Bhutagraha, aka: Bhūtagraha, Bhuta-graha; 1 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Bhūtagraha (भूतग्रह) refers to “idiopathic disease” (any disease with an unknown cause or mechanism of apparent spontaneous origin). Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)
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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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