Vadam: 2 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Vadam in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Aleurites moluccanus from the Euphorbiaceae (Castor) family having the following synonyms: Aleurites javanicus, Aleurites pentaphyllus, Aleurites trilobus, Jatropha moluccana. For the possible medicinal usage of vadam, 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)

Vadam in India is the name of a plant defined with Aleurites moluccana in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Camerium moluccanum Kuntze (among others).

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

· Nomenclator Botanicus, ed. 2 (1840)
· Flora de Filipinas, ed. 2 (1845)
· Phytologia (1971)
· Pacific Sci. (1967)
· Species Plantarum
· Ann. Mus. Bot. LugdunoBatavi (1869)

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