Bhojpatra: 2 definitions

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Bhojpatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Ambiguity: Although Bhojpatra has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Bhojapatra.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Bhojpatra [भोजपत्र] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Betula alnoides Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don from the Betulaceae (Birch) family having the following synonyms: Betula affinis, Betula nitida. For the possible medicinal usage of bhojpatra, 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.

Bhojpatra [भोजपत्र] in the Sanskrit language, ibid. previous identification.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhojpatra in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) the bark of the birch tree (which was used to write on in olden times); ~[vriksha] the birch tree..—bhojpatra (भोजपत्र) is alternatively transliterated as Bhojapatra.

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