Picappul: 2 definitions


Picappul means something in 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.

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Picappul in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Panicum antidotale Retz. from the Poaceae (Grass) family having the following synonyms: Panicum miliare, Panicum proliferum. For the possible medicinal usage of picappul, 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)

Picappul in India is the name of a plant defined with Panicum antidotale in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Paspalum miliaria C. Muell. (among others).

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

· Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) (1861)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1994)
· Las Gramíneas de México (1999)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1986)
· Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1900)
· Grasses of Ceylon (1956)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Picappul, for example side effects, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, health benefits, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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