Shulahantri, Śūlahantrī, Shula-hantri: 5 definitions


Shulahantri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Śūlahantrī can be transliterated into English as Sulahantri or Shulahantri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Shulahantri in Ayurveda glossary
Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Śūlahantrī (शूलहन्त्री) is another name for Yavānī, a medicinal plant identified with Trachyspermum ammi Linn. or “ajwain” from the Apiaceae or “celery” family of flowering plants, according to verse 6.38-40 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu.—The sixth chapter (pippalyādi-varga) of this book enumerates ninety-five varieties of plants obtained from the market (paṇyauṣadhi). Together with the names Śūlahantrī and Yavānī, there are a total of sixteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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)

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

Shulahantri in India is the name of a plant defined with Carum copticum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Carum copticum (L.) Sprague ex Turrill (among others).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2007)
· World Applied Sciences Journal (2008)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2000)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Horti Regii Berolinensis Altera (1821)
· Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies (2009)
· Phytotherapy Research

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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

[«previous next»] — Shulahantri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śūlahantrī (शूलहन्त्री).—a kind of barley.

Śūlahantrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūla and hantrī (हन्त्री).

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

Śūlahantrī (शूलहन्त्री):—[=śūla-hantrī] [from śūla > śūl] f. ‘colic-removing’, Ptychotis Ajowan, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Shulahantri in German

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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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