A case of Sarkarárvuda should be treated like that of an Arvuda (tumour) of the fat-origined type. Cases of Kachchhu, Vicharchiká and Pámá should be treated in the manner of a Kushtha. A medicinal plaster composed of Siktha (wax), Satáhvá and white mustard seeds, or of Vacha, Dáru-haridrá and mustard seeds, pasted together, should be applied (to the seat of the disease). As an alternative, Naktamala (Karanja) oil, or Sara-taila * boiled with (the drugs cf) the Katuka (Pippalyádi) group should be applied for anointing purposes, 10-11.
In a case of Páda-dári, the prescribed vein should be opened, and the affected part should be treated with fomentations and unguents, † The affected part should be plastered with (an ointment composd of) wax, lard, marrow, powder of Sarja resin), ‡ clarified butter, Yava-Kshára and Gairika. 12.
* By "Sára-taila" is meant the oil pressed from the Sára (essential parts) of S'ims'apá, Agiuu, Sarala, Deva-dáru and such other trees. Some, however, read "Sanla-taila" in place of "Sára-taila." - Dallana.
†According to Dallana and S'ivadása, fomentations and unguents should be first applied, and the vein should be next opened.
‡ Chakradatta also prescribes a similar remedy, but there he does not read "Sarja" and " Gairika," - Ed.
In a case of Alasa,the legs should be sprinkled with Aranála (a kind of Kánjika); and a plaster composed of sesamum, Nimba leaves, sulphate of iron (Kásisa), Haritála and Saindhava, or of Haritaki pasted with the decoction of Láksha (Láksha-rasa) * should be applied to the affected parts. Blood-letting should also be resorted to. As an alternative, mustard oil boiled with the expressed juice of Kantakári should be applied to them or the affected localities should be rubbed or chafed (Prati-sarana) with a pulverised compound of sulphate of iron (Kasisa), Gorochana and Manah-s'ilá. In a case of Kadara, the seat of the disease should be scraped off (with the aid of a knife) and cauterised with (the application of) heated oil † 13-14.
In a case of Indra-lupta (baldness or Alopecia), the bald part or seat should be anointed and fomented, and then bleeding (by venesection) should be resorted to, after which a plaster composed of Manah-s'ilá, Kásisá, Tuttha and Marietta, or of Kutannatá and Deva-dáru pasted together, should be applied to it. As an alternative, it should be deeply scraped and constantly kept covered with a paste of Gunjá-seeds. As an alternative, Rasáyana medicines should be administered for its cure. An oil cooked with Málati, Karavira, Chitraka and Naktamala is highly efficacious in curing a case of Alopecia, if used as an unguent. 15.
Treatment of Arumshiká: Blood-letting * from the affected part should be first resorted to in a case of Arutnshiká; and it should then be affused with the decoction of Nimba Medicinal plasters prepared with the Risa (liquid) pressed from horse-dung, mixed with Saindhava, should be applied to it. As an alternative, it should be plastered with the paste compound (Kalka) of Haritála, Haridrá. Nimba and Patola, or with that of Yasthi-madhu, Nilotpala, Eranda, and Márkava. 16.
* Chakrapáni reads ' in place of
Sivadása explainsas - Ed.
† Chakradatta prescribes cauterisation with fire as well, in such a case. - Ed.