Vyomavalli, Vyomavallī, Vyoma-valli: 1 definition

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Vyomavallī (व्योमवल्ली) is another name for Ākāśavallī, an unidentified medicinal plant possible corresponding with Cuscuta europaea (greater dodder or European dodder) from the Convolvulaceae or “bindweed” family of flowering plants, according to verse 3.54-55 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Vyomavallī and Ākāśavallī, there are a total of four Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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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