Dronapushpi, Droṇapuṣpī: 9 definitions


Dronapushpi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.

The Sanskrit term Droṇapuṣpī can be transliterated into English as Dronapuspi or Dronapushpi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Dronapushpi in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Dronapushpi [द्रोणपुष्पी] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Leucas aspera (Willd.) Link from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family. For the possible medicinal usage of dronapushpi, 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.

Dronapushpi [द्रोणपुश्पि] in the Nepali language, ibid. previous identification.

Dronapushpi in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Leucas cephalotes (Roth) Spreng. from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family having the following synonyms: Leucas capitata, .

Dronapushpi [द्रोणपुष्पी] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Leucas lanata Benth. from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family.

Source: Ancient Science of Life: Vaidyavallabha: An Authoritative Work on Ayurveda Therapeutics

Droṇapuṣpī (द्रोणपुष्पी) or Kubja refers to Leucas cephalotes, and is the name of a medicinal plant dealt with in the 17th-century Vaidyavallabha written by Hastiruci.—The Vaidyavallabha is a work which deals with the treatment and useful for all 8 branches of Ayurveda. The text Vaidyavallabha has been designed based on the need of the period of the author, availability of drugs (viz., Droṇapuṣpī) during that time, disease manifesting in that era, socio-economical-cultural-familial-spiritual-aspects of that period Vaidyavallabha.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Droṇapuṣpī (द्रोणपुष्पी) is the Sanskrit name for a medicinal plant identified with either Leucas cephalotes Spreng., Leucas aspera Sprekg. or Leucas linifolia Spreng., all from the Lamiaceae or “mint” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.137-138 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. (Cf. Mahādroṇī)—Droṇapuṣpī is commonly known in Hindi as Gūmā or Droṇapuṣpī; in Bengali as Dārunaphūla or Hulkasha; in Gujarati as Kulannuphul or Kubo; in Telugu as Tumnī; in Tamil as Tumbe or Kīre; and in Kannada as Tumbo.

Droṇapuṣpī is mentioned as having seven synonyms: Dīrghapatrā, Kumbhayoni, Kutumbikā, Citrākṣupa, Kutumbā, Supuṣpā and Citrapatrikā.

Properties and characteristics: “Droṇapuṣpī is pungent (kaṭu), hot (uṣṇa) and appetiser. It is anti-vāta and kapha. It increases the diminished digestive process and is wholesome. It alleviates the diseases due to vitiated vāta”.

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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: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Dronapushpi in India is the name of a plant defined with Leucas lavandulifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Leonurus indicus N. Burman (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India (1975)
· Oesterreichische Botanische Zeitschrift (1875)
· Fl. Tamil Nadu, India (1987)
· Flora Telluriana (1837)
· Hortus Kew., ed. 2 (1811)

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dronapushpi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Droṇapuṣpī (द्रोणपुष्पी).—f. (-ṣpī) A plant, known commonly by the same name; also gośīrṣaka. E. droṇa the measure, and puṣpa a flower.

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

Droṇapuṣpī (द्रोणपुष्पी):—[=droṇa-puṣpī] [from droṇa] f. Phlomis Zeylanica or other plant, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

Droṇapuṣpī (द्रोणपुष्पी):—[droṇa-puṣpī] (ṣpī) 3. f. A plant so called.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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