Gojika, aka: Gojikā; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Gojika in Ayurveda glossaries]

Gojikā (गोजिका) 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 Āyurvedic literature. Certain plant parts of Gojihvā are eaten as vegetables.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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