Traded Medicinal Plants Database

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We present to you 960 Traded Indian Medicinal Plants species.Here you can type botanical name and get vernacular names and trade name correlation. You can also get details regarding parts traded.

 

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Plant species
Botanical NameAllium cepa L.
Family LILIACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Homeopathy, Tibetian, Unani, Sidha and Modern

Distribution
This species is probably native to the Middle Asiatic countries in the region of Iran and Pakistan, and is in cultivation from pre-historic times. The near East Asiatic and the Mediterranean regions are considered to be the secondary centres of origin.This species is cultivated in India since ancient times and its existence in the wild form is doubtful.
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Arabic (2)basal, basl
English (2)common onion, onion
Hindi (7)kanda, kando, piaz, piyaj, piyaz, pyaj, pyaz
Kannada (7)eerulli, irulli, kunbali, neerulli, nirulli, ullagaddi, vengayam
Malayalam (5)bawang, ceriyaulli, cuvannulli, eerulli, ira-vengayam
Marathi (4)kamdo, kanda, kandaa, piyav
Persian (2)piyas, piyaz
Sanskrit (20)dirghapatra, durgandha, latarka, mahakanda, mukhadusaka, nripakanda, nripapriya, nripavhaya, nripeshtha, palandu, palanduh, palanduhu, rajapalandu, rajapriya, rajeshtha, raktakanda, rochaka, sukandaka, yavaneshtha, yavanesta
Tamil (102)acam2, aleriyam2, aritarapasakam, cukantam#, cukantam@, cukantanam, cukantaram, cukantarapputu, cukarantam, cukkirantam, cumirtam2, eeravengayam, eerulli, enkalapputu, enkanapputu, etcam, ira-vengayam, irakayam, irakkacciyam, irakucci, irakuccipputu, irakuccittam, irakucittam, irankayam, iratam2, iravengayam, iravenkayam, iravenkayam#, iravenkayam@, iravulli, irulli, kaccanakayam, kaccankayam, kantaculikam, kantam, kapalakini, kapalakinipputu, karam3, katikaropi, kayam, kayam3, kayatari, kayattiri, kecaram5, kuranacam, kutam2, kutamakayam, mannai 2, matukkamam, mesakaputpam, mukantakam, mukattusanam, mukatusikam, mullittalati, muttuppuvali, naimamicam, naimamicappuntu, nattirulli, niccayam, nicciyam1, nirulli, palan@, palankayam, palantu, palantu 1, palantukam, pantu, pantu@, perullattali, racakam, racakam#, recanam, tati, tirkkapattira2, tirkkapattirakam3, tirkkapattiram2, titcanakantakam, titcanakantakam@, titcanakantam, titcanakantam@, titcanakkantakayam, titcanakkantam, travenkayam, travulli, turturumam, ukkiranamam, ullegaddi, ulli, vallimatarai, vekuracakam, vekuracakappuntu, vella-vengayam, vellai venkayam, vellavengayam, vengayam, venggayum, venkaayam, venkan, venkayam, venkayam 1, venkayappuntu, yiravenkayam
Telugu (10)erra ulligadda, erragaddalu, neermulli, neerulli, nirulli, ulli gaddalu, vuligaddalu, vulligaddalu, vullipayalu, yerragadda
Tibetan (3)ba la nda (p), pa la na da (d), pa la nda
Urdu (6)piyaz, piyaz safaid, piyaz taza, pyaz, tukhm piyaz, tukhm-i-piyaz

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
Not recorded (2) chuvannulli, onion

 
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