Vikiram: 1 definition
Vikiram means something in 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.
Biology (plants and animals)
Vikiram in India is the name of a plant defined with Calotropis gigantea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Periploca cochinchinensis Lour. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Journal of Natural Products
· Taxon (1977)
· Chem. Pharm. Bull. (Tokyo) (2007)
· Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1895)
· Nepal Med. Coll. J. (2006)
· Fitoterapia (2007)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Vikiram, for example pregnancy safety, health benefits, extract dosage, chemical composition, side effects, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vikiramana.
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