Kakadani, Kākādanī, Kaka-adani: 4 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
1) Kākādanī (काकादनी) is the Sanskrit name for an unidentified medicinal plant possibly possibly related to Kākanāsā, according to verse 3.110-112 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. Notes: Both the drugs, Kākādanī and Kākanāsā are of doubtful identity and were controversial even during the times of Suśruta.
Kākādanī is mentioned as having thirteen synonyms: Kākapīlu, Kākaśimbī, Raktalā, Dhvāṅkṣādanī, Vaktraśalyā, Durmohā, Vāyasādanī., Kākatuṇḍī, Dhvāṅkṣanakhī, Vāyasī, Kākadantikā and Dhvāṅkṣadantī.
Properties and characteristics: “Kākādanī is sweet in rasa and cold in potency. It cures vitiated pitta, it is rejuvenative and gives firmness to the body. It is specially useful in the premature greying of hair”.
2) Kākādanī (काकादनी) is also mentioned as a synonym for Śvetaguñjā, one of the two varieties of Guñjā: a medicinal plants identified with Abrus precatorius (Indian licorice or rosary pea) from the Fabaceae or “legume family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.113-116.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kākādanī (काकादनी).—The Gunja plant.
Kākādanī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāka and adanī (अदनी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kākādanī (काकादनी).—f. (-nī) The Gunja-plant: see kākaciñcā. E. kāka, adana food, ṅīp fem. aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kākādanī (काकादनी):—[from kāka] f. idem [gana] gaurādi, [Pāṇini 4-1, 41]
2) [v.s. ...] a white variety of the Abrus precatorius, [Suśruta]
3) [v.s. ...] the plant Capparis sepiaria.
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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