Keora: 2 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Keora [केओड़ा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Pandanus odorifer (Forssk.) Kuntze from the Pandanaceae (Screw pine) family having the following synonyms: Keura odorifera, Pandanus odoratissimus, Pandanus fascicularis. For the possible medicinal usage of keora, 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.

Keora [কেওড়া] in the Bengali language is the name of a plant identified with Sonneratia apetala Buch.-Ham. from the Lythraceae (Crape Myrtle) family.

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

1) Keora in India is the name of a plant defined with Pandanus odorifer in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bromelia sylvestris Burm.f. (among others).

2) Keora is also identified with Pandanus tectorius It has the synonym Pandanus cooperi (Martelli) H. St. John (etc.).

3) Keora is also identified with Sonneratia apetala.

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

· Pacific Sci. (1961)
· Account Embassy Kingd. Ava ed. 1 (1800)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Pacific Sci. (1963)
· Fieldiana, Botany (1958)
· Fragmenta Botanica (1801)

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