Hamsapaadi: 2 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Hamsapaadi in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Coldenia procumbens from the Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) family. For the possible medicinal usage of hamsapaadi, 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)

1) Hamsapaadi in India is the name of a plant defined with Adiantum lunulatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Adiantum lunatum Cav. (among others).

2) Hamsapaadi is also identified with Coldenia procumbens It has the synonym Bourreria microphylla Griseb..

3) Hamsapaadi is also identified with Didymochlaena truncatula It has the synonym Adiantum lunulatum Houtt., nom. illeg., non Adiantum lunulatum Burm. f. (etc.).

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

· Journal of Japanese Botany (1996)
· Journal of Botany (1841)
· Pteridologia (1989)
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1974)
· Catalogus plantarum cubensium (1866)
· Species Plantarum (1753)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Hamsapaadi, for example health benefits, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, side effects, chemical composition, 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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