Bhaskareshta, Bhāskareṣṭā, Bhaskara-ishta: 4 definitions

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Bhaskareshta 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 Bhāskareṣṭā can be transliterated into English as Bhaskaresta or Bhaskareshta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Bhāskareṣṭā (भास्करेष्टा) is another name for Ādityabhaktā, a medicinal plant, possibly identified with Helianthus annuus Linn. or “common sunflower” from the Asteraceae or “daisy” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.179-181 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 Bhāskareṣṭā and Ādityabhaktā, there are a total of eighteen 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)

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

Bhaskareshta in India is the name of a plant defined with Cleome viscosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Sinapistrum viscosum Moench (among others).

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

· Flora Brasiliensis (1865)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
· Phytotherapy Research (1991)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1868)
· Suppl. Meth. (Moench) (1802)

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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

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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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