Kasturimallige, Kastūrimallige, Kasturi-mallige, Kastūri-mallige: 3 definitions


Kasturimallige 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)

[«previous next»] — Kasturimallige in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Kasturi-mallige [ಕಸ್ತೂರಿ ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Jasminum multiflorum (Burm.f.) Andrews from the Oleaceae (Jasmine) family having the following synonyms: Jasminum pubescens, Jasminum gracillimum, Mogorium multiflorum. For the possible medicinal usage of kasturi-mallige, 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)

[«previous next»] — Kasturimallige in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Kasturimallige in India is the name of a plant defined with Jasminum multiflorum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Nyctanthes multiflora Burm. f. (among others).

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

· Observationes Botanicae (1788)
· Gard. Chron. (1881)
· Novae Plantarum Species praesertim Indiae Orientalis (1821)
· Investigatio et Studium Naturae (1992)
· Species Plantarum. (1798)
· Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. (1959)

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kasturimallige in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kastūrimallige (ಕಸ್ತೂರಿಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ):—

1) [noun] the sub-tropical plant Jasminum hirsutum of Oleaceae family.

2) [noun] anoter plant of the same family Jasminum multiflorum (= J. pubescens); musk jasmine.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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