Sarpat: 5 definitions

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Sarpat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Sarpat [સરપત] in the Gujarati language is the name of a plant identified with Hygrophila serpyllum T.Anderson from the Acanthaceae (Acanthus) family having the following synonyms: Adenosma polysperma, Physichilus serpyllum, Ruellia polysperma. For the possible medicinal usage of sarpat, 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.

Sarpat [सरपत] in the Hindi language, ibid. previous identification.

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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)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Sarpat in India is the name of a plant defined with Hygrophila serpyllum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

2) Sarpat is also identified with Saccharum bengalense It has the synonym Erianthus ciliaris var. ciliaris (etc.).

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

· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1988)
· Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy. Part B, Biological Sciences (1985)
· Flora Indica; or descriptions … (1820)
· Indian Forester (1954)
· Brittonia (1945)
· Agra University Journal of Research (Science) (1957)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Sarpat, for example chemical composition, side effects, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarpat (सर्पत्).—mfn. (-rpan-rpantī-rpat) Going, gliding, creeping. E. sṛp to go, śatṛ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarpat (सर्पत्):—[from sarpa] n. the crawling creature, all that crawls, [Atharva-veda]

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sarpat in Hindi refers in English to:—(a and adv) galloping; apace; —[cala] galloping speed, gallop..—sarpat (सरपट) is alternatively transliterated as Sarapaṭa.

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