Nirgudi, Nirguḍī: 3 definitions


Nirgudi 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Advances in Zoology and Botany: Ethnomedicinal List of Plants Treating Fever in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India

Nirguḍī in the Marathi language refers to the medicinal shrub “Vitex negundo L.”, and is used for ethnomedicine treatment of Fever in Ahmednagar district, India. The parts used are: “Leaves”. Instructions for using the shrub named Nirguḍī: A teaspoonful of extract of young leaves—twice a day for 3 days.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Nirgudi in India is the name of a plant defined with Vitex negundo in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Vitex arborea Fischer (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Hortus Mauritianus (1837)
· Acta Horti Gothoburgensis (1934)
· Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica (1995)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae (1982)
· Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. (1846)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Nirgudi, for example side effects, health benefits, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nirguḍi (ನಿರ್ಗುಡಿ):—[adjective] = ನಿರ್ಗುಂಡಿ [nirgumdi]1.

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Nīrguḍi (ನೀರ್ಗುಡಿ):—[verb] to drink water.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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