T.J. Dennis's scientific contributions

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... Raamasenaka, Haima (growing in Himalayan region.). 1 Different vernacular names are Kirata (Sanskrit), Kirataka (Sanskrit), Bhunimba (Sanskrit), Kiratatiktaka (Sanskrit); Chirta (Assamese); Chirata (Bengal), Chireta (English); Kariyatu (Gujrati), Kariyatun (Gujrati); Chirayata (Hindi); Nalebevu (Kannada), Chirata Kaddi (Kannada), Chirayat (Kannada); Lose (Kashmiri), Chiraita (Kashmiri); Nelaveppu (Malayalam), Kirayathu (Malayalam), Nilamakanjiram (Malayalam); Kiraita (Marathi), Kaduchiraita (Marathi); Chireita (Oriya); Chiretta (Punjabi), Chiraita (Punjabi); Nilavembu (Tamil); Nelavemu (Telugu); Chiraita (Urdu). 2 Its parts used for medicinal purpose is panchanga (whole plant). Here, panchanga are phala (fruits), moola (root), pushpa (flower), kanda (stem) and patra (leaves). ...
... Phytoconstituents of Various Parts of Calotropis procera13 -rhamnoglucoside Esters of β − calotropeols, Evanidin 3-rhamnoglucoside, volatile fatty acids and long-chain fatty acids, esters of waxy acids, evanidin-3-rhamnoglucosides and alcohols. Stem bark d-and -β calotropeols -β amyrin, giganteol, a colourless wax, tetracyclic terpene (small quantity), sterols ...
... Gmelina arborea is a fast-growing, deciduous and economically important tree species. The roots of this plant are one of the ingredients of "Dashmuladikwath" and "Bhrahatpanchamool" of Ayurveda, which constitutes a number of Ayurvedic preparations, used as tonics (Sharma et al., 2001). The roots and bark materials of this plant are useful in hallucination, piles, abdominal pains, burning sensations, fevers, 'tridosha' and urinary discharge (Nadkarni, 1976;Kirtika, 1984). ...
... Black cumin has historically been a component of traditional Indian medicine regimens such as Ayurveda and Unani. [7] Oil and seeds from N. nativa have widely been exploited for medicinal benefits, [8][9] despite the seeds having wide culinary application as spices or preservatives. When mixed with food/honey, cumin seeds have traditionally been effective as safe anthelminthic, lactogogues or carminative agents. ...