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Vṛṣagandhā, aka: Vrisha-gandha; 1 Definition(s)

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Vṛṣagandhā 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 Vṛṣagandhā can be transliterated into English as Vrishagandha or Vrsagandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Āyurveda (science of life)

Vṛṣagandhā (वृषगन्धा) is another name for Jīrṇadāru, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Argyreia nervosa (Hawaiian baby woodrose), from the Convolvulaceae family. It is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine) and is used throughout literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita and the Carakasaṃhitā. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 3.117), which is a  13th-century 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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