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Glossary of Ayurvedic Terms - N

commonest meanings defined in simplest way.

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Nadi

Pulse, any tubular organ such as vein or artery.

Nasya

Herbal medication of nasal is called nasya. In the medictaion the excess bodily humors that accumulate in the sinus, throat, nose or head is eliminated by the means of the nearest possible opening, the nose.

Naimittika

A cause to achieve a specific result.

Nanatmaja

A result (disease) caused by single factor (dosa).

Neem

Margosa tree, Latin name: Azadirachta indica.

Netra

Eye.

Nidana

Causes, Nidaan refers to the etiology or cause of the disease. Its knowledge helps in treatment of disease. Its synomyns are hetu,aaytan.

Nidra

Sleep.

Nija

Innate, one's own, internal.

Niruha (Basti)

An enema not of an oily kind.

Niyama

Restrain, regulate, to fix upon, control, check.