Haridradvaya, aka: Haridrādvaya, Haridra-dvaya; 1 Definition(s)

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Haridrādvaya (हरिद्राद्वय, “turmeric couplet”):—The Sanskrit name for a group of plants mentioned as having medicinal properties used for the treatment of all major fevers (jvara). It is thus described in the Jvaracikitsā (or “the treatment of fever”) chapter of the Sanskrit Āyurvedic work called Mādhavacikitsā.

The following two plants are mentioned as belonging to this group::

  1. Haridrā (Curcuma longa, or “turmeric”), 
  2. Dāruharidā (Berberis aristata, or “tree tumeric”).
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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