Pang: 2 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Pang in the Mizo language is the name of a plant identified with Bombax insigne Wall. from the Malvaceae (Mallow) family having the following synonyms: Salmalia insignis . For the possible medicinal usage of pang, 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)

1) Pang in India is the name of a plant defined with Bombax ceiba in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Salmalia malabarica (DC.) Schott & Endl. (among others).

2) Pang is also identified with Pachira glabra It has the synonym Carolinea macrocarpa Schltdl. & Cham. (etc.).

3) Pang in Papua New Guinea is also identified with Cocos nucifera It has the synonym Calappa nucifera Kuntze (etc.).

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

· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Rendic. Acc. Nap. (1868)
· Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. (2005)
· Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol. (2007)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)

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