Mandaara: 2 definitions


Mandaara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Mandaara [ಮಂದಾರ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Bauhinia tomentosa Bauhinia tomentosa L. from the Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar) family. For the possible medicinal usage of mandaara, 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.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Mandaara in India is the name of a plant defined with Bauhinia tomentosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Alvesia bauhinioides Welw. (among others).

2) Mandaara is also identified with Bauhinia variegata It has the synonym Phanera variegata (L.) Benth. (etc.).

3) Mandaara is also identified with Calotropis gigantea It has the synonym Madorius giganteus (L.) Kuntze (etc.).

4) Mandaara is also identified with Erythrina variegata It has the synonym Chirocalyx candolleanus Walp. (etc.).

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

· Cuscatlania (1979)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1975)
· North American Flora (1930)
· Reinwardtia (1956)
· An Introduction to the Natural System of Botany (1836)
· Flora de Antioquia (1941)

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