Shalmalyadi, aka: Shalmali-adi, Śālmalyādi; 1 Definition(s)

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Shalmalyadi 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 Śālmalyādi can be transliterated into English as Salmalyadi or Shalmalyadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Śālmalyādi (शाल्मल्यादि) or Śālmalyādivarga or Araṇyakavarga is the name of the eighth chapter of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). Accordingly, “this chapter deals with plants having thorns and prickles—Kaṇṭaka Viṭapa—mostly wild. Few grasses also stand included. Beginning with Śālmalī and it ends with Hijjala. Number of drugs = 72”. Also, “a physician (bhiṣaj) can improve upon his knowledge through these chapters [viz., Śālmalyādi] and thereafter he may draw his own conclusions”.

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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