Chandrakala, Chandrakalā: 1 definition

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Chandrakala 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.

Ambiguity: Although Chandrakala has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Candrakala. It further has the optional forms Chandrakalā, Chandra-kala and Chandra-kalā.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Chandrakala [ചന്ദ്രകലാ] in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Mussaenda hirsutissima (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble from the Rubiaceae (Coffee) family having the following synonyms: Mussaenda frondosa var. hirsutissima. For the possible medicinal usage of chandrakala, 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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