Johi: 2 definitions
Johi means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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) Johi in Gambia is the name of a plant defined with Bombax costatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv. var. vuilletii Pellegr. (among others).
2) Johi in India is also identified with Clematis grata It has the synonym Clematis grata O. Hoffm. ex Baker (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2004)
· Plantae Asiaticae Rariores (Wallich) (1830)
· African Journal of Biotechnology (2005)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2007)
· Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany (1883)
· Notulae Systematicae (1914)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Johi, for example chemical composition, health benefits, diet and recipes, side effects, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, 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.
Languages of India and abroad
1) Johi (जोहि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Yodhin.
2) Johi (जोहि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Yodhin.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Johiya.
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