Gugguladhupa, Gugguḷadhūpa, Guggula-dhupa, Gugguḷa-dhūpa: 2 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Gugguladhupa in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Ailanthus triphysa (Dennst.) Alston from the Simaroubaceae (Quassia) family having the following synonyms: Ailanthus malabarica, Pongelion malabaricum. For the possible medicinal usage of gugguladhupa, 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.

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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

[«previous next»] — Gugguladhupa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gugguḷadhūpa (ಗುಗ್ಗುಳಧೂಪ):—

1) [noun] the medium sized, deciduous tree Boswellia serrata ( = B. thurifera) of Burseraceae family.

2) [noun] its resin.

3) [noun] the tree Vatica chinensis ( = V. roxburghiana) of Dipterocarpaceae family.

4) [noun] incense of the resins various trees as Ailanthus excelsia, Boswellia glabra, Commiphora mukul etc.

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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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