Adribhu, aka: Adribhū, Adri-bhu; 2 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Adribhū (अद्रिभू) is another name for Ākhukarṇī, a medicinal plant identified with Ipomoea reniformis, synonym of Merremia emarginata (kidney leaf morning glory) from the Convolvulaceae or “morning glory family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.67-68 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Adribhū and Ākhukarṇī, there are a total of twenty Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adribhū (अद्रिभू).—a. [adrau bhavati jāyate] mountain-born.

-bhūḥ Name of a plant (ākhukarṇī or aparājitā. Mar. uṃdirakānī, gokarṇī)

Derivable forms: adribhūḥ (अद्रिभूः).

Adribhū is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adri and bhū (भू).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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