sura / wines in ayurveda


 sura / wines in ayurveda

Vibhitika sura

Surã prepared vibhitika is not very intoxicating, is easily digestable, good for health; not so harmful, (as other wines) in wounds, anaemia, and leprosy and other skin diseases.

Surã prepared From yava (bailey) causes constipation, is not easily digestable, non-unctous and aggravates all the three dos.

Arista—(fermentcd decoctions) :—

Arista ( fermented decoctions ) when used as intoxicating drink possesses properties of the materials from which it is prepared, and is more intoxicating of all alcoholic beverages; it cures disease of the duodenum, anaemia, leprosy and other skin diseases, haemorrhoids, dropsy, consumption, enlargement of the abdomen, fever, abdominal tumors, worms (intestinal parasites) and disorders of the spleen; is astringent, pungent and aggravates vãta.

Mridvika—( wine prepared from grapes) :—

Mãrdvika (wine prepare from grapes) is good to the heart (or mind), not very hot in potentcy, sweet, sara (laxative), causes slight increase of pitta and anila (vata), cures anaemia, diabetes, heamorrhoids and worms (intestinal parasites).

Kharjura—(wine prepared from dates) :—

Khãrjüra—(wine prepared from dates)—s inferior in procrties (than oF grapes), aggravates väta, and hard for digestion.

wine prepared  using sugar

it is sweet smelling, sweet in taste, good for the heart (or mind), not very intoxicating and easily digestable.

Sidhu—(wine of sugarcane juice) :—

Sidhu (prepared from fermenting sugarcane juice) aggravates väta and pitta, decreases lubrication and diseases of elevates (kapha), obesity, dropsy, enlargement of the abdomen and haemorrhoids; that prepared by cooking sugarcane juice is best.

Sukta—(wine prepared from tubers) :—

sukta (wine prepared from roots and tubers) increases the moisture of blood, pitta and kapha, expels väta in downward directions, very hot in potency, is penetrating, causes dryness, sour, good to the heart, (or mind), increases taste (appetite),
is sara (laxative), enhances hunger, is cold to touch, cures anaemia, diseases of the eye and worms.

Sikta prepared by using jaggery, sugarcane, honey and grapes are easily digestible in their successive order.




Kumkum / safron - Crocus sativus

 Medicinal Plant- Crocus sativus ( KUMKUM)

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