Kiriyatta: 2 definitions


Kiriyatta means something in 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.

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Kiriyatta in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Swertia chirayita (Roxb.) H. Karst. from the Gentianaceae (Gentian) family having the following synonyms: Swertia chirata, Ophelia chirata. For the possible medicinal usage of kiriyatta, 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.

Kiriyatta [കിരിയാത്ത] in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Andrographis paniculata (Burm. fil.) Nees from the Acanthaceae (Acanthus) family having the following synonyms: Justicia paniculata .

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

Kiriyatta in India is the name of a plant defined with Andrographis paniculata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees (among others).

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

· Ethnobotanical Leaflets (2008)
· Flora Indica (1768)
· Cytologia (1988)
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1895)
· Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica (1775)
· Index Linn. Herb. (1912)

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