Ramachham: 2 definitions


Ramachham 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

Ramachham in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty from the Poaceae (Grass) family having the following synonyms: Vetiveria zizanioides, Vetiveria odorata. For the possible medicinal usage of ramachham, 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)

Ramachham in India is the name of a plant defined with Vetiveria zizanioides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Andropogon muricatum Retz. (among others).

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

· Journal of the Arnold Arboretum (1939)
· Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique … Botanique (1791)
· Monographiae Phanerogamarum (1889)
· Austrobaileya (1999)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1817)

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