Amlashaka, Amlaśāka, Amla-shaka: 7 definitions


Amlashaka 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 Amlaśāka can be transliterated into English as Amlasaka or Amlashaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Amlashaka in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy from the Clusiaceae (Garcinia) family having the following synonyms: Brindonia indica. For the possible medicinal usage of amlashaka, 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.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Amlashaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Garcinia indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

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

· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1824)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Amlaśāka (अम्लशाक).—a sort of sorrel (śākāmla, śukrāmla, amla, cukrikā, cūḍa) commonly used as a pot-herb.

-kam = वृक्षाम्लम्, चुक्रम् (vṛkṣāmlam, cukram).

Derivable forms: amlaśākaḥ (अम्लशाकः).

Amlaśāka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms amla and śāka (शाक).

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

Amlaśāka (अम्लशाक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A sort of sorrel, (Rumex vesicarius,) commonly used as a potherb. E. amla, and śāka a potherb.

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

Amlaśāka (अम्लशाक):—[=amla-śāka] [from amla] a m. a sort of sorrel (commonly used as a pot-herb)

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Amlashaka in German

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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 (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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