Shuchi, Śuchi: 3 definitions


Shuchi 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.

Ambiguity: Although Shuchi has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Shuci. It further has the optional forms Śuchi, Suchi, Sūchi, Sūchī, Su-chi, Śuchī and Śūchi.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Suchi in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Atropa bella-donna L. from the Solanaceae (Potato) family having the following synonyms: Atropa belladonna. For the possible medicinal usage of suchi, 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)

1) Suchi in India is the name of a plant defined with Atropa acuminata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Atropa belladonna auct. (among others).

2) Suchi in Peru is also identified with Plumeria rubra It has the synonym Plumeria incarnata var. milleri (G. Don) A. DC. (etc.).

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

· Flora Peruviana (1799)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1938)
· Cytologia (1997)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Suchi, for example chemical composition, health benefits, side effects, diet and recipes, extract dosage, 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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Shuchi is another spelling for शुचि [śuci].—adj. 1. clean; pure; clear; 2. white; 3. bright; resplendent; 4. virtuous; pious; holy; undefiled; unsullied; 5. purified; cleansed; hallowed;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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