Katukarohini, Kaṭukarohiṇī, Katuka-rohini: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Katukarohini in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Namah Journal: An overview of certain Āyurvedic herbs in the management of viral hepatitis

Kaṭūkarohiṇī (कटूकरोहिणी) refers to the medicinal plant known as Picrorhiza kurroa, Royle, ex Benth., and is employed in the treatment of Kāmala.—Among the single and compound preparations described in Āyurveda for the treatment of kāmala, some of the drugs have been found to be effective. A scientific study of the drugs [viz., Kaṭūkarohiṇī] was carried out and significant response observed.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Katukarohini in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kaṭukarohiṇī (कटुकरोहिणी).—= कटुरोहिणी (kaṭurohiṇī).

Kaṭukarohiṇī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṭuka and rohiṇī (रोहिणी).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kaṭukarohiṇī (कटुकरोहिणी):—[=kaṭuka-rohiṇī] [from kaṭuka > kaṭ] f. Helleborus Niger, [Suśruta]

2) Kaṭukārohiṇī (कटुकारोहिणी):—[from kaṭuka > kaṭ] f. idem, [Caraka]

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Katukarohini in German

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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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kaṭukarohiṇī refers to: the black hellebore Vin. I, 201 (as medicine).

Note: kaṭukarohiṇī is a Pali compound consisting of the words kaṭuka and rohiṇī.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Kaṭukarōhiṇi (ಕಟುಕರೋಹಿಣಿ):—[noun] the plant Helleborus niger of Ranunculaceae family the rhizomes of which were formerly used as a heart stimulant and cathartic; black hellebore.

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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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