Cikappu cantanam: 1 definition

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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Cikappu cantanam in India is the name of a plant defined with Pterocarpus santalinus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lingoum santalinum (L.f.) Kuntze (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Pharmaceutical Biology (2007)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Supplementum Plantarum Systematis Vegetabilium Editionis Decimae Tertiae (1782)
· Publications of the Bureau of Science Government Laboratories (1904)
· A Numerical List of Dried Specimens (5842)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Cikappu cantanam, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, health benefits, side effects, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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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.

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