Kasturimanjal: 2 definitions


Kasturimanjal 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»] — Kasturimanjal in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Kasturimanjal in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Berberis aristata DC. from the Berberidaceae (Barberry) family having the following synonyms: Berberis coccinea, Berberis macrophylla. For the possible medicinal usage of kasturimanjal, 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.

Kasturimanjal in the Tamil language, ibid. previous identification.

Kasturimanjal in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Salvia plebeia R.Br. from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family having the following synonyms: Salvia brachiata, Salvia minutiflora.

Kasturimanjal [கஸ்தூதி மஞ்ஜள்] in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Curcuma aromatica Salisb. from the Zingiberaceae (Ginger) family.

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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»] — Kasturimanjal in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Kasturimanjal in India is the name of a plant defined with Berberis aristata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Berberis aristata Sims.

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

· Prodromus Florae Nepalensis. (1825)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1988)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (2549)
· Phytotherapy Research (1995)
· Bot. Reg. (1823)
· Systema Naturae (1821)

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