Dose of Manaka in Medicine
Medicinally Manaka is said to be useful in anasarca, in which disease it is used in the following manner. Take the powdered meal of Alocasia Indica 8 tolas, powdered rice 16 tolas, water and milk, 48 tolas each; boil them together till the water is evaporated. This preparation called ‘Manamanda’ is given as diet. No other article is allowed in addition to it except milk. A ghrita is also ordered to be made with a decoction and paste of Manaka but it is not in vogue.
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Classification of Medicine
Properties of Material Objects and its Effect on Human Body
Traditional Indian Medicines