Sukshmapatrika, Sūkṣmapatrikā, Sukshma-patrika: 1 definition

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Sukshmapatrika 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 Sūkṣmapatrikā can be transliterated into English as Suksmapatrika or Sukshmapatrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Sūkṣmapatrikā (सूक्ष्मपत्रिका) is another name for Śatāhvā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.10-13 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 the description of the plant Miśreyā. Together with the names Sūkṣmapatrikā and Śatāhvā, there are a total of twenty-four 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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