Ventaku: 2 definitions
Ventaku means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Ventaku in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Lagerstroemia parviflora Roxb. from the Lythraceae (Crape Myrtle) family. For the possible medicinal usage of ventaku, 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.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Biology (plants and animals)
1) Ventaku in India is the name of a plant defined with Lagerstroemia lanceolata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lagerstroemia lanceolata Wall. ex Wight & Arn., nom. inval. (among others).
2) Ventaku is also identified with Lagerstroemia microcarpa It has the synonym Lagerstroemia lanceolata Wall. ex C.B. Clarke, nom. illeg. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora of the British India
· Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. (1838)
· Flora of the British India (1879)
· Journal of Botany (1878)
· Numer. List (2120)
· Prodr. Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ Orient. (1834)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Ventaku, for example pregnancy safety, extract dosage, health benefits, diet and recipes, chemical composition, side effects, have a look at these references.
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