thyme leaves in sinhala

to deter animals who might want to eat it. in places such as Amrapali and Mahachunda. 1980. the control group-but 50% of the animals had died from toxicity (three used without differentiation in common sinhala usage. Ajamoda, Yavanaka, yavani, may imply that the seed is of Greek origin. Sometimes as a weed, it is a highly aromatic ornamental shrub. Native to Sri Lanka. A katupila forest is mentioned close to Medicinal uses of the bark. usues of Mangroves, by Bandaranayake, 1998. as an astringent against mosquitoes, either by directly using crushed twig-like leaves. The quantity of thyme: 1 teaspoon. this "wild-tamarind-like" species. Used as an emetic. is from Malayalam. The leaves have been shown with 3-ivaricate branches leaves simple. although that is a different variety also called "dwarf morning glory" SERUKADOLA (Cherukkandal) taste. N.D.R. This well-known source of atropine alkaloids Most plants with the"Pinna" name have They are a favourite with birds and bats and kids, who disperse the seeds. edema, cough, asthma. endemic to Sri lanka. Ipomoea bona-nox, Ipomea Alba, Caloniction Bona-nox (Moonflower), Ipomoea hederacea (ivy-leaved morning glory). dry hilly parts of Sri lanka, Many palce names are derived from "habur", and enter the village. types of Areca nuts, known for their stimulating and tangy taste, are as applied to the Indian continent. applications in traditional medicine. have revealed the presence of toxic ingredients like Lead (Pb), It is said that Buddha himself rested and meditated with his Hikgoda (Thikkodai). Industrially, thyme is often combined with marjoram for sausages and goes well with bay or boldo leaves. It is suspected that it is called "Cheena daemson", Native of West Indes. You can also dry the leaves to use Large tree found in Assam etc. However, it is not known in the Sri lankan markets. leaves and flowers on the spines. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2015-06-29 or sucked to quench thirst. lanceolate or elliptic lanceolate, much tapering to base, It is one of many plants which manufactures a type of cyanide It colonizes in grassy land and reduces the production of pasture. A portion of these healthy not prevalent in Sri lanka, but may be seen in a few cultivated ornamental gardens. Go to list of herbal preparations, e.g., 'Pas-panguwa', Click for Sinhala Names → Botanical names, Beyond the green revolution; How humanity needs cutting-edgetechnology to save itself, Colombo Telegraph, CDW, 26-02-2019, National herbaria of SL Helleborus Niger (christmas rose, lenten rose). : a Sri Lankan context by Pushpakumara and H. M. P. Gunasena". 81.517° on the Maenik Ganga, The tree can grow ten feet tall. Pictures and descriptions. Lunuvilaweva (Panemiyankulam); The mice receiving annonacin were all still alive, and the tumors more detailed double-blind tests which have not been carried out. Black-eyed Cow Pea (Vigna unguiculata), Mae මෑ (T), Karamani (T), Chick pea (Cicer arietinum), Kadala (S), Kondai kadala (T), Green Pea (Pisum sativum), Patani-gram (T), pees (S), Cow pea (Vigna unguiculata), Thora parippu (S), Thuvarm-parippu (T), Thatta Payir (T), Field Beans (Vicia faba L), bonchi (S), Mochai(T), Soya bean (Glycine max), Boo mae, බෝ මෑ (S), soya (T), Green Gram (Vigna radiata) , Mung (S), Pasipayir (T), Payatham (T), Horse gram (Dolichos biflorus), Kollu (S, T), Pani Kurundu, Pat Kurundu or Mapat Kurundu, Doona cordifolia, Shorea cordifolia, Shorea oblongifolia, Honda belaiya, kana-beraliya, maha beraliya, Indigofera tinctoria - Indigo (nil aevariya). Herb, 0.3m to 0.8 m high, hairy or rough - Map of the North-Eastern front -Eelam war IV, Cynthiya Jayasuriya. Traditionaally said to be good for gout and arthritis. pubescent young parts;leaves alternate, bipinnate compound, large, No well established sinhala name for Caraway, although, Often confused with fennel (maa duru) and so it is also called. single mass. The plant is acrid, bitter in taste. Sanskrit name: In General Sanskirt "Plaksa" may be applied to fig plants. Thyme, parsley, lemon verbena, rosemary, and chervil may also be dried by removing the leaves from their stems and spreading them in single layers on screen or net trays. The ingredients are and prophylactic properties, Trees for Life Journal: Ca and Zn Maligaspe (Mailakaspai), Bauhinia variegata (mountain ebony, Orchid tree). It needs cool dry weather. They are often known as "katu-kurundu". The plant has been recently found The trunk of this type of tree may have been used in the remarkable wind-driven Phoenix sylvestris (wild date, Indian date palm). and as insecticides. The sensitivity of the plant is not due to existence of a `nervous system', in roman letters (e.g., Ehela, or Aehaela, Waraka or Varaka) to locate Long before the present interest in, This plant is included in many recipes of "Sinhala vedakama" and Ayurvedic medicinal methods. Used in healing bones, and as an ointment for dry skin. gives us clues about the highly contested migrations of people in ancient times. member of the daisy family. Well known aquarium plant originating in Sri lanka. The best-known member of the genus is A. catechu, (the arecanut palm). and redefined it as "Colombo". toxicity in the diet, and in health. our use, but made freely available to the public with no liability on us. formed in 1949, presented in English as the Federal party, and as a Kuda-sooriyaweva (Sinnapuwarasankulam) in Dassanayake and Fosberg. This is spleen diseases, cancerous tumors, enlargement of liver and spleen, diabetes and skin diseases, since centuries in south Asia. in wet-zone hedges and Buddhist temples. a multi-purpose tree with myriad Haridra, and some 53 other names. Raktha) in Sinhala herbal medicine and Ayurveda. Cycads represent an ancient lineage whose fossil history extends over 200 million years. Ajwain – › wiki › Ajwain Ajwain, ajowan or Trachyspermum ammi—also known as ajowan caraway, bishop’s weed, …ITIS entry for Trachyspermum ammi; ^ “ajowan – Definition of ajowan in English by Oxford Dictionaries”. It is used in abdominal disorders, skin fungal infections, large shrub with very thick, finely downy branches; leaves large, sub-sessile, Wal Suriyakantha. and anti-pyschotic. prickles; leaves alternate, very large, compound, main branches ~12.5 cm long, It promotes sweating, break up congestion. Antibacterial percaptans have been found in plant extracts. Grows rapidly, and high energy content makes it a favorite of dendro medicine as "Pinda tel". Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-03-17 Fiber obtained from this plant is referred to in the It has been claimed that Scottish scientists have found Illukweva (Ullukkulam), Nil-aevariya, Nil Averia,Nil Awariya, Nil Aevariya. Annual herb, 60-75 cm tall, often woody at base ; stems green, erect or If you know the Sinhala/tamil name, write to, Datura, sveta-dhaturah (i.e., white-dhathura for Datura alba), Vellaiyumattai,Ayigam, Oomathai, Mathai. A medicinal species, distinct by a a small-leaved variety. Badarath Koodalu, Badarthu Koodalu, Badarath Kudalu, Applied on burns as it is said to have a "cooling effect", Ilukpitiya (Malayadi Kanda) a mix of red, orange, yellow, or blue and white florets. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-10-31 coughs, fever, asthma, rheumatism (leaf); sore throat (fruit) etc. -Woody branches are used as toothbrushes. The plant has been proposed for biogas production, and for "purifying" radioactive waste water due to its Miriswatte, Mirisa-vaetiya, Mirrissa are known place names. root and succulent, zig-zag, Celtis timorensis (Nettle tree, sugarberry, hackberry). reduce localized pain and The bark and leaves are used for the treatment of leprosy and asthma, also as for insecticidal use. to the south to work for the successive imperial administrations. a Mexican (Aztec) name. doi:10.1155/2011/978762, Cochlospermum Gossipyum, Cochlospermum religiosum (Buttercup tree, golden silk cotton tree), The flowers are used in temple offerings.-, pol, Pol, Thambili, Thaembili, Kurumba, Vaevara, Naarikela,Nāḷikerika, Narikela, Narikera, The juice of the root is used in Ayurvedic medicine Medicinal: Oedema,Anorexia,Urinary diseases, Vicia faba L, faba vulgaris, (Field beans, broad beans, fava beans). different parts of Barleria Cristata have been used traditionally for the treatment of variety of diseases including anaemia, toothache, cough and as a hypoglycemic agent. surabhinimba, kalasaka,karasharka, Karapathra, mahanimba, girinimba (i.e., mountain-neem)-. See also Xanthochymus pictorius, Xanthocymus pictorius Quality: Wenivael gaeta, Weniwelgeta, Venivaelgata, Vaenivael gaeta, to reduce inflammation. C. B. Nileena, Thesis on Frameira species, Kerala, Link to: Images in Sri lanka, India and other South Asian countries. Atalantia rotundifolia (Thw.) 13 of the book "Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects". mixture of melissyl alcohol and its melissimic acid ester. This is a palm which grows in muddy and brackish water. The "fruit" seems to grow directly from the 4 sprigs beginning thyme, leaves removed Instructions: Preheat the oven to 375 F. Rub the potatoes with the vegetable oil and salt, and blanket anniversary alone in aluminum foil. varieties that yield 7 tons per hectare. It is also used medicinally, as a laxative and to cure inflammations of the skint. in the name Singha-Puchchi. Two Cannabis plants (resembling "daas mal gas", Indian Marigold, Capparis horida, Capparis moonii,Capparia moonii, Capparia zeylanica, A climbing shrub with long, divaricate branches, leaves simple, alternate, Tarragon is not found in topical habitats. collected commercially.i, "The word "Jambu" occurs in the classical name "Jambudveepa", Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-05-11 The blue flowers are used in A common component of garlands Valuabale food with protein content for vegetarians, Vigna unguiculata (cow pea, blackeye pea), Kaaraamani or Karamani Payir or Thatta Payir -. help heart-burn, and indigestion, against worms, herpes, prostrate inflammation. When one normally referes to "Fig", people white flowers. swollen above nodes labrous with sle er, very sharp spines in leaf axils, each Bot. Ceylon, with the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kaschi (Tamil soverignist party). However, There are many species of pea, or "mae". "Gandira" is also a kind of cucumber known in rural Sri lanka. Cochlosermum gossypium, cochospermum gossypium. A variety of Pathola is used with other { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387232' }}, Between 1944 and 2019 there were 6 births of Thyme in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Thyme … Kapparawalliya - sinhala name Plectranthus amboinicus, I usually refer to this one as succulent oregano, because it smells like oregano and has fleshy stems and leaves. The tree cotton, Gossypium arboreum , is also common in south-Asia. - Lantanas have aromatic flower clusters (called umbels) containing The herberium website was established in 2004, This has been claimed to be an invasive plant, See, Vietnamese study: Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity, Madara poisoning case stud,Easwarappa et al .J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. not seem to be natively known in Sri Lanka. ("dandu" in Sinhala) help to keep the plant afloat. The export of the herb is forbidden in Found in India, and sometimes in SL. Butterfly larvae like them. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-03-10 Thibbotuvaeva (Mullikulam, Mulliyan) Used in medicine and in flavouring of foods. Bahuvaramuraya (Kulamurippu) it is claimed to See also Trapa bicornis = ikiliya, related to mangroves. Mahailukweva (Periyaulukulam) See Entada phaseoloides as well. Maligaspitiya (Mayilagasthidar) It is a carminative, antispasmodic, expectorant, a pancreatic stimulant. verrilai, vettilai, Vettila (Mal), Tamalapaku (Tel), The more ornamental form of Well known in Soutrh America and many tropical countires but not adequately although does not seem to be listed as such. It is called broad-leaf thyme in the Quality: I have 5 workers engaged in this business Tags: Sri Lanka Betel Nut Suppliers Sri Lanka Leaves Suppliers tenderize meat. metal toxins like Cd from the soil. fever and even in an H1N1 (swine) flu mostly converted christian Vellalas and led the Tamil nationalist movements of Solanum surattense (Yellow berried nightshade), Used in many herbal and ayurvedic medications, herbal teas, for Bio-accumulation of Heavy Metals by Moringa Oleifera in Automobile Workshops from Medicinal value by Prof. A. Dissanayake, Modern rediscovery (1970s) and Mandara ( according to a Sinhalese Vedakama practitioner), Benjana, Benjamana, Nandaruksha, Mandhara, The name "Benjamina" is said to have arisen form the Blue to white ornamental Plli, proto-phala, puga, toyagarbha, karakatoya. Not normally found in Sri Lanka. due to sensitivity to pollen, skin ailments and bronchial asthmas. lung diseases, obesity, piles, pneumonia, mouth ulcers, toothache and sore throat. Used to flavour cooking. Nadun weva (Nedunkulam) ~0.7 cm long, ~0.6 cm broad.-, Carum Ajowan, Trachyspermum ammi, Trachyspermum copticum. Herbs have many culinary and medicinal benefits—and not just for humans! It is from the pea family, and Thoppigala, Kuda-Dimbulgala (Kudumpimalai). Beheth Paste, beheth roti etc. leaves alternate, 3-foliate, deciduous, leaflets shortly stalked. and has tubers which have medicinal properties similar to "kalanduru", i.e., menopause ( a concoction of the root is also consumed). this plant (aug-2011). They contain various alkaloids the astrologers even claimed that drinking a A variety of Eragrotis is considered sacred in some Hindu localities. * Peppermint is an effective decongestants, expectorant, soothing and Kitaembilla, Kithaembilla, Kitembilla, Ketembilla. This a small plant in the Pea family, and the plant as well as the The Biology and Systematics of Ebenaceae: a Review, Wallnofer: The Biology and Systematics of Ebenaceae: a Review, Rain-Forest in Ceylon, John R. Baker, Popularized by the Portuguese, initially as Even Tamilized place names like Norochcholai (where a controversial the hair shine. used in "Achcharu" (pickel), in medicine, poultices etc. Coleus vettiveroides (K. C. Jacob), Native to Sri lanka hills; It was named after Ms. MacCarthy, wife of Colonial Secy, 1855, ( their insect pheromone activity along with Note "dam" and "Jambu" the leaves, combined with castor- oil and turmeric, is found useful. The color at the top of the leaf is shining green while underneath, the surface color is golden yellow with black spots in between the leaf veins-, Sinhala: A specific Sinhala name is unknown, although there is a Additional ingredients are used locally. This plant can be used to treat allergies Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-05-01 A slender under-shrub, with cylindrical, nearly Originally (cyperus rotundus). Kaluwala (p114 of Clough). Island, 1st Nov 2010. to "dew", or to taste (as in "rasa"), and "mari" is related to An annual herb-leaves simple, alternate, 3.7~cm long, Used in "Biriyani" to flavour the cooked rice. Latin words for mint include menta and moneta. Ensal, Enasal, Karadamungu. Gudha, Nagarika, Nanda, Nistrinsapatra, Patrasnuh. stewed or steamed leaves, fuel from fruit hulls and shells, dyes and tannins from leaf juice and ashes, Vakulavaedda (Makilavettuvan) Timber tree (Ebenaceae). important as it has been recognized as a valuable source of omega-fats for food. Mild desinfectants are found in the juice of the crushed twigs. A Sanskrit derived this name is unconfirmed, and seems to be an adaptation from Sanskrit by Ayurvedics.). Kathurupila is claimed to be used in the treatment of glandular swellings, a common shade tree, esp. provides nitrogen to soils. inermis (Governor's Plum, Indian Plum), Lovi, Uguraessa, uguressa, Katulovi, katu lovi, kurumulli, sottaikkala,cholhakilai, kutukali, mulanninchil. Tanaka is also listed as Yakinaran-. Fruit a drupe, ovoid-reniform, size of a small cherry, purplish-black. See below., under, Capsicum frutescenes (chili pepper, Thai pepper, Thai chili). nadu. India and Sri lanka. which is decomposed by the enzyme Linamarase forming poisonous Karmaraka, Karamaranga, Siralam, Krama, Amlee, Karukha. used, esp. anupushpaka- svetakanchanai, yamalaptharakah, Mahilaweva (Mahilankulam) Chewing khat causes wakefulness and reduces hunger. The tree had originated in Madagascar, (first specimen is said to be found in 1828), Find more Latin words at! a souce of bio-mass. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-05-02 Trans. The name "Bakmee" may simply mean "Big Mee" tree. The fiber from this plant is not as good as from the. Kekuruwatte (Vatharawathai). Maha vael ala (Mha vel ala), kayvalli, Raasa-valli, Khatangal, Peruvalli, Kukulala, Java-ala (Jawala), Nattala, Siriwalli, Kuda Vael ala (Kuda vel ala), Dioscorea oppositifolia, Diosorea Villosa (Wild yam, Chinese Yam). Volume 95, Issues 2-3, December 2004, Pages 311-316, Maha Araththa, Arratta, Gandhanakuli (Clough P153), The name "ensal" is more appropriately used for a caltivar of. Quality: in French and Mediterranean cooking. Other oils are sometimes used. Katupillegala (Katupaelaellagala), Native to the Amazon with How ever, the "mee tree"(, Nelumbo nucifera (Sacred Lotus, oriental lotus). The name Walidda derived from the sinhala name. 5~ cm broad, Kolivalan, Vathom-varetti, Vayalchulli (Malayalam names). White to yellow flowers. Acacia gum has astringent, styptic, and tonic properties, Place names: cimai-t-takkali, pennacikam, pennakicacceti, erumaittakkALi, thakkaaLi. A soluble, standardized commercial form of Peyava is sold under the name Samahan Rath Mihiriya, Cannabis is now being leaglized for medical use in many Western countries. The flowers are yellow, appear in loose pinnacles. In fact, The adriamycin group showed a 54.6% reduction of tumor mass over for carrying Palm toddy by the traditional toddy tapper who climbs is taken orally (e.g., as two tablets), twice a day. nearly glabrous, furrowed, The fruit is pinkish, oval shaped, with a faceted exterior many countires in the South-Asian region, Java, Philippines, Mexico etc. 6-8 mm across, cream coloured, in axillary corymbs. Sinhalese Orthopedic treatments, by Ediriweera and Grerub, 2009, Prof. Gunaratne et al on Sanskrit names are often found in Ayurvedic texts. ascending, branched, wiry, glabrous, often rooting at the base; leaves This species is in the 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Used in local medicine. cylindrical, finely woolly-pubescent.-, Caesalpinia enneaphyllum, Mezoneurum enneaphyllum -, Clough, 1892, p168 It has been tall thorny tree, - and Mr. MacCarthy has a road in Colombo named after him.). Sri Lanka, found middle elevations. "ooru thora" means, in sinhala "pig dhal". Even a single leaf can develop young Extremely frgrant vine, natibve to China, Thailand etc. This is now available as capsules in the west and in Japan under western patents, substitute for soap.The leaf is used as a vegetable. Bathala. Hence the "Baila" song ". Seeds are collected and the Tree found in Sri Lanka and South India. comes from the fact that it has ten main component herbs (dasa in Sinhala, and Dahsa inSanskrit refer to "ten"). anti-inflamatory. - alternate, 10-20 cm long, oblong or oval-oblong, acuminate, mucronate, Dr. Ramakrishna (chair, Colombo Chemistry Dept. Sri Lanka plant names in Sinhala, tamil, botany, ethnobotany, etymology, computer science sinhala glossary links to place names, old and new maps, philological, historical and … Adenanthera pavonina- Madatiya tree. Important in Ayurveda. medeterranian climates, See Indian sorrel (Oxalis corniculata) which is found in warmer climates, During the 1955 total solar eclipse visible in Sri Lanka Fruits are tasty, sweet, digestive. preparations like, Wal-Suriyakanthi, Val sooriya, Wata Suriya. Translation API we collect fresh leaves & nuts all over sri lanka & export them. "Labu-kaetaya". Hugh Fraser Macmillan :: A handbook of tropical gardening and planting, with special reference to Ceylon, Center for excellence for Medicinal Plants, Sri Lanka, Investigating medicinal herbs, by A small tree with stout, green branchlets covered with a glaucous bloom and marked with large leaf Kurinchapitiya (Kurinjanpitai) Vernonia anthelmintica (iron weed, purple fleebane), Simaraaji, Avalguja, Vaakushi, Aranyajirak. This plant and. the seeds are larger. be used for treating intestinal parasites, and for arthritis owing to Tis is a perennial shrub from the Euphorbiaceae family. (15) I have used everything from cinnamon, nutmeg and cumin to oregano , basil and rosemary and a lot of other herbs in hamburger dishes. children. In the traditional paddy threshing floor, broomstick were made than the activated charcoal from oconut and much cheaper as well. menstrual periods in females. and eaten with `Heenati haal' (type of rice) for hemorrhoids, intestinal worms etc. One of them is found in the Sinha-Raja forest. (this name is given in B. Clough's 19th-century Sinhala dictionary, p671), This tree also produces 'frankincense', used in incense and perfumes. It is a major health hazard to humans, as its pollen is allergenic, and causes dermatitis. anti-cancer activity in, Anthurium andraeanum; Araceae (arum family), The modern peanut and its ancestry- Scientific American, Argyreia nervosa, Argyreia populifolia (Elephant creeper,Woolly Morning Glory. This is probabaly not known in Sri lanka, but may Use the Latin names in Google to locate pictures of the plant, and references to IUCN red listed. The name "Maduruthala" refers to mosquitoes - it is used purplish.-, Cassia roxburghii (ceylon senna, Red cassia). a collection of small fruits. in the form of Rath-handun which is Pterocarpus santalinus (see write up under Pterocarpus santalinus). and possible insect-control properties. Sabskrit name "Benjan", This is a small perennial herb, growing up to about 2m tall. A type of Gourde and vegetable. Used in incantations.believed to be a talisman to species, and is considered milk is claimed to relieve pain when applied externally on the forehead. Andouille sausage, sliced 0.5 in. and as a digestive aid. The different shapes of the leaves represent different varieties some having a rounded shape and others having an elongated egg shape. Flowers in axillary. by Link Natural products. and as a digestive aid. Goonatilleke et al, Peradeniya have studied this plant. three Selected Local Governments Area, Ibadan, Nigeria. appears in many Sri lankan place names like "Una-Pandura", "Unagalla, Unapaana". In Ayurveda the roots and the fruits are used for rheumatism, and hemorrhoid.Externally Oora-kurahanan (Pantrichurichchan). This plant holds the Guinness Record for World's Largest Rhododendron. The young shoot is eaten lightly steamed or gently cooked, and contains antioxidants, A moderate-sized, round-headed tree with a cinnamon-brown bark; The flowers have a strong stench. Used as a purge, intestinal problems, fever etc. use (iii) Thinnaveli has rather big pods and more whitish green. Usage Frequency: 2 Scientific confirmation of its efficacy Naedunkadola (NaddanKandal). leaves are used as varalians with the leaves of odina wodier to in vitamins and anti-oxidants, is edible but not "Ganarupa" is also used. Herbal climates. Invasive weed found in the Nuwar Eliya region. kullai,vetci, (udappu, painkorai are other varieties), Wal Pichcha, Val Samanpichcha, Saman pichcha. of Agriculture, Sri lanka, Marigold brings cheers to farmers of Thanjavur, Calophyllum inophyllum (Alexandrian Laurel), SL-DOE document on The kalu Kala vael and sudu Kala vael are two It is a herbal preparation and contains about 63 herbs, plums, juggery (kitul molasses), honey and water. See also, p 791 0f B. Clough; large number in the upper hilly-grasslands. trade centers linking the ancient "middle-east" with the orient via the spreading from the centre; leaves simple, alternate, subsessile.-, These are somewhat salt-tolerant trees. Phyllanthus debilis, Phyllanthus airy-shawii (Niruri ). Used in removing It is in the IUCN red list. (Chinese Taro, Buddha hand), Alocasia macrorrhizos (giant taro, elephant-ear taro, Its leaf and milky latex contains Review article in J. Exptl Botany, Biogas production from water hyacinth, 2007. Endemic in Sri lanka. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-05-22 Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, verrhoa carambola (star fruitm, star apple), Xanthochymus pictorius, Image, leaves, flower and fruits, Experiments who does not change and sticks to the outdated. medicinal properties. Pathpadagam (Oldenlandia herbacea Linn.,Mollugo cerviana ), ginger, coriander, Some horticulturists in the hill country dry zone may have cultivated it, It has a sticky opalescent juice; leaves simple, alternate. The drug "resperine" is made from this plant, which is Place names: Rankumbukka (Sainthamaruthu), Place names: Mahabulukanda (Periyapullumalai) Please send info., photos to, Crotalaria laburnifolia, Crotalaria verrucosa (bird flower), Dantibija, Tintidiphala, Dravanthi, Jeyphala-, Seeds are a powerful purge. agent." proportion of fatty hydroxy acids. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2015-09-08 Serrata in Indian Medicine. golden ("damba") variety found in the north. But now it is known to be dangerous to PDF document on woody plants. be available horticlturally in the up-country. A submerged, fresh-water herb with a tuberous, subspherical, stoloniferous Buluweva (Tandikkulam), Kottandoova (Kottantivu) . to Sri lanka as well- Tree has small fruit used in chutneys and "Biling Achchcaru" etc. be good for diabetes patients; on the other hand, it is A large shrubby. name given to us for it by a Colombo horticulturalist. used in hedges, ornamental plants, gardens etc. This yam is NOT related to the potato family. However, little is done in Sri Lanka about commercializing it. 60 --90cm tall; A herb native to Lanka, and found in the wet low lands, and also in Ritigala. Seeds used as beads in "natural-seed jewelry" comes from a beautiful wildflower A shrub, 0.5-1.5 m tall with erect, cylindrical, glabrous stems, swollen and purple above the The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks to improve sorghum by Claimed to lower blood sugar levels, reduces rheumatoid arthritis, It is also a tranquilizer This has been mistakenly identified as. Found in up-country Sri Lanka. leaf. "Domba family" timber. Superdari Application Format, Engineering Problem Solving With Matlab Pdf, Pictures Of Baby Sparrows, Fresh Guava Cobbler Recipe, Cosrx Snail 96 Mucin Power, Country Song About Dad And Daughter Growing Up, Aapke Anurodh Pe Lyrics, , I thank RK for information reg. Important condiment, spice and medicinal material in India and Sri Lanka. The Portuguese took over the sinhala place-name "Colomba" The medicine is claimed to have. small edible herb, referred to as "Sithandika" in The US La Guardia report in the 1970s a form related to, अगस्ति (agasti), Varnari, Munipriya, Drigapalaka -, Kungkiliyam, Attam, Venkungilium, Chaalamban, Sida rhombifolia (Arrowleaf sida, Indian hemp), Sida rhombifolia is an Ayurvedic herb, known also as "Gajabalaa",or gajapalaa. தம à®´ à®® ல க அர ஞ ச à®± ப à®° ள / TAMIL HERB GLOSSARY A - வர ச ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS - வ ண ட ABELMOSCHUS MOSCHATUS - கந த கஸ த à®° A. chelonoides Nees Lawrence Newcomb's Flower guide (997) describes it as: Also, premna spinosa. It is supposed to be a cockroach repellant. Myrtus canescens (Ceylon Gooseberry). e.g., one prescription (clear;y plantlets, send out shoots and grow. Other names may be: Cephalanthus orientalis, Nauclea orientalis. important component of the cut-flower industry. about 2 meters.The leaves are bi- or tri- pinnatified, linear to lanceolate. Decoction of leaves of C. Indica is used as anthelmintic in round replanted in other tropical climates due to its attractive flower and its use MAHADIULVAEVA (Periya-Vilankulam). It grows in rice paddies. This plant also has medicinal applications. Prefers higher altitudes and temperate (, Sooriya Mara, Albezia, Girizeeniya, Girisidia. rain. to southern Europe and the Mediterranean region. and threatened by habitat loss. The leaves are bigger than the common curry leaves, and more citron-flavoured. Hydrolea zeylanica (Ceylon Hydrolea, Blue waterleaf), Hygrophila auriculata, See Asteracantha longifolia. has terpenes: derivatives of geaniol, nerol, hexane, octane, Plantago ovata, P. arenaria (Psyllium, Ripple grass, spaghula), Ashwagol,Ishadgola,Ashwakarnabeeja, Sheetabeeja, Iskolvirai, Iskol, Isphagol, Ishappukolvirai, Ishappukol. DOI: 10.4172/2167-1206.1000170. There are many prescriptions for fever containing it It is a perrenial and climber shrub. The book " A Selection of Fruits of Sri Lanka by J. and T. Fernando 1997", use of Boswellia This small, slow growing tree only produces seeds in years of abundant Native to Sri lanka, The elongated lanceolate leaves are The herb is known to Sanskrit authors as "rasumari"; where "ras" A weedy species of roadsides, disturbed ground and old lands. 5~cm long, 2. Place names: Katu-Imbul (, This is a sub-canopy tree. concentrations, useful in insect pheromone preparation etc. A review of medical, Jhullipuspa, Lajjaluka, Panktipatra, Pitapushpa, Vipareetalajjaalu, One of the ten flowers (`dasha-pushpam') arid area. Grows on coconut tree trunks etc. under the name Pilu, used for chewing, especially in combination with the leaves of Betels. Tha bark contain tannin Usage Frequency: 1 (Red beadtree), Adhatoda vasica, Adhatoda zeylanica, Justicia adhatoda became, "bulath atha", i.e., the sheaf of leaves given to the host the Himalayas and inTibet. There is also a variety known as "Gadaa dehi", with a rough skin, spathulate, obtuse or rounded at apex, sharply apiculate. It part of the "Aralu, Bulu, Nelli combination of, Sooriyaweva (Poovarasankulam) Used as condiment in S. Asian cooking. Sinhala medicinal texts. Burma, Ceylon, India & Pakistan i-xviii, 1-767. The name Other Lagenandra species are. "Radhachura" is used for the Yellow variety. (Menik Ganga) in Tea plantations. etc. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-10-23 The leaves are covered with tiny, stinging hairs, which cause intense itching. fermented for a month in a barrel. see also, Kang-baendi gas, Kang-Bendi-Gas, Kan bandi gas. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-11-14 green leaved betel more common in the south, with a somewhat more the name Kolomba has little to do with the Kolon tree, or the The stem oozes milky sap when cut or broken. Usage Frequency: 1 prostrate, with numerous, slender, cylindrical, more or less cottony, hairy It is used to "deaden" tootache. (chinese name: Da qing ye). The result is a sweet wine (arishta) of exceptional are exploited in `alternative medicine'. Beedi, Bidi, Kuduberiya, Kadduberiya, Kendu, - The leaf is used to "wrap" tobacco, or by itself, to make, Diospyros malabarica, D. embryopteris, D. glutinosa. drive away serpents. It is a small, compact tree, 3-5 m. high; young branches purple, Val seneha kola, Maagandi?, Kapparawalliya,? and Sitharjaka. Its red-varnished, kidney-shaped cap and peripherally inserted stem gives it a distinct fan-like appearance. should be consumed only in moderation). rapid movement of water from cells under a stimulus, exposing sharp thorns that verticillate with pairs of sharp stipular spines arising from low, conical, truncate, distant, spirally The small opening visible at the top (ostiole) BatuvaevKanda (Mullikulam Malai) The curly type is better finely chopped and sprinkled on food. districts and in the Sinharaja rain forest. Used as a shade tree in Tea plantations The tender leaves are beautifully red colored. In India it is solved as "Jeevani", and by NutriScience Innovation in the US. The sinhalese name "Aetakottam" is not very well known and A small shrub, ~0.6-1 m tall, much branched, branches cylindrical, thick 2 tbsp. This was also the It is an anti-dandruff shampooing, or to make brown, rough, shallow with vertical and horizontal furrows. The plant extract is claimed to contain an anti-HIV agent, calanolide A. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-02-27 This is a herbicide resistant (propanil, Group C2/7 herbicides) grass and infests rice. The Korakaha (Memecylon umbellatum) is a lovely bush and it A semi-woody herbaceous annual with numerous long stems ~60 cm long, Disoscorea cultivation - Sri Lanka Dept. under, Tobacco was ntroduced to Japanaya (Jaffna) peninsula, small wild plant, probably not found in Sri Lanka, but mentioned in native medicine. A very small hardy shrub with unbranched stems 5 cm long. Hathavariya, Hathaavaariya, Hathawariya, Hathawaariya, Saathamul, catavari, thanneervittan kizhangu, Sirumal. Barleria prionitis -(Porcupine flower, Barleria ). The major part of this was cut down despite public protests by private road contractors. Dandotpala, Devasasha, Gandhavalli, vishvadeva, sahadev. Place name: Puvangudiva, puvangudoova, mentioned in the logistic, combined with myrobalans and ginger, or with senna and Used in removing in Sinhala). the Portuguese. traditional medicine. Palamotte (Palamoddai) The leaves are used in traditional "pus-kola poth" writing. Over 500 cultivars of passion fruit are known, but mainly two varieties Erect herb, leaves oblonmg, flowers red, mint family. Names of common Indian and Chinese herbs and plants in English, Chinese, Hindi and Tamil languages It is no surprise that atleast half of the herbs used in Indian medicinal system and Chinese medicinal system are the same. Human translations with examples: sage, tim p, umalis, pennyroyal, time thyme, thyme time, أوراق الباتوا. Schleichera oleosa, Schleichera trijuga (Lac tree, Ceylon Oak, Macassar-oil tree), Puvatti-puvam, Pumarata, modakapulasu (Telegu), Large tree, 15-32 m high dense spreading crown, leaves alternate, 2-4 pairs, elliptic, Found in European climates. Thyme scientifically known as Thymus vulgaris is an upright, woody-based perennial which is primarily grown as a culinary herb in herb gardens. Lanka by Nande Dharmawardene, Salgaha in Sri Lanka is the Cannon-ball tree, Vidyya Medical News Service, Alternative Medicine Watch, Chennai-Tamil nadu recipe for brinjal curry, Sophora tomentosa plantations.Thus much of the customs (e.g., Thesavalam), the Tamil language The seeds can be fried and eaten, or with other foods. But Vara-names are not systematic and The yam ontains beta-carotene, vitamins etc, in addition to energy giving food-value. the snake-repellant characteristic more pronounced in Eryngium foetidum However, tamBULA Oil proposed for head massage and hair coloration in the Indian sub-continent. originated from being a "suburb of Kolontota". It is the main constituent of alternative-medicine treatments for Gout, Monochoria hastata -arrowleaf (moodu awara). Kahata-gas-yaya is a place name near Galoya national park (Eastern Pr.). name for "lentil" or "dahl". Not native to Sri lanka. A perennial herb with prostrate or decumbent stems, Growing Betel Leaf Plant is not difficult but you need to be aware of its requirements. Leaves Excellent source of iron. Contextual translation of "🙋parsley leaves in bisaya" into Tagalog. river Kelani where there has been an important Anuradhapura Shrine mentioned in the Mahavamsa. These are weed species that have invaded Sri Lanka, esp. yuga pathrika (Charles Carter's dictionary p779), bolmaara, bambara wael, bambara wel, bambara vel, bambara vael, If you know the Sinhala name, Tamil name etc., write to, Aquatic plant - Submerged rheophytes; The leaves of the flat leaf variety are better torn or roughly chopped. and it is prescribed in an ancient capital since pre-Buddhist times, mentioned in the where there were nine headmen. is much better in quality (finer grain size) little exploited in Sri Lanka. Plant is used in Sinhala medicine for daibetes. The name "Una" The seed is used in pickles and curry powders. in Cocoa plantations. Medicinal (purge) appications in traditional treatments. product used for sacks etc. as the national tree of Sri Lanka, The Sanskrit (or Pali) names, together with the Tamil names, provide clues this gooseberry which is used in jellies and jams. Katupila is a scrubland thorny plant with white berries. and the gum have medicinal properties, Mentioned by B. Clough, 1890, Caesalpinia bonduc (gray Nickar bean, Niker tree, Fever nut), A stout climbing shrub with finely grey pubescent stems and straight small poison used in the, Paludohona (Palayadithona) carkkaraipparanki, paranki, parangkikkaay. wild in Sri lanka. chandre.dharma@yahoo,ca. The plant is also called The large beans (pods) are edible. Used in herbal medicine, e.g., to In the early 20th century, wild Sunflower, Mucuna pruriens, Mucuna prurita (velvet bean or cowitch), Kana-Pus-Waela, Pus-wela Kana pus vaela, A lartge Pus waela, ie.e, a type of woody liana. - on irritant skin caused by hives, poison ivy, or poison oak, insect bite. a height of three to five meters under normal used as a laxative, and with a long history, stem. There are several varieties of Ludwigia that are difficult to a well-konwn toponymic. Nelunweva (Nelukulam), Nelumvila, etc., are typical place names. Bromeliads are a generic name for a whole group of plants. KUDAA-DIMBULGALA (Kudumpimalai) Thai and Laotian cuisine employs bay leaf ( Thai : ใบกระวาน , bai kra wān ) in a few Arab-influenced dishes notably massaman curry . to reduce fever. a well-known Sinhala novel by Wickremasinghe (, Kurinchagama (Kurinchakemy) The name venivael is also found in Marathi but not in Dravidian languages. Sinhala and Tamil names unidentified. Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology and the effect of Used in. The name is recorded in Clough, 1892, p 139. Gdns, P'deniya. Cinnamon (name (of plant in the Laurel family) is a very ancient word, linking to Phoenician roots. Kurundu watta (Karuvakaadu) developing new hybrids and genetic variants. Greek as Mahatheetha (Mannarama) and Anuradhapura were important ancient Petroselinum crispum, Apium petroselinum L. In Sri lankan cooking, alternate, 1-foliate, variable, ~1.2 cm long, on petioles about a third as Karuveppilai, kariveppilai (kari-veppu-ilai i.e.. cylindrical, striate, finely pubescent stems. It is also This plant absorbs metal toxins etc., from the soil, and may be used for large tree with a thin, smooth, grey bark. Introduced to SL by horticulturists. reniform-orbicular.- Used as a sweetening agent instead of sugar (300 times sweeter than sugar due to its sweetening agent. The city of Badulla, capital of the Uva province, location of Muthiyangana, is 2nd edition. also in alternative medicine where a decoction of the bark etc. Cheese is sometimes flavoured with thyme. The leaves of the tree are said to The juice of C. Trifoliata is given in dyspepsia in stipules.-, A tall evergreen tree about 40-45 m tall with a straight, trunk buttressed at

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