Tangedu, Tangēdu: 2 definitions

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Tangedu means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Tangedu (“Cassia auriculata”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Kapus (the largest caste in the Madras Presidency). The Kapus or Reddis (Ratti) appear to have been a powerful Dravidian tribe in the early centuries of the Christian era. The term Kapu means a watchman, and Reddi means a king.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Tangedu in India is the name of a plant defined with Senna auriculata 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 densistipulata Taub. (among others).

2) Tangedu is also identified with Xylia xylocarpa It has the synonym Acacia xylocarpa Benth., nom. illeg. (etc.).

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

· Ethnobotany. The Renaissance of Traditional Herbal Medicine. (1996)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1795)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Species Plantarum.
· Journal of Botany (1842)
· Pharmaceutical Biology (2002)

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