Kshudrashanapushpi, Kṣudraśaṇapuṣpī, Kshudra-shanapushpi: 1 definition

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Kshudrashanapushpi 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 Kṣudraśaṇapuṣpī can be transliterated into English as Ksudrasanapuspi or Kshudrashanapushpi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Kṣudraśaṇapuṣpī (क्षुद्रशणपुष्पी) is the Sanskrit name for a medicinal plant similar to Śaṇapuṣpī, identified with either Crotalaria juncea Linn. (“Indian hemp”) or Crotalaria verrucosa Linn. (“blue rattlepod”) from the Fabaceae or “legume” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.68 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu.

Kṣudraśaṇapuṣpī is mentioned as having nine synonyms: Sūkṣmapuṣpā, Viṣṭikā, Sūkṣmaparṇī, Vāṇāhvā, Sūkṣmaghaṇṭikā, Śaṇapuṣpī, Kṣudratiktā, Vamyā and Rasaniyāmikā..

Properties and characteristics: “This Śaṇapuṣpī is bitter in taste and causes vomiting. [Kṣudraśaṇapuṣpī] is used to control the fluidity of mercury”.

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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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