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Suniṣaṇṇa, aka: Sunishanna; 1 Definition(s)

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Suniṣaṇṇa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Āyurveda (science of life)

Suniṣaṇṇa (सुनिषण्ण) is another name for Suniṣaṇṇaka, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Marsilea quadrifolia and Marsilea minuta (white goose), both from the Marsileaceae family. Certain plant parts of Suniṣaṇṇaka are eaten as a vegetable (śāka), according to Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Āyurvedic work. 

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Hindu science dealing with subjects such as health, medicine, anatomy, etc. and has been in use throughout India since ancient times.

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