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Trade Name:
KALIHARI MOOL
Part Used:
ROOTS

Plant species
Botanical NameGloriosa superba L.
Family LILIACEAE
Threat StatusLow Risk-Near Threatened / Regional
Used InAyurveda, Tibetian, Unani, Sidha and Folk

Distribution
A Paleotropic species found in Africa, Madagascar, India to Indo-China and Malesia. It is found throughout tropical India. This species is globally distributed in the Paleotropics. Within India, it is found throughout the tropical region common in the moist deciduous forests.
Common Uses
The root of Langali is used in the form of powder to treat ARTHRITIS (vatarakta), piles, boils, for extraction of foreign body, for easy delivery, baldness, scrofula and ear diseases.Piles:Paste of langali mixed with sirisa (Albizia lebbeck )seeds should be applied on the haemorrhoids (5-10 gms) (GN.2.4.119),Boils:Root or seeds of langali are pounded with sour gruel and the paste is applied locally. It destroys boils caused by insects (5 gms)(GN.2.1.121).Scrofula:Oil cooked with one-fourth paste of langali tuber and four times nirgundi (Vitex negundo) juice should be taken as snuff and applied externally. it destroys scrofula (3-5 drops)(AH.U.30.21)
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Gloriosa superba
DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Gloriosa superba
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
English (3)climbing lily, flame lily, glory lily
Hindi (18)bachnag, carrihari, kalhar, kaligari, kalihari, kalihari sans.n. langalie, kariari, karihari, karkari, karlari, kathari, kulhari, lakya, lalukhri, langali, langli, langlya, languli
Kannada (41)aghni shikhe, aginsikhe, agni sikhe, agnisikhe, akka thangi balli, akkatangaballi, balipaapu, balipapu, bennebidiru, chavathi hoo, chowthi hoo, gowri gadde, huliyuguru, indrana gedde, jokumaarana balli, kandi kannina gadde, karadekannu, karadi kannina gedde, karadikanninagadde, kenchan daapu, kenkannadapu, koli kutumana gedde, kolikuttuma, kolikutuma, kolikutumana balli, kolikutumana gedde, naagaleekana gedde, naangalika, naangulika, nangulika, onapoo, onapu, shishira rakthaballi, shivaraktiballi, shivashakthi, shivashakti, sivaraktaballi, sivaraktiballi, sivasaktiballi, totil, wanahavu
Malayalam (11)kandal, kantal, kithonni, macttoennui, malattamara, manthori-kizhangu, melloni, mendoni, mentonni, mettonni, ventoni
Marathi (13)bach-nag, bachnag, indai, kala-lavi, kalalaavi, kallavi, karianag, khadyanag, nagakaria, nagarika, nagkaria, vagh-batasko, vaghahyo-davlyo arti
Sanskrit (45)agnijvala, agnimukhi, agnisikha, agnisikkha, ahijihoa, amrita, ananta, dipta, ga pushpasaurabha, garbhagatini, garbhanut, garbhapatani, garbhapatini, garbhhaghhatini, hali, halini, haripriya, hiranyapuspi, indrapushpika, indrapuspi, kalihari, kalikari, kalikarika, kanakapuspi, kandali, langala, langalahvaya, langalaka, langalakhya, langalaki, langali, langalika, langaliki, languli, nakta, rbhanuta, shakrapushpi, sikkhajihoa, sukrapushpika, svarnapushpa, vanhivaktra, visalya, vishalya, vranahrita, vudyutajvala
Tamil (78)akkinichilam, alalavayiram, anantai 4, anaravam, anaravan, anarvan, ancanala 2, centonri, cevakanar kilanku, cevakanputu, chevaganar-kizhangu, cikappukkantal, civacaktivalli, civanarkilanku, civappukkantal, ilangali, ilankali, intuputpikam, iradi, irati 2, iratiputam, irumbu, irumpu, irumputu, itankali k kilanku, kaanthal kizhangu, kai 2, kairam, kalaippaik-kizhangu, kalapai-k-kilanku, kalapai-kilang, kalappai kizhangu, kalappai-k-kilanku, kalappaikizhangu, kalappaikkilangu, kalappaikkilanku, kalappaikkilankucceti, kalappakilangu, kalappankizhangu kaanthal, kalippaikizhangu, kandal, kannovu, kannovuppuntu, kannuvelli, kantakkilanku, kantal, kantavacikaram, kantavacikarappu, karltigaikkilangu, karthigai kilang, kartikkai-kizhangu, karttikai, karttikai-k-kilanku, karttikaik-kizhangu, karttikaippu, kodai, kotai, kurincippu, kurutikkantal, milankali 1, milankili, nabhikkodi, nalavitatatcani, napikkoti, navikkilanku, naviyam, nayani, nerivitam, parai, parparai, tiptam, tonri, totti, turrukkatu, vellai-nabhi, ven thondri, venton rikkilanku, ventonri 2
Telugu (35)adavi nabhi, adavi-nabhi, adaviabhi, adavinaabhi, adavinabhhi, adavinabhi, adavinabi, agni sikha, agni-shikha, agnishikha, agnisikha, agnisikhha, deyyapu mokka, deyyapu poola chettu, ganjeri, kalaga puvvu, kalapagadda, kalapangadda, kalappa-gadda, kandiakoti aaku, kannu nopi mokka, laangali, langali, nabhi, posalapoligodi gadda, pothi, poththinabhi, potti dumpa, potti nabhi, potti-dumpa, pottidumpa, pottinaabhhi, pottinabhi, pottudumpa, vasa naabhi
Tibetan (2)la nga la (p), la nga li
Urdu (2)kanol, kulhar

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
ROOTS (4) gloriosa superba, kalihari, kalihari mool, kalihari mul
SEEDS (2) gloriosa superba, karadikannina gida
Not recorded (3) kalihari, kalihari mool, kalihari seed
ROOT (1) kalihari mool
TUBERS (2) kaliharimool, karadikannina gida
SEED (2) kanvalli, vedhai
TUBER (2) kanvalli, vedhai

 

 

 

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