Asud, Asuḍ: 3 definitions


Asud 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Asuḍ (असुड्).—Substitute अस् (as) for the last letter of the word पुंस् (puṃs) before the सर्वनाम-स्थान (sarvanāma-sthāna) affixes i. e. before the first five case affixes,e.g. पुमान् पुमांसौ (pumān pumāṃsau) etc.; cf. पुंसो (puṃso)sसुङ् (suṅ) P.VII.1.89

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Asud [आसूड] in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Sohmaea laxiflora (DC.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Desmodium laxiflorum, Hedysarum bicolor. For the possible medicinal usage of asud, 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)

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

1) Asud in India is the name of a plant defined with Desmodium gangeticum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Meibomia polygonodes (Baker) Kuntze (among others).

2) Asud is also identified with Tadehagi triquetrum.

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

· Tropical Plant Science Research. New Delhi (1983)
· Prodromus Stirpium in Horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium (1796)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Cytologia (1985)
· Plantae Junghuhnianae (1852)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1798)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Asud, for example side effects, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, health benefits, diet and recipes, 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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