Samhitapushpika, aka: Saṃhitapuṣpikā, Samhita-pushpika; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Saṃhitapuṣpikā can be transliterated into English as Samhitapuspika or Samhitapushpika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Saṃhitapuṣpikā (संहितपुष्पिका) is another name for Miśreyā, an unidentified medicinal plant possibly identified with Foeniculum vulgare (synonym Foeniculum capillaceum) or “fennel”, from the Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) or “carrot family” of flowering plants, according to verse 4.14-19 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Also see Śatāhvā. Together with the names Saṃhitapuṣpikā and Miśreyā, there are a total of fifteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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Saṃhitapuṣpikā (संहितपुष्पिका).—Dill (Mar. bāḷaṃtaśopā).

Saṃhitapuṣpikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saṃhita and puṣpikā (पुष्पिका).

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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