Ksharashataka, Kṣāraṣaṭaka: 1 definition


Ksharashataka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Kṣāraṣaṭaka can be transliterated into English as Ksarasataka or Ksharashataka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Kṣāraṣaṭaka (क्षारषटक):—Group of Six sources of alkaline drugs Dhab(Anogeissus latifolia), Apamarga(Achyranthes aspera), Tila(Sesamum indicum), Langali(Gloriosa superba), Kutaja(Holarrhena antidysenterica).

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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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