Raviprita, Ravi-prita, Raviprītā: 2 definitions

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Raviprita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Raviprita in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Raviprītā (रविप्रीता) is another name (synonym) for Ajagandhā, which is the Sanskrit word for Cleome gynandra (stinkweed), a plant from the Cleomaceae family. Ajagandhā is also known as Tilaparṇikā, which is classified as a vegetable (śāka) by Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Ayurvedic work.

Raviprītā was identified as a synonym for Ajagandhā in the Bhāvaprakāśa, which is a 16th-century medicinal thesaurus authored by Bhāvamiśra.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Raviprita in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Raviprita in India is the name of a plant defined with Cleome viscosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lagansa alba Raf., nom. illeg. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1824)
· Fitoterapia (2003)
· Indian Journal of Medical Research (1978)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1868)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
· Leaflets of Philippine Botany (2574)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Raviprita, for example pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, extract dosage, chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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