Karin-kolla: 2 definitions


Karin-kolla 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Karin-kolla in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Chamaecrista absus from the Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar) family having the following synonyms: Cassia absus. For the possible medicinal usage of karin-kolla, 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.

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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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Karin-kolla in India is the name of a plant defined with Chamaecrista absus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Grimaldia opifera Schrank (among others).

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

· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1982)
· Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics (1980)
· Webbia (1955)
· Nomenclator Botanicus (1840)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1871)

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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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