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Plant Classification in Sushruta Samhita based on Morphology

Plant Classification in Sushruta Samhita based on Morphology

Glimpses of Botany in Sushruta Samhita -3

BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –123

Information Compiler: Bhishma Kukreti

Sushruta Samhita classified plants as per morphology almost same as Charaka as follows (4) –

1-Vanasapti –Trees with fruits

2-Vanaspatay —– Trees with flowers and fruits

3-oushadh – Plants those whither after fruiting

4-Virudha – Other herbs with spreading stem /branches

References –

Acharya Balkrishna et all, ‘ Ancient Indian Rishi’s (sages) knowledge ……, International Journal of Unani and Integrative medicines 2019 (3) : 40-44

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