Bhinnavisha, Bhinnaviṣa, Bhinna-visha: 1 definition


Bhinnavisha 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.

The Sanskrit term Bhinnaviṣa can be transliterated into English as Bhinnavisa or Bhinnavisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ancient Science of Life: Snake bite treatment in Prayoga samuccayam

Bhinnaviṣa (भिन्नविष) refers to “fragmented poison”, and is dealt with in the 20th century Prayogasamuccaya (one of the most popular and widely practised book in toxicology in Malayalam).—Chapter nine explains about the symptoms and treatment of most of the poisons of cat, mongoose, monkey, horse, millipede, fox, lizard, garden lizard, frog, chameleon, poisonous leech, poisonous fish, wasp and even human poisoning due to nails and teeth. [...] Symptoms of poisoned pet animals, treatment of bhinnaviṣa (fragmented poison) and dietary restrictions for poison victims of all kinds are also detailed. The specific quantity of each formulations that should be administered for a poison victim is quoted along with various surgical procedures.

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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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