Botanical Name -

Lepidium sativum L.
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Full Botanical citation -

Lepidium sativum L., Sp. Pl. 644. 1753; Bhaumik in B.D. Sharma & N.P. Balakr., Fl. India 2: 206. 1993.

Family -

BRASSICACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Folk
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Vernacular names -

Total 69 Vernacular names found in 9 languages.

English (2) - common cress, garden cress
Hindi (9) - akalam, candsur, chamsuru, chandrasur, chansar, chansaur, chaunsar, halim, hurf
Kannada (5) - alavibija, alli beeja, allibija, alvi, kurutige
Malayalam (1) - asali
Marathi (6) - ahaaleev, ahaliv, ahliv, ahliva, asaaliya, athaleeva
Sanskrit (25) -
Sanskrit Comments
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ahaleeva, asalika, asalima, ashalika, bhadra, candrasura, candrika, chandrashura, chandrasura, chandrika, charmahantri, daraa, drighabija, jati, kalamesha, karavi, krishna, nandini, pashumehankarika, pasumehanakarika, raktabija, raktaraji, sidhaprayojana, suvasura, vasapuspi
Tamil (12) - aali, aalividai, ali, ali verai, ali-virai, aliverai, alivirai, alivitai, alivittu, cantiracura, cantirakam, kokila
Telugu (8) - aadithyalu, aandilee, adalavitulu, adalvitulu, adeli, aditya, adityalu, adiyalu
Urdu (1) - habb-ul-rashaad (haloon)