Gobhi, Gobhī: 5 definitions

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Gobhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, 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: Āyurveda and botany

Gobhī (गोभी) is another name for Gojihvā (Onosma bracteatum) according to the Bhāvaprakāśa, which is a 16th century medicinal thesaurus authored by Bhāvamiśra. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature. Certain plant parts of Gojihvā are eaten as vegetables.

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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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Gobhi in the Urdu language is the name of a plant identified with Brassica oleracea var. capitata from the Brassicaceae (Mustard) family. For the possible medicinal usage of gobhi, 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: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Gobhi in India is the name of a plant defined with Elephantopus mollis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Asterocephalus cochinchinensis Spreng. (among others).

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

· Huntia (1987)
· Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (1917)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· Primitiae Florae Essequeboensis (1818)
· Flora Brasiliensis (1873)
· Species Plantarum, ed. 4 (2390)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Gobhi, for example side effects, diet and recipes, chemical composition, health benefits, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gōbhī (गोभी).—f The name of a medicinal herb.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Gobhī (गोभी):—(nf) cauliflower; —,[baṃda] cabbage.

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