Madam: 2 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Madam [मदाम] in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Abutilon persicum (Burm.fil.) Merr. from the Malvaceae (Mallow) family having the following synonyms: Sida macrophylla, Sida persica, Sida polyandra. For the possible medicinal usage of madam, 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.

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

Madam in Papua New Guinea is the name of a plant defined with Laportea interrupta in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Boehmeria interrupta (L.) Willd. (among others).

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

· Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands, Occasional Papers (2001)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· The Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore (1965)
· Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae (1995)
· Flora (1850)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique (1837)

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