Bombax ceiba


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Noun1.Bombax ceiba - East Indian silk cotton tree yielding fibers inferior to kapok
Bombax, genus Bombax - trees of chiefly South America
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Table (2) shows that Bombax ceiba is morphologically distinct from Ceiba pentanda and Ceiba speciosa in thorn shape & color, trunk developed with butteresses, tree branching type, large pulvinus, petiole length (14.
To cite in details just one instance of such divergency, while Kaviraj 1 treated fula rogh with a mixture of Bombax ceiba, C.
The seeds of Bombax ceiba L seeds have been recently identified to be one of the potential natural coagulants for production of clean water for rural people in Tanzania.
Crystalline sugar (talmishri) prepared from sap of Borassus flabellifer was added to macerated roots of Bombax ceiba and fruits of Myristica fragrans.
Damage to mature trees of Acacia modesta Populus deltoides Bombax ceiba and Tamarix sumba was not recorded in any plantation.
Roots of Bombax ceiba, as used by the Kaviraj (Serial Number 27) are also used traditionally in India to treat sexual weakness (Verma et al.
The Kavirajes of the areas surveyed in the present study used ghee along with Bombax ceiba, Zingiber officinale, and Anthocephalus chinensis for treatment of bone fracture.
Thus of the six common plant species observed between the two studies, the present healer used Bombax ceiba for treatment of 'being touched by evil wind' whereas in the previous study, the healers used this plant species for treatment of sexual weakness in males.
The leaves and roots of Bombax ceiba were taken in combination to increase sexual activity (i.
For treatment of urination difficulties, the roots of Bombax ceiba facing east were used in the formulation (Serial Number 15).
On the other hand, for treatment of decreased sperm count and passing of semen with urine, stems of Phyllanthus emblica were combined with fruits of Terminalia chebula, leaves of Mucuna pruriens and roots of Ipomoea mauritiana, Bombax ceiba and Asparagus racemosus for treatment.
The roots of Bombax ceiba were used along with Piper cubeba, Curculigo orchioides, and Withania somnifera for treatment of impotency.