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varuna (vä·rōō·n),

n Latin name:
Crataeva nurvala; parts used: bark, leaves; uses: in Ayurveda, pacifies kapha and vata, promotes pitta dosha (bitter, astringent, light, dry), demulcent, laxative, tonic, liver stimulant, urinary infections, kidney stones; precautions: skin irritation. Also called
Crataeva religiosa, barna, barun, or
three-leaved caper.
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Varuna as the god of waters and fertility is connected with the crocodile.
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Ayurvedic Herbs such as; Akarkara, Varuna, Jivanti, Arjuna, and more.
varuna, which have been recognized as malaria vectors in India.
Also new is the hand-tufted Varuna Zieglar Collection.
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Seven-night flight-inclusive prices start at pounds 419 at the Varuna Belek (pounds 219 for accommodation only) or pounds 429 (pounds 229) at the Gloria Verde Resort and Spa.
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