Yavacinca, Yavaciñcā, Yava-cinca, Yavacimca, Yavaciṃcā, Yava-cimca: 1 definition

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Yavacinca means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Yavachimcha.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Yavaciñcā (यवचिञ्चा) is another name for Kṣīriṇī, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 5.50-51 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Yavaciñcā and Kṣīriṇī, there are a total of fourteen 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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