Ambashthaki, Ambaṣṭhakī: 8 definitions


Ambashthaki means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.

The Sanskrit term Ambaṣṭhakī can be transliterated into English as Ambasthaki or Ambashthaki, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Ambashthaki in Biology glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Ambasthaki in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Hibiscus sabdariffa L. from the Malvaceae (Mallow) family having the following synonyms: Hibiscus digitatus, Sabdariffa digitata, Hibiscus palmatilobus. For the possible medicinal usage of ambasthaki, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Ambasthaki in India is the name of a plant defined with Hibiscus sabdariffa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hibiscus gossypiifolius Mill. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Taxon (2001)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1991)
· Acta Botanica Austro Sinica (1989)
· Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Botany Series (1999)
· The Sherbro of Sierra Leone. (1938)

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ambashthaki in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ambaṣṭhakī (अम्बष्ठकी).—= अम्बष्ठा (ambaṣṭhā) (pāṭhā) see above.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ambaṣṭhakī (अम्बष्ठकी).—f. (-kī) A creeper, (Cissampelos hexandra.) Also ambaṣṭhā and ambaṣṭhikā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ambaṣṭhakī (अम्बष्ठकी):—[from amba-ṣṭha] f. Clypea Hernandifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ambaṣṭhakī (अम्बष्ठकी):—[amba-ṣṭhakī] (kī) 3. f. A creeper, (Cissampelos hexandra.)

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Ambashthaki in German

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