Vranaharaka, aka: Vraṇahāraka; 1 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Vraṇahāraka (व्रणहारक) is another name (synonym) for Bhūmikadamba: one of the three varieties of Kadamba, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Neolamarckia cadamba (burflower-tree). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.97), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Bhūmikadamba (भूमिकदम्ब).—a kind of Kadamba. Derivable forms: bhūmikadambaḥ (भूमिकदम्बः).Bhūmik...

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