Shaluk: 2 definitions
Shaluk 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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Shaluk in the Bengali language is the name of a plant identified with Nymphaea pubescens Willd. from the Nymphaeaceae (Waterlily) family having the following synonyms: Nymphaea lotus var. pubescens, Nymphaea purpurea, Nymphaea esculenta. For the possible medicinal usage of shaluk, 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.
Shaluk in the Bengali language is the name of a plant identified with Nymphaea pubescens Willd. from the Nymphaeaceae (Waterlily) family having the following synonyms: Nymphaea lotus var. pubescens, Nymphaea purpurea, Nymphaea esculenta.Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Shaluk in India is the name of a plant defined with Nymphaea capensis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Nymphaea stellata Willd. (among others).
2) Shaluk is also identified with Nymphaea nouchali It has the synonym Nymphaea stellata F. Muell. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Journal of Japanese Botany (1981)
· Flora Indica (1768)
· Species Plantarum.
· Kew Bulletin (1989)
· Fragm. (Mueller) (1861)
· J. Cytol. Genet. (1971)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Shaluk, for example extract dosage, side effects, chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Lal shaluk.
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