Ambudhisrava, Ambudhisravā, Ambudhi-srava: 5 definitions
Ambudhisrava 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Ambudhisravā (अम्बुधिस्रवा) is another name for Gṛhakanyā, a medicinal plant commonly identified with Aloe vera var. chinensis Baker from the Asphodelaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.47-49 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Ambudhisravā and Gṛhakanyā, there are a total of twenty-one Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Ambudhisrava in India is the name of a plant defined with Aloe vera in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aloe chinensis Steud. ex Baker (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (1804)
· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1805)
· Encycl. (Lamarck) (1783)
· Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany (1880)
· Flora Indica (1768)
· Histoire Naturelle des Îles Canaries (1848)
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Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ambudhisravā (अम्बुधिस्रवा):—[=ambu-dhi-sravā] [from ambu-dhi > ambu] f. the plant Aloes Perfoliata.
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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