Hulhul: 2 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Hulhul in the Urdu language is the name of a plant identified with Cleome viscosa from the Cleomaceae (Spider Flower) family having the following synonyms: Polanisia viscosa. For the possible medicinal usage of hulhul, 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) Hulhul in India is the name of a plant defined with Cleome gynandra in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Gynandropsis pentaphylla (L.) DC. (among others).

2) Hulhul is also identified with Cleome viscosa It has the synonym Polanisia orthocarpa Webb (etc.).

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

· Ernstia (2000)
· Taxon (1981)
· Nomenclator Botanicus. (1840)
· Flora de Filipinas (1845)
· Travels Through North and South Carolina (1791)
· Dansk. Vidensk. Selsk. Afh. (1828)

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