Guducyadivarga, aka: Guḍūcyādivarga, Guducyadi-varga; 1 Definition(s)


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Alternative spellings of this word include Guduchyadivarga.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Guḍūcyādivarga (गुडूच्यादिवर्ग) is another name for Guḍūcyādi: the third chapter of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Rāja-nighaṇṭu is a medical lexicon ascribed originally known as the Abhidhānacuṇāmaṇi. It mentions the names of 1483 medicinal drugs (auṣadhi) and substances (dravya) excluding synonyms, grouped into twenty-two chapters [viz., Guḍūcyādi-varga].

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
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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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