Peruku, Peṟuku: 3 definitions
Peruku 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Peruku in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Clerodendrum infortunatum L. from the Verbenaceae (Verbena) family having the following synonyms: Clerodendrum viscosum, Clerodendrum calycinum. For the possible medicinal usage of peruku, 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.
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.
Biology (plants and animals)
1) Peruku in India is the name of a plant defined with Clerodendrum infortunatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Clerodendrum buchananii auct. (among others).
2) Peruku is also identified with Clerodendrum viscosum It has the synonym Clerodendrum infortunatum Dennst. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Cytologia (1983)
· Glimpses Cytogenet. India (1992)
· Jardin de la Malmaison (1803)
· Rev. Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1983)
· Glimpses of Cytogenetics in India (1992)
· Schlüssel Hortus indicus malabaricus (1818)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Peruku, for example extract dosage, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
1) [verb] to pick up; to take up one by one (from a lot).
2) [verb] to scratch or scrape.
3) [verb] to scratch with a tooth or teeth.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Mukkannaperuku, Mukkannapperuku.
Search found 1 books and stories containing Peruku, Peṟuku; (plurals include: Perukus, Peṟukus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 21 - Thirukalayanallur or Tirukkalaya Nallur (Hymn 16) < [Volume 3.2 - Pilgrim’s progress: to Chola]