Mandaaramu: 2 definitions


Mandaaramu 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)

[«previous next»] — Mandaaramu in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Mandaaramu in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Calotropis procera (Aiton) Dryand. from the Apocynaceae (Oleander) family having the following synonyms: Asclepias procera, Calotropis wallichii, Madorius procerus. For the possible medicinal usage of mandaaramu, 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)

[«previous next»] — Mandaaramu in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Mandaaramu in India is the name of a plant defined with Calotropis gigantea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Periploca cochinchinensis Lour. (among others).

2) Mandaaramu is also identified with Calotropis procera It has the synonym Asclepias gigantea Jacq., nom. illeg. (etc.).

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

· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1988)
· Journal of Natural Products
· Les Figures des Plantes et Animaux d'Usage en Medecine (1764)
· Revised Handb. to the Flora of Ceylon (1973)
· Mediators Inflamm. (2005)
· International Nematology Network Newsletter (1989)

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