Bokadi, Bokaḍī: 5 definitions
Bokadi 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)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Bokadi [बोकडी] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Argyreia nervosa (Burm. f.) Bojer from the Convolvulaceae (Morning glory) family having the following synonyms: Argyreia speciosa, Convolvulus nervosus, Lettsomia nervosa. For the possible medicinal usage of bokadi, 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.
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)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Bokadi in India is the name of a plant defined with Ipomoea obscura in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Calonyction acanthocarpum Choisy (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Naturvidensk. Math. Afh. (1828)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1837)
· Annual of Taiwan Museum (1995)
· Kew Bulletin (1978)
· Species Plantarum (1762)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Bokadi, for example pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, side effects, extract dosage, chemical composition, health benefits, 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bokaḍī (बोकडी):—f. Argyreia Speciosa or Argentea, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German]
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: Bokadi mooguthi balli.
Full-text: Bokadi mooguthi balli.
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