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Etymology/ Definitionयवागू विरलद्रवा । सु. सू. ४६/३४४ डल्हण
ReferenceS.Su.46/344 -345 D`alhan`a
Literary MeaningM / W – rice – gruel, weak decoction of other kinds of grain
Implied MeaningIt is a dietary preparation having semisolid consistency and is prepared from rice grains.
ElaborationDeepaneeya ( enhancing digestive power ) Yavaagoo is useful for replenishing Agni in post Panchakarma therapy and such 28 Yavaagoo are described in classical text. ( C. Su. 2 / 18 Chakrapaan`i ).
There are different methods of preparations described in various classical texts with a few changes in proportion of ingredients. As per S`haarangadhara the preparation of Yavaagoo is as follow:
It is prepared from grains like rice, sesame ( Tila ), green gram ( Mudga ), black gram ( Maasha ) in which, one part of the grains is mixed with six parts of water and is cooked till a thick preparation is made ( Sh. S. M. 2 / 166 ).
Yavaagoo is Graahi ( has arresting property ), Balya ( supports body constituents ), Vaatanaas hini ( pacifies Vaata ), Tarpan`ee ( satiating, refreshing ) ( S. S. M. 2 / 166 ).
Yavaagoo is contraindicated in Madaatyaya ( alcoholism ), Madyanitya ( alcoholics ), and in Oordhvaga Raktapitta ( bleeding disorders ).
Also it is a dietary regime described as management principle for Jvara ( C. Chi. 3 ).

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