Bhargi, Bhārgī: 3 definitions
Bhargi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
1) Bhārgī (भार्गी) is a Sanskrit word referring to the “blue fountain bush”, a plant species from the Lamiaceae (mint/deadnettle) family, and is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā. The official botanical name of the plant is Rotheca serrata and is commonly known in English as the “beetle killer”, among others. The word Bhārgī is derived from Bharga, meaning “effulgence, splendour”
2) Bhārgī (भार्गी):—Another name for Bhāraṅgī, a medicinal plant (Clerodendrum serratum) used in the treatment of fever (jvara), as described in the Jvaracikitsā (or “the treatment of fever”) which is part of the 7th-century Mādhavacikitsā, a Sanskrit classical work on Āyurveda. In this work, the plant is mentioned being part of the Bṛhatyādigaṇa group of medicinal drugs. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 5.149-150), which is a 13th-century medicinal thesaurus.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhārgī (भार्गी).—f. (-rgī) A shrub, (Siphonanthus Indica.) E. bharga Brahma, and aṇ aff.; sacred to that deity. “vāmanahāṭi” .
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter LXI - Symptoms and Treatment of Epilepsy (Apasmara) < [Canto IV - Bhuta-vidya-tantra (psychology and psychiatry)]
Chapter LII - Symptoms and Treatment of Cough (Kasa) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter LI - Symptoms and Treatment of Asthma (Shvasa) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Treatment for fever (140): Parpati rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Treatment for fever (115): Kasturi-bhusana rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Treatment for fever (63): Simha-nada rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 21 - Treatment of poison < [Chapter XXX - Visha (poisons)]
Part 3 - Incineration of silver < [Chapter II - Metals (2): Raupya (silver)]
Part 7 - Incineration of iron (26) < [Chapter IV - Metals (4): Lauha (iron)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 11 - Mercurial operations (9): Rehabilitation of Mercury (anubasana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
Part 18 - Mercurial operations (16): Incineration of mercury (bhasmikarana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 6 - Use of incinerated mica < [Chapter I - Uparasa (1): Abhra or Abhraka (mica)]
Part 4 - Process for creation of Dhanya-abhra (paddy mica) < [Chapter I - Uparasa (1): Abhra or Abhraka (mica)]