Gandana: 1 definition
Gandana 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.
Biology (plants and animals)
1) Gandana in India is the name of a plant defined with Achillea millefolium in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Achillea occidentalis Raf. ex DC. (among others).
2) Gandana is also identified with Allium ascalonicum It has the synonym Cepa ascalonica Noronha (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis
· Nucleus (Calcutta) (2000)
· De Plantis Labradoricis Libri Tres (1830)
· Fl. Napol. (1811)
· Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1834)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Gandana, for example side effects, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, health benefits, diet and recipes, chemical composition, 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: Gandanada.
Ends with: Pahari-gandana, Paharigandana, Tukhm gandana, Tukhm-gandana.
Full-text: Tukhm gandana, Pahari-gandana, Tukhm-gandana.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Gandana; (plurals include: Gandanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 2 - Buddhavarman and Ganda (A.D. 1118- 25) < [Chapter IV - The Kondapadumatis (A.D. 1100-1282)]
Samarangana-sutradhara (Summary) (by D. N. Shukla)