The seeds of surakuja, wine, turmeric, mAgadha, koungu, prOddhura, siddhArtha, the fruits of nimba, baje, gunjAphaLa - these must be ground together and applied to the roots of the champaka tree. Then if milk is poured at the roots of the tree the same n
Fumigation of a tree with the mixture of the decoction of sidDHArTHa, rAmaTa, vidanga and vachA, water mixed with beef, the horn of a buffalo, the meat of a pigeon and powdered bhillAtha will destroy all insect pests affecting the tree.
घृतकुणपवचावराहविष्ठासलिलमतीव सुखाय दाडिमानाम् / क्वथितमथ कुलत्थचूर्णकं वा जलमपि वृद्धिकरं सदा शफर्याः //१५१//
Water mixed with ghee, kuNapa, vachA and the faeces of swine is good for the growth of dADima. Boiled kulattha powder and shapharI water is also good for its growth.
The process for the production of kuNapa is detailed later in the text (slokas 171 - 174). VachA may either mean a kind of aromatic root or a kind of bird. Kulattha is a kind of pulse. ShapharI is a kind of small glittering fish.
With priyangu, gunjAphala, nimba, pippalI, vachA, haridrA, tila and sarSHapa, ghee, ashvakarNa and water must be churned and this mixture must be given to champaka and nAgataru in order to make them grow well.
If mud (or flesh), chaff and the faeces of chicken, moistened with water is given at the roots of a gOstanI tree, it will grow well and bear flowers and fruits. If the same treatment is done to the trunk of a jackfruit tree, along with vachA-water, then i