Shaivamallika, aka: Śaivamallikā, Shaiva-mallika; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śaivamallikā can be transliterated into English as Saivamallika or Shaivamallika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Śaivamallikā (शैवमल्लिका) is another name for Liṅginī, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 3.45-47 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Śaivamallikā and Liṅginī, there are a total of sixteen 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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