In search of Sanjeevani

This article reports our attempt to explore the possible plants that could represent Sanjeevani - the mythical herb from the epic Ramayana. Our search was based on a set of criteria developed from the consistent details available from the epic on the names of the herb in different languages, its habitat, medicinal values and the ability to 'resurrect' life. Acccordingly, from an initial listof potential candidate species, we have filtered two species on which initial studies can be focused.

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