यत् पुरीषं संग्रहयति तत् पुरीषसंग्रहणीयम् ।|
|Literary Meaning||Stopping fecal matter from going out / arresting the outward and excessive passage of stool|
|Implied Meaning||These are the drugs, which stop the passing of fecal matter.|
|Elaboration||These drugs are dominant of Agni Mahaabhoota . Therefore, they increase the appetite and digest the food. Due to their hot attribute, they absorb water from faesces. Such medicines are useful in Niraama Atisaara .|
In Charaka Samhitaa , group of ten drugs explained as Graahee or Pureesha Sangrahan`eeya . These are as follows:
Priyangu ( Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl .), Mocharasa ( Salmalia Padmakes`hara ( Nelumbium speciosum Willd .) etc.
|Antonym||( Pureesha ) Virechana / Anulomana / Sramsana / Bhedana|
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