Vadavina: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Vadavina [ವದವಿನ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn. from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Cailliea glomerata, Dichrostachys glomerata, Mimosa cinerea. For the possible medicinal usage of vadavina, 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)

Vadavina in India is the name of a plant defined with Dichrostachys cinerea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Alantsilodendron pilosum Villiers (among others).

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

· Florae Fluminensis (1835)
· Flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1855)
· Annali di Botanica (1915)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1973)
· Journal of Botany, being a second series of the Botanical Miscellany (1841)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1990)

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