Galagara, Galagārā: 3 definitions

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Galagara 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Galagara in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. from the Asteraceae (Sunflower) family having the following synonyms: Eclipta erecta, Eclipta alba, Eclipta punctata. For the possible medicinal usage of galagara, 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.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Galagārā in the Telugu language is another name for Mārkava, a medicinal plant identified with two varieties viz., Eclipta prostrata L. and Sphagneticola calendulacea, both from the Asteraceae or “aster” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.138-141 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Other than the Telugu word Galagārā, there are more synonyms identified for this plant among which twenty are in Sanskrit.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gāḷagāra (ಗಾಳಗಾರ):—[noun] a man who catches fish using a fish-hook.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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