Chudamani, Chūḍāmaṇi: 1 definition
Chudamani means something in 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.
Ambiguity: Although Chudamani has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cudamani. It further has the optional forms Chūḍāmaṇi, Chuda-mani, Chūḍā-maṇi, Chūḍāmaṇī and Chūḍā-maṇī.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Chudamani in India is the name of a plant defined with Abrus precatorius in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Abrus wittei Baker f. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Kew Bulletin (1970)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2000)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1905)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1983)
· For. Fl. Punj. (1956)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Chudamani, for example health benefits, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, side effects, chemical composition, diet and recipes, 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: Chudamanidhara.
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