Kuvalayam: 1 definition
Kuvalayam 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Kuvalayam [കുവലയം] in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Pontederia vaginalis Burm.f. from the Pontederiaceae (Pickerel weed) family having the following synonyms: Monochoria vaginalis, Pontederia cordata Lour., Pontederia pauciflora. For the possible medicinal usage of kuvalayam, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
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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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CCXXVII - Different names of the Ayurvedic Drugs < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)