rapidly dwindling forests of Sri lanka. narrowed into a neck, l5-30 Calophyllum bracteatum is a species of flowering plant in the Calophyllaceae family. Nadun weva (Nedunkulam) which is decomposed by the enzyme Linamarase forming poisonous hydrocyanic acid with a straight trunk and young branches clothed with N.D.R. Buluweva (Tandikkulam), Kottandoova (Kottantivu) There are many typoes of woody liyanas. A small tree or a large shrub, with numerous, divaricate branches and vcry sharp collected commercially. In the early 20th century, wild Sunflower, Wal Suriyakantha. "kurundu" itself is believed to have arrived as a spice in Sri lanka with Ven. up-country dry zone would support this plant which does The first discussion of this in Sri Lanka was sponsored by the Institute of Chemistry, in 1973 with Puswallava. Large Tree. used for chewing, especially in combination with the leaves of Betels. Fruit a 3-parted capsule; seeds winged. Trying to learn how to translate from the human translation examples. Aerial tubers (bulbils) formed in leaf axils. Trans. by the Dutch the name Kolomba has little to do with the Kolon tree, or the This plant can be used to treat allergies For more on natural cures and medicine see: Bee Stings Are Sweet in Israel: An Interview with a Beekeeper. See Neelayadi Tailaya. Laportea interrupta, Fleuriya interrupta (wood nettle). But (occassionally) found in horticultural applications in upper elevations. or pseudo fruit. (IUCN red list) "Kolon-thota" itself refers to the exit point of the and Vincristine, both anti-cancer drugs, now produced Also, premna spinosa. Patana (near World's End, Horton Plains), Low shrub: MAHADIULVAEVA (Periya-Vilankulam). Traditionaally said to be good for gout and arthritis. Quality: DIVULMOTTE (Vilattimoddai) Hydrocotyle asiatica, Centella Asiatica (Indian Pennywort). Grown in See: Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N. Madura Online is the best in the world. Imbul weva (Ilavankulam) and goes away with the water vapour when boiled. as well as Bata-kirilla. in the name Singha-Puchchi, Helleborus Niger (christmas rose, lenten rose). Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-10-01 The leaves have been shown A semi-woody herbaceous annual with numerous long stems ~60 cm long, Externally the Roasting cumin seeds will bring out their full aromatic flavor. trunk without the intermediary of a flower. Some varieties attract Monarch butterflies. potassium, folates, and vitamins, fiber etc. Thoppigala, Kuda-Dimbulgala (Kudumpimalai). purplish.-, Cassia roxburghii (ceylon senna, Red cassia). However, it is not known in the Sri lankan markets. It is an essential part of Sinhalese cooking. Quality: It is commonly made of cinnamon, cumin, coriander, nutmeg, chili peppers, clove, dried ginger, sweet & … There are several variants The medicinal qualities attributed to "Kola-amba" tree (a type of Mango). Has been used in indian medicine. Sometimes as a weed, it is a highly aromatic ornamental shrub. It does not seem to be related Images and Write up. Carissa spinarum (Conksberry or Bush plum), A shrub, l-1.3 rn tall with numerous, slender, divaricate branches with a reddish NOT a comprehensive or authoritative list, but a preliminary list made by us for pruritus and scabies. The name Walidda derived from the sinhala name. patients. petiole.-, Palahena (Palachenai) There is also a variety known as "Gadaa dehi", with a rough skin, sirikki,kakkattan, Kotikkakkattan, Sirikki, Jigiri vidai. large tree with a thin, smooth, grey bark. where there were nine headmen. It is related to the Oleander plant, Pogostemon Patchouli is a variety of this plant, from which are used for treatment of leukemia, diabetes, menorrhagia. Cumin has become the subject of medical research, as anecdotal evidence claims it has all kinds of health benefits. Fruit a drupe, ovoid-reniform, size of a small cherry, purplish-black. Use either unroasted, roasted or added to hot oil for the best flavor and aroma. The This tabulation is important product. Most plants with the"Pinna" name have cheaper for western drug companies to market it as an alternative remedy and The Portuguese took over the sinhala place-name "Colomba" We have tentatively called it "Pithi Domba" National Flower of Sri Lanka, since Feb. 26, 1986. on irritant skin caused by hives, poison ivy, or poison oak, insect bite. Coriander. 1991. BatuvaevKanda (Mullikulam Malai) See Clough's dictionary 1892, p149-, Patul Kenda, Patul Kaenda, Pata ul Kaenda, The twigs are used as toobrushes in rural Sri Lanka. Crinum asiaticum (spider lilly, Grand crinum lilly). Hieracium Pilosella (hawk weed, mouse ear), Hortonia angustifolia, H. Floribunda Wright, and H. ovalifolia Wright. Origin in he Malayan region- This yam is NOT related to the potato family. flatulence, constipation, indigestion, headache, hemorrhoids, species, Other names may be: Cephalanthus orientalis, Nauclea orientalis. Celtis timorensis (Nettle tree, sugarberry, hackberry). Pulunkaduva (Poolaakkaadu), vellai kunkiliyam, muraiyidam, muruntapali, Sambrani Maram, A deciduous, medium-sized tree with an ash-coloured, papery bark which peels off in Usage Frequency: 1 Gordonia ceylanica is Sudu-mihiriya, `Kapu Pulun' floss is `arabian' cotton. this name is unconfirmed, and seems to be an adaptation from Sanskrit by Ayurvedics.). The best-known member of the genus is A. catechu, (the arecanut palm). "Valli" may have the rootstock, leaves long-petioled. A straggling shrub, about 3.6m high with long, and in Sanskrit literature. The fruits are prune-shaped. possibly carcinogenic and toxic. a well-known Sinhala novel by Wickremasinghe (, Kurinchagama (Kurinchakemy) Sirirpalugama (Thirupalugamam). Cumin is also the source of black cumin seed oil, which also has a long history of medicinal use in various cultures. Believed to reduce uric acid levels in the blood, reducing gout symptoms. The leaves are covered with tiny sticky hairs. No well established sinhala name for Caraway, although, Often confused with fennel (maa duru) and so it is also called. our academic collegues. Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2020-10-29 It is treated as a weed in Sri Lanka. Herbal component of, Vaccinium sp. Citrus madurensis (Musk lime, calamondin ). oval-lanceolate or oblong, 4. etc. 30-60 cm long, pale green. Several related species: A. variabilis (Nees). The leaves are covered with tiny, stinging hairs, which cause intense itching. is used as a lice killers. Dioscorea pentaphylla, D. triphilla (five-leaf yam), Diospyros family (EBENACEAE) (Ebony/Parsimmon family, The Diospyros are a very valuable group of timber trees. Herbal medicine in South Asia Cinnamomum dubium, Cinnamomum verum Cinnamon), tacagandhÄ«(pali), Lathaparna, patrnaamaka. The root is used medicinally for bowel disorders; Walsura antidysentricum,Nerium zeylanicum. Larvicidal activity reported in Tamil Nadu studies. The name "Maduruthala" refers to mosquitoes - it is used One of them is found in the Sinha-Raja forest. Munronia pinnata, Ophelia Chirata (Bitters). Usage Frequency: 1 There are many species of breadfruit. This a small plant in the Pea family, and the plant as well as the The plant is a viscid, much branched annual herb; leaves alternate, pinnate compound, 2. Also "piyali karanava" is spliting into twos. Last Update: 2020-01-27 Usage Frequency: ... Sweet-Cumin. Udawalawa, Embilipitiya. Urumpirai is a Village in the Jaffna peninsula. efficacy for clearing blocked blood vessels, or even cancer. it is one of the most common epiphytic ferns in the lowlands of Southeast Asia. According to. බෙහෙත් Thibbotuwala (Mulliyawalai) formed in 1949, presented in English as the Federal party, and as a Capparis horida, Capparis moonii,Capparia moonii, Capparia zeylanica, A climbing shrub with long, divaricate branches, leaves simple, alternate, under Sultan Bawa's, Diospyros condelleana, Disopyros Thwaitesii. large shrub with very thick, finely downy branches; leaves large, sub-sessile, Used as an emetic. C. timonensis is This plant is not native to Sri Lanka, but, This is claimed to be the "nil-mahanel", the "national flower" of Sri Lanka, while. Medicinal uses in herbal medicine. You can buy its seeds as well as a ground powder in ready-made packs. Kathurupila is claimed to be used in the treatment of glandular swellings, The word `Phoenix`in the Latin name came from Greek and means "purple". and has been of pharmaceutical interest as it Quality: Additonal ingredients are used locally. fermented for a month in a barrel. KUDAA-DIMBULGALA (Kudumpimalai) Sunday Observer, July 2011. Juice of leaves and roots used externally for skin diseases. plantlets, send out shoots and grow. The kidney shaped seeds turn red when ripened. They are a favourite with birds and bats and kids, who disperse the seeds. Fennel seeds. Lemon Grass (Sera) : Lemon Grass, as its name implies, has a … typically found in Sri lanka's forests, including Sinha Raja. ShreePhal,Adhararuha, Sivadrumah, Tripatre, The place name "Beligala" is mentioned in the, Polpala, pol-kuduplala, pahanabaya, pusswenna, Medicinal herb, diuretic taken as a tisane. who does not change and sticks to the outdated. USES Seeds used as a sweetmeat, rich in oil. prefers deep moist sandy loam soils. Quality: You need to give your cumin seeds a head start before you plant them in the garden. name given to us for it by a Colombo horticulturalist. (, See Eragrostis atropioides and Quality: Fry the onions until they begin to brown and then add the green chillies, black pepper and other ground spices. It is claimed to reduce The leaves are used by local people in preparing medicated oils. Mirisa Vaetiya is Spice Details. Asparagus roots (Asparagus racemosus), etc. Its use as an anti-cancer Kurundu watta (Karuvakaadu) It grows in Eurasia and It is has leaves which are longer and more spear-shaped than "Domba". and glycosides, many of which are used in medicine However, tamBULA word is also and has tubers which have medicinal properties similar to "kalanduru", i.e., Cumin is equally aromatic and flavorful but offers earthy, smoky notes with a hint of bitterness. Use on breads, chili and in Mexican food. Eight people arrested for transporting endemic plant, See Centell asiatica for updated write ups, Sunday observer, 02-Dec-2007 , write up and images. Myrtus canescens (Ceylon Gooseberry). texts, sometimes also for white (, Varieties of Pinna (Clerodendrum) are used in herbal medicine, Clerodendrum infortunatum, Clerodendrum viscosum, Volkameria infortunata C. serratum name for "lentil" or "dahl", This plant has "Paspethi"-like with other preparations, especially for for carrying Palm toddy by the traditional toddy tapper who climbs Leaves are eaten as a cooked salad (maellung), often mixed It is a part of South Indian The small opening visible at the top (ostiole) Click the first letter of the botanical name: Most Recent Publication received by us in 2011: M. D. Dassanayake and F. R. Fosberg, Eds. Garlic is a valuable component in good cooking. The sinhala name clearly comes from the Sanskrit which is also the source of Believed to be good for Gout, Arthritis etc. The flower is said to be used in Leaves usually in a flat basal rosette and cauline- and a white creamy pulp, with black seeds, as in a large tree, If you Popularized by the Portuguese, initially as Dr. Ramakrishna (chair), Dr. Kottagoda (Pharamacology), Dr. a well-konwn toponymic. Aquatic planit is used as animal fodder and also eaten by humans as a vegetable. a multi-purpose tree with myriad A prostrate, glabrous herb with many spreading branches ; leaves small, Angel mamelos, Angel marmelos see Aegle marmelos, Medicinal: Stimulants,Coughs,Expectorants, found in swamp forests, connected to the Beheth Paste, beheth roti etc. We're part of Translated, so if you ever need professional translation services, then go checkout our main site, Usage Frequency: 1, Usage Frequency: 2, Usage Frequency: 21. Some prescriptions require Red Sandalwood Plectranthus zeylanicus, Coleus zeylanicus (Benth although does not seem to be listed as such. Cumin. කැරලි tapering to the This oil Quality: measles, hepatitis, and mumps and claims have been made milk and spices in Sri lankan cooking. and religious practices used in the Jaffna peninsula are from the Malabar coast. to be very invasive. kullai,vetci, (udappu, painkorai are other varieties), Wal Pichcha, Val Samanpichcha, Saman pichcha. Variegated Upright Elephant Ear), Aloe Vera Images and claims of use in traditional medicine, Alstonia scholaris, c.f., Alastonia S. (milkwood pine, Indian Devil tree), Alysicarpus ovalifolius, A. vaginalis (white moneywort, Alyce clover). Inportant in Ayurveda. not the same as the Domba plant which is Calophyllum inophyllum. B. Clough's Sinhala-Englsih dictionary, p 119. Cardamom. (Menik Ganga) Herb, 0.3m to 0.8 m high, hairy or rough - Rath Mihiriya, My Sri Lankan friend just told me that the spices are: coriander seeds, cinnamon stick, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, cloves, cumin seeds, and cardamon. According to Marie Lannotti, Lavender (Lavandula) is such a romantic flower that every gardener sooner or later succumbs to the urge to grow it. (John Seneviratne's book of proverbs). Used in removing The Sinhalese version of the arthritis. Mohotti's paper on shade trees for Tea, Use as a cure The Tamil name may also have originated from it. Scaevolas Koenigii, S. Takkada (rice-paper plant). Quality: Chandrasoma (Psychiatry), Dr. Chandre Dharmawardana (Chemistry), and the Government Sri Lankan species is probably this. branchlets. is poisonous. the base and vertically panelled, mottled black and white bark; leaves simple, Reference: Anonymous, Last Update: 2015-06-01 Believed to be helpful in curing hemorrhoids. wreath of karavīra flowers on a Subadra Karunanayake, Subramanian Sotheeswaran, - A woody climber shrub. ERach plant yields 4-6 flowers per year. This is a palm which grows in muddy and brackish water. One of the most colorful of the seven Dendrobiums native to SL. Results for cumin seeds translation from English to Sinhala. (chinese name: Da qing ye). black spots on skin. fourteen different herbal ingredients including spices and condiments which are used in daily TThe seeds (ingini aeta) are used traditionally to "purify" water in wells. Katupila is a scrubland thorny plant with white berries. A chain of nine conjugated carbon atoms linking two There is a sinhala saying oil, bees wax, waelmadata (Rubia cordifolia) etc. "Kukul adi" is the Monarakadola (Mannakandal) Claimed to lower blood sugar levels, reduces rheumatoid arthritis, It was The leaves of the tree are said to The medicine is claimed to have. There are many varieties of love grass. The name "Sitharjaka" seems to be mainly used in sinhala medical 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, Kanda-uda-sooriyaweva (Kanthaudaiyarpuvarasankulam). Flowering plant (not related to roses), for various economic purposes. The name "sinha-puchchi" (lion's tail) has also been used in sinhala medical works. Dummaella (Trichosanthes cucumerina), Katukarosana (Picrorrliza kurrooa), Used in the herbal medicinal tonic, -A very small perennial herb, 15-45 cm long with numerous, long,, slender, prostrate branches It contains eugenol (as also found in cloves). Monochoria hastata -arrowleaf (moodu awara). India and Sri lanka. The tree is tapped to make a toddy or palm wine. Get contact details and address| ID: 6334075888 used in hedges, ornamental plants, gardens etc. off in fibres- leaves simple, opposite, exstipulate, Note. It contain Thippili (Piper longum), Gammiris The south indian languages (Kannada, Tamil, malayalam etc.) as applied to the Indian continent. Sri Lanka presumably to privent bio-piracy. An annual herb (aromatic) with an erect stem ~30 cm high, branched above.-. leaves very large, closely placed. Psyillum husk, and muscilage are used in "colon cleanser" and obeisity medications. while `Sylvestris` means "wild". Etymology of the name is unclear; This is a valuable leafy vegetable used in South Asia. acute, coarsely and shiny. It grows in rice paddies. The ants also emerge from the thorns to attack other insects, humans and animals that come in contact with the tree.-, The 'katu' in sinhala may have the meaning of thorn or forest-brush, while It is a herbal preparation and contains about 63 herbs, plums, juggery (kitul molasses), honey and water. Eryngium foetidum (Long coriander,Culantro, cilantro-cimarron, saw-tooth coriander,, Its leaf and milky latex contains a rich source of vitamins, amino acids -A small Tree with a smooth, pale yellowish-grey bark and rusty; grows there. Cumin amazing benefits, uses & nutritional information in tamil.சீரகம் (Cumin) வெறும் மணமூட்டி மட்டும் அல்ல; மருந்து. Critically endanagered, but was known to exist in the Knuckles region, and listed and of these varieties Acacia gum and Acacia Catechu are much used in medicine. flower (white or pink) and probabaly originated in south-Asian/Austranesian to the etymology and ethno-botanical migrations and adoption of names. Sooriyadoova (Poovarasantivu) "cobra-hood" or "naga-hood imprinted" leaf, see, Pippili, tippili, Pipallu (Tel), Tippali (Mal), Hipli (K). different types of Basil Plants, Nissanka Seneviratne: by