Vyadambaka, Vyaḍambaka: 6 definitions
Vyadambaka 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.
Biology (plants and animals)
Vyadambaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Ricinus communis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cataputia minor Ludw. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Species Plantarum
· Tropical Plant Science Research. New Delhi (1983)
· Catalogus Plantarum Madagascariensium (1906)
· Acta Pharm. Toxicol., (1977)
· Davidsonia (1981)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1981)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Vyadambaka, for example pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, side effects, health benefits, chemical composition, 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Vyaḍambaka (व्यडम्बक).—The castor-oil plant.
Derivable forms: vyaḍambakaḥ (व्यडम्बकः).
See also (synonyms): vyaḍambana.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) The castor-oil plant, (Ricinus communis.) E. vi before aḍ to strive, aff. ac, vyaḍa here said to mean excretion, avi to go, to cause, ṇvul aff., form irr; also with yuc aff. vyaḍambana m.
(-naḥ) and by another reading, vyaḍambara; other etymologies are given.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vyaḍambaka (व्यडम्बक):—n. the castor oil plant, Ricinus Communis, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vyaḍambaka (व्यडम्बक):—[vya+ḍambaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. Castor-oil plant.
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