Rankasvinda: 2 definitions

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Rankasvinda in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Senna occidentalis (L.)Link from the Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar) family having the following synonyms: Cassia occidentalis. For the possible medicinal usage of rankasvinda, 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)

Rankasvinda in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna occidentalis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cassia foetida Pers. (among others).

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

· Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands, Occasional Papers (2001)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands (1924)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1997)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2002)
· Synopseos Plantarum (1805)

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