Gajeshta, Gajeṣṭā: 2 definitions
Gajeshta 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.
The Sanskrit term Gajeṣṭā can be transliterated into English as Gajesta or Gajeshta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Gajeṣṭā (गजेष्टा) is another name (synonym) for Vidārī, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Pueraria tuberosa (Indian kudzu). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 7.99-101), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.
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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