Kala-shisham: 2 definitions
Kala-shisham 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)
Kala-shisham [काला शीशम] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Dalbergia latifolia Roxb. from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Amerimnon latifolium. For the possible medicinal usage of kala-shisham, 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)
Kala-shisham in India is the name of a plant defined with Dalbergia latifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lonchocarpus latifolius (Roxb.) Kunth (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1798)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (1823)
· Boletim Técnico do Instituto Agronômico de Norte (1949)
· Species Plantarum, ed. 4 (1802)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Kala-shisham, for example diet and recipes, health benefits, chemical composition, side effects, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.
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