Piyal: 2 definitions
Piyal 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)
Piyal [पियाल] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Buchanania cochinchinensis (Lour.) M.R.Almeida from the Anacardiaceae (Cashew) family having the following synonyms: Buchanania lanzan, Buchanania latifolia, Chironjia sapida. For the possible medicinal usage of piyal, 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.
Piyal [पियाल] in the Marathi language, ibid. previous identification.
Piyal in the Bengali language, ibid. previous identification.
Piyal [পিয়াল] in the Assamese language, ibid. previous identification.
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) Piyal in India is the name of a plant defined with Buchanania lanzan in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Buchanania latifolia Roxb..
2) Piyal is also identified with Buchanania latifolia.
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)
· Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society (1963)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Journal für die Botanik (1800)
· Journal of Environmental Biology (2001)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Piyal, for example health benefits, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, side effects, have a look at these references.
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See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Piyala, Piyalabija, Piyalaka, Piyalamajja, Piyalaphaladayaka, Piyalapupphiya, Piyali.
Full-text: Piyala, Priyala, Prasavaka, Sannikshara, Piyalabija, Piyalamajja, Vrikshadana, Dhanus, Cara.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Piyal; (plurals include: Piyals). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Chapter XXV - Jātaka of the Monkey (Markaṭa) < [Volume II]
Chapter IV - Mañjarī-jātaka < [Volume II]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 503: Sattigumba-jātaka < [Volume 4]
Jataka 540: Sāma-jātaka < [Volume 6]
Jataka 532: Sona-Nanda-jātaka < [Volume 5]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 28: Thirugnana Sambandar (Tirujnana Campantar) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]