Skip to content


Etymology/ Definitionयत् पुरीषं संग्रहयति तत् पुरीषसंग्रहणीयम् ।
Literary MeaningStopping fecal matter from going out / arresting the outward and excessive passage of stool
Implied MeaningThese are the drugs, which stop the passing of fecal matter.
ElaborationThese 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

Last updated on June 16th, 2021 at 08:44 am

Ayurveda fraternity is requested to communicate feedbacks/inputs on content related to Ayurveda to the Ministry ( for necessary amendments.

Font Resize