Samashthila, aka: Samaṣṭhila; 2 Definition(s)

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Samashthila 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.

The Sanskrit term Samaṣṭhila can be transliterated into English as Samasthila or Samashthila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Samaṣṭhilā (समष्ठिला) is the Sanskrit name for an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.23-25 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. Notes: Samaṣṭhilā has been variously referred to as Kaṭusūraṇa, Nadyāmra, Gāṇḍīra and Guṇṭhiā-Śāka.

Samaṣṭhilā is mentioned as having seven  synonyms: Bhaṇḍīrī, Nadyāmra, Āmragandhadhṛk, Kākāmra, Kaṇṭakiphala and Upadaṃśa.

Properties and characteristics: “Samaṣṭhilā is pungent, hot, appetizer and a mouth-freshener. It soothes kapha and vāta, causes burning sensations and stimulates digestion”.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Samaṣṭhila (समष्ठिल).—A kind of cucumber (Mar. kaḍū suraṇa).

Derivable forms: samaṣṭhilaḥ (समष्ठिलः).

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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Upadamsha
Upadaṃśa (उपदंश) is another name for Samaṣṭhilā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to ...
Kantakiphala
Kaṇṭakiphala (कण्टकिफल) is another name for Samaṣṭhilā, an unidentified medicinal plant, accord...
Amragandhadhrik
Āmragandhadhṛk (आम्रगन्धधृक्) is another name for Samaṣṭhilā, an unidentified medicinal plant, ...
Kakamra
Kākāmra (काकाम्र) is another name for Samaṣṭhilā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to...
Bhandiri
Bhaṇḍīrī (भण्डीरी) is another name for Samaṣṭhilā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according t...
Nadyamra
Nadyāmra (नद्याम्र) is another name for Samaṣṭhilā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according ...

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