Stimulant: S- Agni-sthapaníya

Stimulant: [SAgni-sthapaníya or Dipana; H – Uksanewali]

VK P+. Antibacterial, antiparasitical (also see carminative)

Uses & Herbs: Increases agni, destroys áma, in- creases autoimmune system, drying (e.g., pepper, cloves, cinnamon, dry ginger, and ajwan). Numerous forms of stimulants exist:

arterial: Cayenne

cardiac: Camphor, cane sugar, ephedra, glucose

 

cerebro-spinal: Jaóámáò¤hí, ku¤hthá

 

circulatory: Adrenaline

eyes: Barberry extract, yellow thistle juice

a) Diffusible (e.g., antispasmodics),

b) Permanent (i.e., tonics, astringents)

local: Laxatives, emetics, purgatives, diuretics,diaphoretics, rubefacients, expectorants, sialagogues, epispastics nervine (i.e., exciting the nervous system): Musk,asafoetida, caffeine

 

respiratory :     Bhúmíámalakí,     cardamom, jaóámáò¤hí, mañjiähóhá, nirguòæí, tulsí rheumatism etc: See rubefacient

 

skin: Cedar, chakra marda, sandalwood

 

spinal: Barley, dates, figs, pomegranate, rice, cane sugar

 

ulcers/abscesses: Gotu kola, nirguòæí

 

uterine: Cinnamon, guggul, myrrh, vaå¤ha lochana

 

vascular: Cayenne, cinnamon, ginger, kaòóakárí,nutmeg, pippalí, vacha

 

stomachic: See aromatics and see below

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