Vilvam: 1 definition
Vilvam 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Vilvam in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa from the Rutaceae (Lemon) family having the following synonyms: Crateva marmelos, Aegle marmelos var. mahurensis. For the possible medicinal usage of vilvam, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
Vilvam in the Malayalam language, ibid. previous identification.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vilvamuladi.
Ends with: Magavilvam.
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CCIII - Various other medicinal Recipes (continued) < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CCXVII - Various Recipes for the cure of sterility, virile impotency, etc. < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CCXXVII - Different names of the Ayurvedic Drugs < [Dhanvantari Samhita]