Groups of dravyas in Ashtanga Hrdayam

Ashtanga Hridayam describes 33 groups (ganas) of medicinal substances (dravyas).
1. Madanādi gaṇa – for vamana (21)
2. Nikumbhādi gaṇa – for virecana (13)
3. Madanakuṭajādi – for nirūhāha vasti (23)
4. Vellāpamārgādi – for nasya (15)
5. Bhadradārvādi – vāta hara (15)
6. Durvādi – pitta hara (13)
7. Āragvadhādi – kapha hara (7 groups)
8. Jīvanīya (10)
9. Vidāryādi (20)
10. Śāribādi (also known as śāribośīrādi) (8)
11. Patmaka-puṇdrādi (also known as patmakādi) (7)
12. Parūṣakādi (10)
13. Phalinyamāmsyādi (7)
14. Paṭolādi (6)
15. Guḍūcyādi (5)
16. Āragvadhādi (20)
17. Asanādi (23)
18. Varaṇādi (16)
19. Ūṣakādi (7)
20. Vīratarādi (20)
21. Lodhrādi (13)
22. Arkālarkādi (14)
23. Surasādi (18)
24. Muṣkakasnūhyādi (9)
25. Vatsakamūrvādi (23)
26. Vacādi (6)
27. Haridrādi (5)
28. Priyangvādi (10)
29. Ambaṣṭādi (11)
30. Musta vacādi (8)
31. Nyagrodādi (20)
32. Elādi (27)
33. Śyāmādi (18)

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