Kattuttakarai, Kāṭṭuttakarai: 2 definitions

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Kattuttakarai means something in biology, Tamil. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Kattuttakarai in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna occidentalis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cassia ciliata Raf. (among others).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2002)
· FBI (1878)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Denkschriften der Koeniglich-Baierischen Botanischen Gesellschaft in Regensburg (1822)
· Synopseos Plantarum (1805)
· Handbuch zur Erkennung der nutzbarsten und am häufigsten vorkommenden Gewächse (1831)

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

[«previous next»] — Kattuttakarai in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kāṭṭuttakarai (காட்டுத்தகரை) [kāṭṭu-takarai] noun < idem. +. Wild fetid cassia; தகரைவகை. (வைத்திய மூலிகை) [thagaraivagai. (vaithiya muligai)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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