Irvvāruḥ

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Irvvaruh, IrvvAruH, Irvvaaruh


Cucumber[1]

Gender

Irvvāruḥ can be used in both masculine and feminine forms.

Origin

It can be split as urvva+āru. It belongs to the pṛṣodarādi class.

Synonym

It is called kām̐kuḍa in Hindi.

Characteristics

  1. Tasty
  2. Heavy
  3. Causes indigestion
  4. Cool

Medicinal Usage As Per Rājavallabha

The ripe fruit provides relief from:

  1. Fever
  2. Vomiting
  3. Thirst
  4. Fatigue


References

  1. As per Amara
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu