Mahakayah: 1 definition
Mahakayah 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.
Biology (plants and animals)
Mahakayah in India is the name of a plant defined with Zea mays in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Zea saccharata Sturtev. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Enumeratio Stirpium Transsilvaniae (1816)
· New York State Agric. Expt. Sta. Rept. (1884)
· Medical Flora (1830)
· Nomenclator Botanicus (1821)
· Ein Garten Eden. (2001)
· Phytologia (1978)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Mahakayah, for example side effects, health benefits, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, have a look at these references.
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