Rastu: 2 definitions
Rastu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Rastu in the Punjabi language is the name of a plant identified with Rhus punjabensis J.L. Stewart ex Brandis from the Anacardiaceae (Cashew) family having the following synonyms: Toxicodendron punjabense. For the possible medicinal usage of rastu, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Rastu (ರಸ್ತು):—[noun] the providing or supplying of something, esp. of food or other necessities to an army.
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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Search found 2 books and stories containing Rastu; (plurals include: Rastus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Triple Stream < [October – December, 2008]
Seats of Learning in Ancient India < [Jan - Feb 1939]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 12 - Epistemology of the Rāmānuja School according to Meghanādāri and others < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]