Ketakipatra, Ketakīpatra, Ketaki-patra: 1 definition

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Ketakīpatra (केतकीपत्र) refers to the “screw pine leaf utensils” (used for food) according to the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana).—The food-utensils that are made of Ketakīpatra (peepal tree leaf) have the following dietetic effects: manohara, rucikara, laghu and cākṣuṣya (pleasing, tasty, light and beneficial to the eyes).

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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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