Author(s): Vijay J Tiwari, Abhay Ittadwar

Email(s): vijaysstiwari@gmail.com , abhayittadwar@yahoo.com

DOI: 10.52711/0975-4385.2023.00014   

Address: Vijay J Tiwari1, Abhay Ittadwar2
1Retired Associate Professor, PG Department of Botany, J. M. Patel College, Bhandara 441 904 MS, India
2Principal, Gurunanak College of Pharmacy, Kamgar Nagar, 440026 Nagpur, MS, India
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
The present investigation is a kind of philological study which traces genesis and development of Sanskrit names of plants. Each name in Sanskrit referred to plant gives their true Indian appellation. The heritability of these names is amazing. The real meaning of the word is deciphered to find out rationale behind these names.


Cite this article:
Vijay J Tiwari, Abhay Ittadwar. Philological study of Sanskrit names of Medicinal plants. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2023; 15(1):91-5. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2023.00014

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Vijay J Tiwari, Abhay Ittadwar. Philological study of Sanskrit names of Medicinal plants. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2023; 15(1):91-5. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2023.00014   Available on: https://rjpponline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-15-1-14


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