Ikshuparni, Ikṣuparṇī, Ikshu-parni: 3 definitions
Ikshuparni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
The Sanskrit term Ikṣuparṇī can be transliterated into English as Iksuparni or Ikshuparni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Ikshuparni in India is the name of a plant defined with Acorus calamus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Acorus americanus (Raf.) Raf. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Trop. Biomed. (2004)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Leaves of Grass (1860)
· Nature (London)
· Cytologia (1988)
· Pharmazie. (2006)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Ikshuparni, for example side effects, health benefits, extract dosage, chemical composition, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ikṣuparṇī (इक्षुपर्णी):—[=ikṣu-parṇī] [from ikṣu] f. Acorus Calamus, [ib.]
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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