Yashtimadhu, Yaṣṭimadhu, Yashti-madhu, Yaṣṭīmadhu: 13 definitions


Yashtimadhu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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)

[«previous next»] — Yashtimadhu in Ayurveda glossary

Cikitsa (natural therapy and treatment for medical conditions)

Source: Wisdom Library: Ayurveda: Cikitsa

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 7th-century Mādhavacikitsā, a Sanskrit classical work on Āyurveda. It can also be spelled as Yaṣṭimadhuka (यष्टिमधुक).

Kalpa (Formulas, Drug prescriptions and other Medicinal preparations)

Source: Ancient Science of Life: Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci

Yaṣṭimadhu (यष्टिमधु) refers to a medicinal plant known as Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn., and is mentioned in the 10th century Yogaśataka written by Pandita Vararuci.—The Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci is an example of this category. This book attracts reader by its very easy language and formulations which can be easily prepared and have small number of herbs (viz., Yaṣṭimadhu). It describes only those formulations which are the most common and can be used in majority conditions of diseases.

Yaṣṭimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.) powder with honey and ghee with Anupāna of cow milk is indicated for Vājīkaraṇa (aphrodisiac).

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Yaṣṭimadhu (यष्टिमधु) is another name for “Yaṣṭī” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning yaṣṭimadhu] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Yastimadhu [ಯಷ್ಟಿಮಧು] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Glycyrrhiza glabra from the Fabaceae (Pea) family. For the possible medicinal usage of yastimadhu, 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.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Yashtimadhu in India is the name of a plant defined with Glycyrrhiza glabra in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Amicia glandulosa Kunth (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Advances in Plant Taxonomy in Northwest China (1992)
· Caryologia (1990)
· Diagnoses plantarum orientalium novarum (1856)
· Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid (1988)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Bulletin of Botanical Research (1989)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Yashtimadhu, for example extract dosage, health benefits, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, side effects, chemical composition, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Yashtimadhu in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Yashtimadhu in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yaṣṭimadhu (यष्टिमधु).—n. (-dhu) Liquorice, or the root of the Abrus precatorius. E. yaṣṭi a stick, and madhu honey; also with kan added, fem. form yaṣṭimadhukā; and with the final of the first word long yaṣṭīmadhu .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Yaṣṭimadhu (यष्टिमधु):—[=yaṣṭi-madhu] [from yaṣṭi] n. liquorice, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Yaṣṭīmadhu (यष्टीमधु):—[=yaṣṭī-madhu] [from yaṣṭī > yaṣṭi] n. liquorice, [Suśruta]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yaṣṭimadhu (यष्टिमधु):—[yaṣṭi-madhu] (dhu) 2. n. Liquorice.

[Sanskrit to German]

Yashtimadhu in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Yashtimadhu in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Yaṣṭimadhu (ಯಷ್ಟಿಮಧು):—[noun] the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra ( = G. glandulifera) of Papilionaceae family.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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