Karamb: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Karamb [करंब] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Calacanthus grandiflorus (Dalzell) Radlk. from the Acanthaceae (Acanthus) family having the following synonyms: Lepidagathis grandiflora, Calacanthus dalzellianus T.Anderson ex Benth. [Illeg.]. For the possible medicinal usage of karamb, 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)

Karamb in India is the name of a plant defined with Mitragyna parvifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Stephegyne parvifolia (Roxb.) Korth. (among others).

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

· Observ. Naucl. Indic. (1839)
· Species Plantarum (1798)
· Pl. Coromandel (1795)

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