From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By M. A. Alwar
Sometimes transliterated as: Irimedah, IrimedaH, Irimedah
Irimedaḥ is a masculine form.
It is derived from "iriṇo hastino meda iva medo yasya" which means 'That whose fat is like the fat of an elephant'.
- Vachellia Farnesiana
Characteristics As per Bhāvaprakāśa
- Astringent in taste
- Hot in potency
- Cures diseases of oral cavity, teeth and blood.
- Diminishes itching and poisonous effects caused by worms
- Cures Capha
- Prevents skin diseases
- Cures inflamed ulcers
- As per Śabdaratnāvalī and Rājanirghaṇṭa
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu