Alavu, aka: Alāvu; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Alavu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Alavu in Ayurveda glossaries]

Alāvu ( Lagenaria vulgaris).

(Source): Eä - Journal: The Knowledge of Anatomy and Health in Āyurveda and Modern Medicine
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

[Alavu in Hinduism glossaries]

Alāvu is a Sanskrit term used in Ayurveda meaning "gourd".

(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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