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Pṛthupalāśikā, aka: Prithu-palashika; 1 Definition(s)

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Pṛthupalāśikā means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Pṛthupalāśikā can be transliterated into English as Prithupalashika or Prthupalasika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Āyurveda (science of life)

Pṛthupalāśikā (पृथुपलाशिका) is another name (synonym) for Śaṭī, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Hedychium spicatum (spiked ginger lily). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 6.226-227), which is an Āyurvedic 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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