Jowar: 2 definitions

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Jowar means something in 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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Jowar in the Bengali language is the name of a plant identified with Sorghum halepense from the Poaceae (Grass) family having the following synonyms: Andropogon halepensis. For the possible medicinal usage of jowar, 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.

Jowar [जवार्, जौवार] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Sorghum bicolor from the Poaceae (Grass) family.

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

Jowar in India is the name of a plant defined with Sorghum bicolor in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Holcus durra Forssk. (among others).

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

· Mantissa Plantarum (1771)
· Molecular Ecology (2143)
· Prodromus Plantarum Capensium, … (1794)
· Taxon (2001)
· Elenchus Plantarum Horti Regni Botanici Matritensis (1803)
· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici … (1794)

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