Rajakshavaka, aka: Rājakṣavaka, Raja-kshavaka, Rajan-kshavaka; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Rājakṣavaka can be transliterated into English as Rajaksavaka or Rajakshavaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Rājakṣavaka (राजक्षवक) is another name for Rājasarṣapa, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Brassica nigra (black mustard), from the Brassicaceae family. Certain plant parts of Rājasarṣapa are eaten as a vegetable (śāka), according to Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Āyurvedic work. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 16.121), which is a 13th-century medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Rājakṣavaka (राजक्षवक).—a kind of mustard.

Derivable forms: rājakṣavakaḥ (राजक्षवकः).

Rājakṣavaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and kṣavaka (क्षवक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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