Tag Archive: Plants

Feb
19

Plants mentioned in earliest Buddhist literature

Plants mentioned in earliest Buddhist literature Flora in Early Buddhist Literature (Pali Tipitaka) -1 Botany in Mahajanapada Era or Buddhist Literature (1425 to 323 B.C.E) – 1 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –47 – By: Bhishma Kukreti M.Sc. {(Botany), B.Sc. (Honours in Botany), Medical Tourism Historian)- – There is Buddhist literature of different ages as …

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Dec
10

Plants mentioned in Drona Parva of Mahabharata

Plants mentioned in Drona Parva of Mahabharata Plant Science in Mahabharata -3 Botany in Epic Age of India – 8 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –29 By: Bhishma Kukreti M.Sc. {(Botany), B.Sc. (Honours in Botany), Medical Tourism Historian)} – There are descriptions of following plants in Drona Parva of Mahabharata- Sanskrit Name = name mentioned …

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Dec
01

Medicinal, Herbal Plants of Ramayana Period

Medicinal, Herbal plants of Valmiki Ramayana Period Botany in Epic Age of India – 5 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –27 By: Bhishma Kukreti M.Sc. {(Botany), B.Sc. (Honours in Botany), Medical Tourism Historian)} – Varma studied and identified the medicinal plants described in Valmiki Ramayana (1) .The aim of Valmiki was not medical science or …

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Feb
23

Myths and Religious Uses of Mahua, Butter Tree in Uttarakhand

Myths and Religious Uses of Mahua, Butter Tree in Uttarakhand – Plant Myths, Religious Importance, and Traditions in Uttarakhand (Himalaya) – 39 By: Bhishma Kukreti, M.Sc. (Botany) (Mythology, Culture Research Scholar) Botanical name – Madhuca logifolia Local Name – Mahwa, Mahua Hindi Name –Mahwa, Mahua Sanskrit Name – Guda Pushpa —Economic benefits –– Medical uses-Used …

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Feb
23

Myths and Religious Uses of Nagkesar in Uttarakhand

Myths and Religious Uses of Nagkesar in Uttarakhand – Plant Myths, Religious Importance, and Traditions in Uttarakhand (Himalaya) – 38 By: Bhishma Kukreti, M.Sc. (Botany) (Mythology, Culture Research Scholar) Botanical name –Mesua ferrea Hindi Name – Nagkesar Sanskrit Name –Nagpushpa, nagkesar —Economic benefits –– Medical uses- Medicines by Nagkesar are used in bleeding disorders as …

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