Hoom: 2 definitions
Hoom 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)
Hoom [हूम] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Miliusa tomentosa (Roxb.) J.Sinclair from the Annonaceae (Sugar-apple) family having the following synonyms: Uvaria tomentosa, Saccopetalum tomentosum. For the possible medicinal usage of hoom, 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) Hoom in India is the name of a plant defined with Miliusa tomentosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.
2) Hoom is also identified with Polyalthia cerasoides It has the synonym Polyalthia crassipetala Merr. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Taxon (1980)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1795)
· Gard. Bull. Singapore (1955)
· The Flora Sylvatica for Southern India (1869)
· Flora of the British India (1872)
· Philippine Journal of Science (1923)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Hoom, for example diet and recipes, health benefits, side effects, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, 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: Hoom bwax, Hoomz keewx.
Ends with: Barshoom, Dhoom, Galgethoom, Khaochoom, Paankooshoom.
Full-text: Hoom bwax, 'phak 'hoom theet, Phak hoom cin.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Hoom; (plurals include: Hooms). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Saraswati Mantra < [Powerful Mantras]
Shiva Mantra < [Powerful Mantras]
Vishnu Mantra < [Powerful Mantras]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)