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Bastagandhā, aka: Basta-gandha; 1 Definition(s)

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Bastagandhā (शकुलादनी) is a Sanskrit word referring to Ocimum gratissimum (clove basil), from the Lamiaceae family. It is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhitā and the Carakasaṃhitā. Āyurveda is the Hindu science of health originating from India. Other commonly known English names for this plant include African basil and wild basil.

According to the Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 6.176), clove basil (bastagandhā) has the following synonyms: Ajagandhā, Avigandhikā, Ugragandhā, Brahmagarbha, Brāhmī, Pūtimayūrikā, Surapuṣpa, Doṣākleśī, Jambīra, Jambhīra, Bilvaparṇī, Barbarīka, Arjaka, Ekapattrikā, Kabarī and Kavāra.

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