Takaram: 3 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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.

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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Takaram in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Takaram (தகரம்) noun < tagara.

1. Wax-flower dog-bane, Tabernae montana; வாசனை மரவகை. திருந்து தகரச் செந்நெருப்பில் [vasanai maravagai. thirunthu thagaras senneruppil] (சீவகசிந்தாமணி [sivagasindamani] 349).

2. Aromatic unguent for the hair; மயிர்ச் சாந்து. தண்ணறுந் தகரங் கமழ மண்ணி [mayirs santhu. thannarun thagarang kamazha manni] (பத்துப்பாட்டு: குறிஞ்சிப்பாட்டு [pathuppattu: kurinchippattu] 108).

3. Fragrance; வாசனை. (அகராதி நிகண்டு) [vasanai. (agarathi nigandu)]

4. See தகரை [thagarai],

1. (W.)

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Takaram (தகரம்) noun [Telugu: tagaramu, K. tagara, M. takaram.]

1. Tin, white lead; வெள்ளீயம். (அகராதி நிகண்டு) [velliyam. (agarathi nigandu)]

2. Metal sheet coated with tin; தகரம்பூசிய உலோகத்தகடு. [thagarambusiya ulogathagadu.] Colloq.

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Takaram (தகரம்) noun < dahara. The cavity of the heart; இருதயத்தின் உள்ளிடம். தகரத்தந்தச் சிகரத் தொன்றி [iruthayathin ullidam. thagarathanthas sigarath thonri] (திருப்புகழ் [thiruppugazh] 86).

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Takaram (தகரம்) noun < dahara. Young of an animal; விலங்கின் பிள்ளை. (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [vilangin pillai. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

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