Matsyakshaka, Matsyākṣakā, Matsya-akshaka: 5 definitions
Matsyakshaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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 Matsyākṣakā can be transliterated into English as Matsyaksaka or Matsyakshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Matsyaksaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Alternanthera sessilis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Illecebrum angustifolium (R. Br.) Spreng. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae (1810)
· CIS Chromosome Information Service (1976)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1783)
· Flora of Ecuador (1987)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1832)
· Taxon (1981)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Matsyaksaka, for example side effects, diet and recipes, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, health benefits, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Matsyākṣakā (मत्स्याक्षका).—Name of a kind of Soma plant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Matsyākṣaka (मत्स्याक्षक):—[from matsya > matsa] m. ‘f°-eyed (?)’, a species of Soma plant, [Caraka; Suśruta]
2) Matsyākṣakā (मत्स्याक्षका):—[from matsyākṣaka > matsya > matsa] f. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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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Sushruta Samhita, volume 3: Sharirasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)