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Ugragandhā, aka: Ugragandha, Ugra-gandha; 1 Definition(s)

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Ugragandhā 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.

The Sanskrit term Ugragandhā can be transliterated into English as Ugragandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Āyurveda (science of life)

1) Ugragandha (उग्रगन्ध) is another name (synonym) for Hiṅgu, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Ferula assa-foetida (asafoetida). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 6.72-75), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

2) Ugragandhā (उग्रगन्धा) is another name (synonym) for Bastagandhā, which is the Sanskrit word for Ocimum gratissimum (clove basil), a plant from the Lamiaceae family. This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu, which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

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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