Bhende: 2 definitions
Bhende 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Bhende [भेंडे] in the Konkani language is the name of a plant identified with Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench from the Malvaceae (Mallow) family having the following synonyms: Abelmoschus bammia, Abelmoschus longifolius. For the possible medicinal usage of bhende, 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.
Bhende [भेंडे] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Henckelia urticifolia (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) A.Dietr. from the Gesneriaceae (Gloxinia) family having the following synonyms: Chirita grandiflora, Chirita urticifolia.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Biology (plants and animals)
1) Bhende in India is the name of a plant defined with Abelmoschus esculentus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hibiscus longifolius Willd. (among others).
2) Bhende is also identified with Hibiscus esculentus It has the synonym Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Santeria Yoruba. (1995)
· Plantas que curam e cortam feitiços. (1988)
· Notulae ad Plantas Asiaticas (1854)
· A Bahian Heritage. (1978)
· Flora de Veracruz (1992)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1983)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Bhende, for example diet and recipes, side effects, chemical composition, extract dosage, health benefits, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Bhende-kurro, Bhendekayi.
Ends with: Kantalo-bhende.
Full-text: Bhende-kurro, Kantalo-bhende.
Search found 1 books and stories containing Bhende; (plurals include: Bhendes). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Nissim Ezekiel’s “Bombay Poems” < [July – September, 1990]