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Pūtapattrī, aka: Puta-pattri; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Āyurveda (science of life)

Pūtapattrī (पूतपत्त्री) is another name for Tulasī, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Ocimum tenuiflorum (holy basil), from the Lamiaceae family. It is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine) and is used throughout literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita and the Carakasaṃhitā. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 10.148-149), which is a  13th-century medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Hindu science dealing with subjects such as health, medicine, anatomy, etc. and has been in use throughout India since ancient times.

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