Bhumyamalaki, Bhūmyāmalakī, Bhumi-amalaki: 10 definitions

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Cikitsa (natural therapy and treatment for medical conditions)

Source: Wisdom Library: Ayurveda: Cikitsa

Bhūmyāmalakī (भूम्यामलकी):—Another name for Tāmalakī (Phyllanthus amarus), a species of medicinal plant and 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.

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Bhūmyāmalakī (भूम्यामलकी) is the Sanskrit name for a medicinal plant identified with Phyllanthus urinaria Linn. (synonym Phyllanthus niruri Hook f.) or “chamber bitter” from the Phyllanthaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.91-93 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. Bhūmyāmalakī is commonly known in Hindi as Bhui-āṅvalā (bhuī-āvaṃlā); in Bengali as Bhui-āmla; in Marathi as Biui-vali; in Gujarati as Bhoiua-anmali; in Kannada as Nela-nelli; in Telugu as Lelavusi-vikacheṭṭu.

Bhūmyāmalakī is mentioned as having nineteen synonyms: Bhūmyāmalī, Tamālī, Tālī, Tamālikā, Uccaṭā, Dṛḍhapādī, Vitunnā, Vitunnikā, Bhūdhātrī, Cāruṭā, Vṛṣyā, Viṣaghnī, Bahupatrikā, Bahuvīryā, Ahibhayadā, Viśvaparṇī, Himālayā, Jaṭā and Vīrā.

Properties and characteristics: “Bhūmyāmalakī is astringent (kaṣāya), sour (amla) and cold (śiśira). It quells pitta and prameha (obstinate urinary disorders including diabetes). It relieves the colic in renal disorders and controls the burning sensations”.

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: Namah Journal: An overview of certain Āyurvedic herbs in the management of viral hepatitis

Bhūmyāmalakī (भूम्यामलकी) refers to the medicinal plant known as Phyllanthus niruri, Linn., and is employed in the treatment of Kāmala.—Among the single and compound preparations described in Āyurveda for the treatment of kāmala, some of the drugs have been found to be effective. A scientific study of the drugs [viz., Bhūmyāmalakī] was carried out and significant response observed.

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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: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Bhumyamalaki [भूम्यामलकी] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn. from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family having the following synonyms: Phyllanthus niruri var. amarus, Phyllanthus nanus, Phyllanthus scabrellus. For the possible medicinal usage of bhumyamalaki, 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.

Bhumyamalaki [भूम्यामलकी] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Phyllanthus urinaria L. from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family having the following synonyms: Phyllanthus leprocarpus.

Bhumyamalaki [भूम्यामलकी] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Phyllanthus fraternus G.L.Webster from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family having the following synonyms: Phyllanthus fraternus subsp. togoensis.

Bhumyamalaki [भूम्यामलकी] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Phyllanthus maderaspatensis L. from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family having the following synonyms: Phyllanthus maderaspatanus.

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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»] — Bhumyamalaki in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūmyāmalakī (भूम्यामलकी).—Name of a plant; स्याद् भूम्यामलकी तिक्ता कषाया मधुरा हिमा (syād bhūmyāmalakī tiktā kaṣāyā madhurā himā) Bhāva. P.

Bhūmyāmalakī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūmi and āmalakī (आमलकी). See also (synonyms): bhūmyālī.

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

Bhūmyāmalakī (भूम्यामलकी).—f. (-kī) A plant, (Flacourtia cataphracta.) E. bhūmi the earth, āmalakī a myrobalan; also bhūmyāsanī f. (-nī .)

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

1) Bhūmyāmalakī (भूम्यामलकी):—[=bhūmy-āmalakī] [from bhūmy > bhū] f. Flacourtia Cataphracta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Phyllanthus Niruri, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Bhūmyāmalakī (भूम्यामलकी):—[bhūmyā+malakī] (kī) 3. f. A plant (Flacourtia cataphracta).

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