Elava: 3 definitions
Elava 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)
Elava [ಎಲವ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Bombax ceiba L. from the Malvaceae (Mallow) family having the following synonyms: Salmalia malabarica. For the possible medicinal usage of elava, 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)
1) Elava in India is the name of a plant defined with Bombax ceiba in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Salmalia malabarica Schott. & Endl.) (Gossampinus Schott & Endl., a variant of gossympinus, a Latin name used by Plinius for the cotton tree, Gossypium arboreum L. (among others).
2) Elava is also identified with Ceiba pentandra It has the synonym see Heinrich Wilhelm Schott (1794–1865) and Stephan Friedrich Ladislaus Endlicher, Meletemata botanica. 35. Wien 1832. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Taxon (1961)
· Systema Vegetabilium ed. 16 (1826)
· Meletemata Botanica (1832)
· Lingnan Science Journal (1928)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum (1791)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1831)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Elava, for example side effects, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Elava (ಎಲವ):—[noun] the tree Bombax ceiba ( = B. malabaricum) of Bombacaceae family; silk cotton tree.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+17): Elavacca, Elavacca, Elavacca, Elavada, Elavadu, Elavagalu, Elavai, Elavakki, Elavala, Elavalasu, Elavale, Elavali, Elavaliku, Elavalli, Elavallimey, Elavalu, Elavaluka, Elavalukai, Elavalukam, Elavam.
Ends with: Belava, Helava, Hiriyelava, Kakapelava, Karkatelava, Kelava, Kiriyelava, Melava, Mrinalikapelava, Mullelava, Nalagevelava, Nayelava, Nayiyelava, Nelava, Paripelava, Pelava, Phelava, Sahelava, Sammelava, Velava.
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