Yashtimadhu, aka: Yaṣṭimadhu, Yashti-madhu, Yaṣṭīmadhu; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Yashtimadhu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Yaṣṭimadhu and Yaṣṭīmadhu can be transliterated into English as Yastimadhu or Yashtimadhu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Yashtimadhu in Ayurveda glossaries]

Yaṣṭimadhu (कुलथी):—Another name for Madhuka (Glycyrrhiza glabra), a species of medicinal plant and used in the treatment of fever (jvara), as described in the Jvaracikitsā (or “the treatment of fever”) which is part of the Mādhavacikitsā, a Sanskrit classical work on Āyurveda. It can also be spelled as Yaṣṭimadhuka (यष्टिमधुक).

(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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Yashtimadhu in Marathi glossaries]

yaṣṭimadhu (यष्टिमधु).—m S Licorice, or the root of Abrus precatorius which is used for it.

(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

[Yashtimadhu in Sanskrit glossaries]

Yaṣṭimadhu (यष्टिमधु) or Yaṣṭīmadhu (यष्टीमधु).—n.,

Yaṣṭimadhu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yaṣṭi and madhu (मधु).

(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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