Mishrakadi, Miśrakādi, Mishraka-adi: 1 definition

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Mishrakadi 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 Miśrakādi can be transliterated into English as Misrakadi or Mishrakadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Miśrakādi (मिश्रकादि) or Miśrakādivarga is the name of the twenty-second chapter of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). Accordingly, “chapter narrates collective names of drugs, preparations etc.”. Also, “a physician (bhiṣaj) can improve upon his knowledge through these chapters [viz., Miśrakādi] and thereafter he may draw his own conclusions”.

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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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