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lashuna in Ayurveda - Allum sativum Linn.

lashuna :

lashuna  : Allum sativum Linn.

Taxonomical Classification

Kingdom: Plantae - Plants
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta - Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta - Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Allium
Species: Allium sativum


Allied species:

A. sativum var. ophioscorodon (Link) Döll, called Ophioscorodon, or hard-necked garlic, includes porcelain garlics, rocambole garlic, and purple stripe garlics. It is sometimes considered to be a separate species, Allium ophioscorodon G.Don.
A. sativum var. sativum, or soft-necked garlic, includes artichoke garlic, silverskin garlic, and creole garlic.



VERNACULAR NAMES

Sanskrit: lashuna, rason, arishta, yavaneshta, mahaushadha, bhutaghna, ugragandha, amlakani, rasayanavara, jugupsita
English: garlic
Hindi: Lahsun
Urdu: Lahsunلہسن
Telugu: Velluli
Bengali: Loshun
Marathi: Lasun
Konkani: लोसुण (losuN)
Oriya: rasuna, ରସୁଣ
Gujarathi: Lasan
Tamil: Poondu
Malayalam: veluthulli
Kannada: ಬೆಳ್ಳುಳ್ಳಿ
Punjabi: Lasan
Munda: रसुंडि – लहसुन
Arabic: ثوم, فوم Fum, Thoum, Thum
Spanish: ajo
Assamese: নহৰু
Japanese: ニンニク
Chinese: 蒜頭 [syun tàuh] Syun tauh, Suen tau
French: Ail, Thériaque des pauvres
German: Knoblauch
Burma: Chyet thon phew.
Nepal: लावा, लाभा Lava, Labha
Persian: Seer, Sir.
Sinhalese: සුදුළුනු
Tulu: bolluli
Greek: Σκόρδο Skordo


Varities:

There are two subspecies of A. sativum, ten major groups of varieties, and hundreds of varieties or cultivars.


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