Takaram: 2 definitions


Takaram 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Takaram in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Valeriana jatamansi Jones from the Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) family having the following synonyms: Valeriana wallichii, Valeriana harmsii, Valeriana mairei. For the possible medicinal usage of takaram, 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.

Takaram in the Tamil language, ibid. previous identification.

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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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Takaram in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna tora 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 obtusifolia var. humilis (Collad.) Torr. & A. Gray (among others).

2) Takaram is also identified with Tabernaemontana divaricata It has the synonym Reichardia grandiflora Dennst. (etc.).

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

· Records of the Botanical Survey of India (1925)
· Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands (1924)
· Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (1982)
· Schlüssel zum Hortus indicus malabaricus (1818)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Histoire Naturelle et Médicale des Casses (1816)

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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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