Madhuyashtika, Madhuyaṣṭikā, Madhu-yashtika: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Madhuyaṣṭikā can be transliterated into English as Madhuyastika or Madhuyashtika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Madhuyashtika in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Madhuyaṣṭikā (मधुयष्टिका) refers to the medicinal plant known as “Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning madhuyaṣṭikā] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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

Madhuyaṣṭikā (मधुयष्टिका).—liquorice.

Madhuyaṣṭikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhu and yaṣṭikā (यष्टिका). See also (synonyms): madhuvallī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madhuyaṣṭikā (मधुयष्टिका).—f.

(-kā) Liquorice, (Glyeirrhiza glabra, or rather the Abrus precatorius, of which the root is similarly used.) E. madhu honey, yaṣṭi a stick, and kan added; or without the aff. madhuyaṣṭī f. (-ṣṭī). “yaṣṭimadhu .”

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

Madhuyaṣṭikā (मधुयष्टिका):—[=madhu-yaṣṭikā] [from madhu] f. liquorice, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madhuyaṣṭikā (मधुयष्टिका):—[madhu-yaṣṭikā] (kā) 1. f. Liquorice.

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Madhuyashtika 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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