Vatavyadhi, aka: Vātavyādhi, Vata-vyadhi; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Vātavyādhi (वातव्याधि) refers to “neuro-muscular anomalies”. Medicinal formulations in the management of this condition include 97 references of Vatsanābha usages. Guṭikā is maximum (57) dosage form in the management of Vātavyādhi. Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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vātavyādhi (वातव्याधि).—m f (S) Any malady referred to the humor vāta. See vātarōga.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Vātavyādhi (वातव्याधि).—

1) gout or rheumatism.

2) (vātavyādhiḥ) Name of an ancient authority on अर्थशास्त्र (arthaśāstra) referred to by Kauṭilya.

Derivable forms: vātavyādhiḥ (वातव्याधिः).

Vātavyādhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāta and vyādhi (व्याधि). See also (synonyms): vātaroga.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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