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bhunimba in Ayurveda - Andrographis paniculata Nees

bhunimba :

Flowering plant, growing amongst weeds in Thailand Photograph by: Tony Rodd

Taxonomical Classification

Kingdom: Plantae - Plants
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta - Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta - Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Andrographis
Species: Andrographis paniculata


Allied species:

Andrographis paniculata var. glandulosa Nees
Justicia latebrosa Russell ex Wall.



VERNACULAR NAMES

Sanskrit: Kalmegha, Bhunimba
English: king of bitters, chiretta , Kariyat, Creat
Hindi: Kirayat, Kalpanath •
Urdu: Naine-havandi
Telugu: Nilavembu
Bengali: কলমেঘ Kalmegh
Marathi: Oli-kiryata, Kalpa
Konkani: Vhadlem Kiratyem
Oriya: Bhuinimba
Gujarathi: Kariyatu
Tamil: நீலவெம்பு Nilavembu
Malayalam: Nelavepu, Kiriyattu •
Kannada: Nelaberu
Punjabi: Chooraita
Arabic: qasabhuva, qasabuzzarirah, qazabuzzarirah
Assamese: কলমেঘ Kalmegh
Japanese: Andorogurafizu paniikuraata, Senshinren.
Chinese: Chuan Xin Lian
Deccan: Charayetah, Kalaphnath.
French: La chirette verte, de
Burma: Say gah gyi, Nga yoke gah.
Persian: naine-havandi, nainehavandi
Sinhalese: :Hinbinkohomba, Ninbinko- homba.


Varities:

AdarshaNighantu- Vasadivarga
PriyaNighantu - Shatapushpadivarga

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