Vrikshavarga, aka: Vṛkṣavarga, Vriksha-varga; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Vṛkṣavarga can be transliterated into English as Vrksavarga or Vrikshavarga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Vṛkṣavarga (वृक्षवर्ग) or Vṛkṣa is another name for Prabhadrādi: the ninth chapter of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Rāja-nighaṇṭu is a medical lexicon ascribed originally known as the Abhidhānacuṇāmaṇi. It mentions the names of 1483 medicinal drugs (auṣadhi) and substances (dravya) excluding synonyms, grouped into twenty-two chapters [viz., Vṛkṣa-varga].

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
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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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