Vatankolli: 2 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Vatankolli [വാതംകൊല്ലി] in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Clematis zeylanica (L.) Poir. from the Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) family having the following synonyms: Atragene zeylanica L., Naravelia zeylanica. For the possible medicinal usage of vatankolli, 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)

Vatankolli in India is the name of a plant defined with Justicia gendarussa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Justicia gendarussa L.f. (among others).

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

· Berichte der Schweizerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft (1976)
· Notulae Systematicae. (1947)
· Flora Indica (1768)
· Taxon (1980)
· FBI (1885)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1847)

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