Bhringavallabha, Bhṛṅgavallabha, Bhringa-vallabha: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Bhṛṅgavallabha can be transliterated into English as Bhrngavallabha or Bhringavallabha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Bhringavallabha in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ) is another name (synonym) for both the Dhārākadamba and Bhūmikadamba varieties of Kadamba, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Neolamarckia cadamba (burflower-tree). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.97), which is an Ayurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Bhringavallabha [भ्र्र्ङ्गवल्लभ] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Chrysanthemum indicum L. from the Asteraceae (Sunflower) family having the following synonyms: Matricaria indica, Dendranthema indicum. For the possible medicinal usage of bhringavallabha, 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.

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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)

[«previous next»] — Bhringavallabha in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Bhringavallabha in India is the name of a plant defined with Dendranthema indicum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Chrysanthemum nankingense Handel-Mazzetti (among others).

2) Bhringavallabha is also identified with Haldina cordifolia It has the synonym Nauclea sterculiifolia A. Rich. ex DC.) (Adina Salisb., from the Greek adinos ‘clustered, plentiful, crowded’, referring to the clustered flowers. (etc.).

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

· Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux (1855)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Ueber die Tanaceteen (1844)
· Genera Plantarum (1873)
· Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica (1993)
· Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica (1978)

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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

[«previous next»] — Bhringavallabha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ).—a species of Kadamba.

Derivable forms: bhṛṅgavallabhaḥ (भृङ्गवल्लभः).

Bhṛṅgavallabha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhṛṅga and vallabha (वल्लभ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ).—m.

(-bhaḥ) A plant, (Ligusticum ajwaen.)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ):—[=bhṛṅga-vallabha] [from bhṛṅga] m. ‘favourite of bees’, Nauclea Cordifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Bhṛṅgavallabhā (भृङ्गवल्लभा):—[=bhṛṅga-vallabhā] [from bhṛṅga-vallabha > bhṛṅga] f. = bhūmijambū, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ):—[bhṛṅga-vallabha] (bhaḥ) 1. m. Ligusticum ajwaen.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhringavallabha in German

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