Elephant trunk: 1 definition
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Elephant trunk in English is the name of a plant defined with Combretum imberbe in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. (1860)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2007)
· Phytochemistry (2003)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2001)
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Search found 5 books and stories containing Elephant trunk; (plurals include: Elephant trunks). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.3.14 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
Verse 2.1.46 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Kashyapa Shilpa-shastra (study) (by K. Vidyuta)
6. Description of Maṇḍapa Walls and Stairways < [Chapter 4 - Maṇḍapa Lakṣaṇa]
Matangalila and Hastyayurveda (study) (by Chandrima Das)
Hybrid and Sea-creatures < [Chapter 4]
Elephants in Epigraphic Records (Introduction) < [Chapter 2]
Appendix I: List of Inscriptions
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 29 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Jnaneshwari (Bhavartha Dipika) (by Ramchandra Keshav Bhagwat)
Commentary introduction to Chapter 1 < [Chapter 1 - Arjuna’s Dolour]