Kaligottu: 2 definitions
Kaligottu 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)
Kaligottu [కలిగొట్టు] in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Stereospermum tetragonum DC. from the Bignoniaceae (Jacaranda) family having the following synonyms: Bignonia colais, Stereospermum colais, Stereospermum personatum. For the possible medicinal usage of kaligottu, 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)
Kaligottu in India is the name of a plant defined with Stereospermum chelonoides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bignonia suaveolens Roxb.) (Bignonia L., named in honor of Abbé Jean Paul Bignon, 1662–1743, librarian to King Louis XIV. See Carl Linnaeus, Species Plantarum 2: 622–625. 1753 and Genera Plantarum Ed. 5. 273. 1754, Genera Plantarum 137. 1789, Henry C. Andrews, The Botanist’s Repository. 2: t. 86. London 1800. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Supplementum Plantarum Systematis Vegetabilium Editionis Decimae Tertiae (1782)
· Bibliothèque Universelle de Genève (1838)
· Linnaea (1833)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Kaligottu, for example extract dosage, pregnancy safety, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, 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: Kaligottu-mara.
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