Goya-khair: 2 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Goya-khair [गोया खैर] in the Rajasthani language is the name of a plant identified with Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn. from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Cailliea glomerata, Dichrostachys glomerata, Mimosa cinerea. For the possible medicinal usage of goya-khair, 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.

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

Goya-khair in India is the name of a plant defined with Dichrostachys cinerea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Desmanthus nutans (Pers.) DC. (among others).

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

· The Leguminosae of Madagascar (2002)
· Flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1855)
· Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana (1965)
· Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (1919)
· Revista Sudamericana de Botánica (1936)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1987)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Goya-khair, for example side effects, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, 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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