Alpam: 3 definitions
Alpam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Alpam in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Thottea siliquosa (Lam.) Ding Hou from the Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort) family having the following synonyms: Apama siliquosa. For the possible medicinal usage of alpam, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Alpam in India is the name of a plant defined with Apama siliquosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Thottea siliquosa (Lam.) Ding Hou.
2) Alpam is also identified with Thottea siliquosa It has the synonym Apama siliquosa Lam. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Blumea (1981)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1985)
· Encycl. (Lamarck) (1783)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1783)
· Nye Samling af det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter (1783)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Alpam, for example health benefits, diet and recipes, side effects, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, chemical composition, have a look at these references.
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Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Alpam (अल्पम्):—[from alpa] ind. (opposed to bahu) little, [Manu-smṛti ii, 149 and x, 60]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Alpam-irai, Alpamadhyama, Alpamanyate, Alpamarisha, Alpamati, Alpamatra, Alpambu, Alpambutirtha, Alpamedha, Alpamedhas, Alpamirai, Alpamoli, Alpampaca, Alpampacha, Alpamsha, Alpamula, Alpamulya, Alpamurti, Alpamurtti, Alpamutra.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Alpam; (plurals include: Alpams). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 1.19.8 < [Chapter 19 - Breaking of the Two Arjuna Trees]
Verse 4.8.45 < [Chapter 8 - In the Story of the Yajña-sītās, the Glories of Ekādaśī]
Yoga-sutras (with Vyasa and Vachaspati Mishra) (by Rama Prasada)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 18.22 < [Chapter 18 - Mokṣa-yoga (the Yoga of Liberation)]
Verse 2.40 < [Chapter 2 - Sāṅkhya-yoga (Yoga through distinguishing the Soul from the Body)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Sahitya-kaumudi by Baladeva Vidyabhushana (by Gaurapada Dāsa)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)