Ghritamandalika, Ghṛtamaṇḍalikā, Ghrita-mandalika: 5 definitions
Ghritamandalika 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 Ghṛtamaṇḍalikā can be transliterated into English as Ghrtamandalika or Ghritamandalika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Ghṛtamaṇḍalikā (घृतमण्डलिका) is another name for Haṃsapādī, a medicinal plant possibly identified with Adiantum lunulatum Burm. from the Pteridaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.109-113 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Ghṛtamaṇḍalikā and Haṃsapādī, there are a total of twenty-six Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant. Note: Haṃsapādī is claimed as a variety of Lajjālu by Dh. and Rājanighaṇṭu.
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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Ghritamandalika in India is the name of a plant defined with Adiantum lunulatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Adiantum lunulatum Houtt. (among others).
2) Ghritamandalika is also identified with Didymochlaena truncatula It has the synonym Adiantum lunulatum Houtt., nom. illeg., non Adiantum lunulatum Burm. f. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1768)
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1974)
· Ic. Fil. Jap. (1929)
· Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (1958)
· Flora Indica (1768)
· Newslett. Int. Organ. Pl. Biosyst. (Oslo) (1998)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Ghritamandalika, for example health benefits, extract dosage, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, side effects, have a look at these references.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ghṛtamaṇḍalikā (घृतमण्डलिका):—[=ghṛta-maṇḍalikā] [from ghṛta > ghṛ] f. = -maṇḍā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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