Pippalimula, Pippalīmūla: 9 definitions


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Kalpa (Formulas, Drug prescriptions and other Medicinal preparations)

Source: Ancient Science of Life: Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci

Pippalimūla (पिप्पलिमूल) refers to the rhizome of Piper longum Linn., and is mentioned in the 10th century Yogaśataka written by Pandita Vararuci.—The Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci is an example of this category. This book attracts reader by its very easy language and formulations which can be easily prepared and have small number of herbs (viz., Pippalimūla). It describes only those formulations which are the most common and can be used in majority conditions of diseases.

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Pippalīmūla (पिप्पलीमूल) is another name for “Pippalī” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning pippalīmūla] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Pippalīmūla (पिप्पलीमूल) is the Sanskrit name for an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 6.21-23 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu.

Pippalīmūla is mentioned as having thirteen synonyms: Granthika, Mūla, Cavikāśira, Kolamūla, Kaṭugranthi, Kaṭumūla, Kaṭūṣaṇa, Sarvagranthi, Patrāḍhya, Virūpa, Śoṇasambhava, Sugranthi and Granthila.

Properties and characteristics: “Pippalīmūla is pungent, hot and it quells ailments due to kapha and worm infestations. It is digestive stimulant and also cures vātaja disorders .It is appetiser and aggravates pitta”.

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Pippalīmūla (पिप्पलीमूल) refers to “long-pepper roots” and is one of the pañcakola (“five spices”), mentioned in verse 3.46 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—By pañcakola (“the five spices”) are meant long pepper (pippalī), long-pepper roots (pippalīmūla) , elephant pepper (cavya), plumbago (citraka), and dry ginger (nāgara). Instead of lṅai CD offer lṅa ni, which is probably corrupt for lṅa-yi.

Source: Ancient Science of Life: Vaidyavallabha: An Authoritative Work on Ayurveda Therapeutics

Pippalimūla (पिप्पलिमूल) or Granthika refers to Piper officinarum, and is the name of a medicinal plant dealt with in the 17th-century Vaidyavallabha written by Hastiruci.—The Vaidyavallabha is a work which deals with the treatment and useful for all 8 branches of Ayurveda. The text Vaidyavallabha has been designed based on the need of the period of the author, availability of drugs (viz., Pippalimūla) during that time, disease manifesting in that era, socio-economical-cultural-familial-spiritual-aspects of that period Vaidyavallabha.

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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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pippalīmūla (पिप्पलीमूल).—n.

(-laṃ) The root of long-pepper. E. pippalī, and mūla the root.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pippalīmūla (पिप्पलीमूल):—[=pippalī-mūla] [from pippalī > pippala] n. the root of long pepper, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pippalīmūla (पिप्पलीमूल):—[pippalī-mūla] (laṃ) 1. n. The root of long-pepper.

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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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