Oroxylum indicum: 2 definitions


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Veterinary Medicine (The study and treatment of Animals)

Source: Asian Agri-History: Paśu Āyurvēda (Veterinary Medicine) in Garuḍapurāṇa

Oroxylum indicum (one of the ten Daśamūla) is used in the treatment of elephants (Gajāyurveda or Hastyāyurveda), according the Garuḍapurāṇa.—The drugs, treatments enumerated in connection with diseases of horses may also be employed in the diseases of elephants. But the dosage is four times of that of a horse. In Garuḍapurāṇa a kaṣāya known as Rogasāmaka-kaṣāya mentioned for treating the diseases of elephants. It is made up of the following pacifying drugs:—[...] Daśamūla (roots of ten plants viz. Aegle marmelos, Oroxylum indicum, Premna integrifolia, Gmelina arborea, Stereospermum suaveolens, Solanum xanthocarpum, Solanum indicum, Uraria lagopodioides, Desmodium gangeticum, and Tribulus terrestris) [...].

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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)

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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Oroxylum indicum (L.) Bentham ex Kurz is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Bignonia indica L., Bignonia indica Lour., Bignonia pentandra Lour., Calosanthes indica (L.) Blume, Calosanthes indica Blume, Hippoxylon indica (L.) Raf., Hippoxylon indica Raf., Oroxylum indicum (L.) Kurz, Oroxylum indicum (L.) Vent., Oroxylum indicum Vent., Spathodea indica (L.) Pers., Spathodea indica Pers..

References regarding Oroxylum indicum (L.) Bentham ex Kurz for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1806)
· Decas Generum Novorum (1808)
· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1826)
· Sylva Telluriana (1838)
· Forest Flora of British Burma (1877)
· FBI (1884)
· Ind. Trees (1906)
· For. Fl. Punj. (1918)
· Wayside Trees of Malaya (1952)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)

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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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