Arimarda, Ari-marda: 7 definitions

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Arimarda 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Arimarda (अरिमर्द) is another name for Kāsamarda, a medicinal plant identified with Senna occidentalis (formerly known as Cassia occidentalis Linn.) or “septicweed” from the Fabaceae or “legume” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.171-172 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Arimarda and Kāsamarda, there are a total of eight Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Arimarda in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Senna occidentalis (L.)Link from the Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar) family having the following synonyms: Cassia occidentalis. For the possible medicinal usage of arimarda, 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)

Arimarda in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna occidentalis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cassia planisiliqua L. (among others).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1997)
· FBI (1878)
· Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands (1924)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1991)
· Taxon (1997)
· Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands, Occasional Papers (2001)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Arimarda, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, side effects, health benefits, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arimarda (अरिमर्द).—'curshing enemies, Name of a plant (kāmamarda; Mar. kāsaviṃdā).

Derivable forms: arimardaḥ (अरिमर्दः).

Arimarda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ari and marda (मर्द).

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

Arimarda (अरिमर्द):—[=a-ri-marda] [from a-ri] m. the plant Cassia Sophora.

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Arimarda 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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