Justicia adhatoda, commonly known in English as Malabar nut, adulsa, adhatoda , vasa, or vasaka, is a medicinal plant native to Asia, widely This shrub has a number of traditional medicinal uses in Siddha Medicine, Ayurvedic and Unani. PDF | Objective: To investigate traditional uses of medicinal plant Justicia adhatoda L. by Meitei community in Manipur. Methods: Surveys were. In Manipur Justicia adhatoda Linn. locally known as non gmangkha medicine by the local folks so as to evaluate its medicinal properties.

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It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. User Group specific search options Title. Choice of useful plant species from forests for domestication has been found to start simultaneo Ayurvedic Treatment for Cough. Checklists specific search options Observed during.

Justicia adhatoda is a shrub with lance-shaped leaves 10 to 15 centimeters in length by four wide. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Send a request for permission. Retrieved from ” https: However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

The trunk has many, long, opposite, ascending branches, where the bark is yellowish in color. Remember me Forgot password? Treatment for curing several above mentioned deadly diseases have been discovered recently but had its treatment in Ayurveda from a long time in form of herbs and fruits.


In Garhwali language it is called Basingu it is also used as vegetable but very bitter. Homegardens of Upper Assam, northeastern India are diverse and species-rich. Floristic composition and plant utilization pattern in homegardens of Upper Assam, India Desc: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Justicia adhatoda. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon.

Technology juzticia Strand Life Sciences. A total of species belo Flowers large, usws with red or yellow-barred throats, borne in compact, axillary, pedunculate spikes with large bracts.

The plant is native of India, occurs throughout the plains and in the lower regions of Himalaya. Capsule very small clavate. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.

Justicia adhatoda

Leaves contain vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid and an adhatod oil. Observation specific search options Observed during. A stiff, evergreen, much-branched perennial shrub with a strong, unpleasant odour, 1. Or, Login with your user account:. This shrub has a number of traditional medicinal uses in Siddha MedicineAyurvedic and Unani systems of medicine. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

It softens the thick sputum, facilitates its coming out and thus brings about quick relief in bronchitis. Liquid extract of the plant is used in many pharmaceutical formulations as an expectorant. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Justicia adhatoda – Wikipedia

Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. I really get a great help from this information……. This product is endorsed by many doctors worldwide. The chief use of Vasaka is as an expectorant; it is given in the form of juice, syrup or decoction. Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove adhaatoda Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, For this help I hope that I will get full marks in the project…Thank you so much. Search in all groups Search within this group.


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Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Leaf-like structures called bracts, present on the spikes; these are conspicuously veined. Experimental investigations suggest that Adusadilates finer bronchioles and ensures a smooth expectoration. Adhatoda vasica Nees Pennel A perennial undershrub with white inflorescence found growing wild in Sub-Himalayan tract and other regions of the country. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Flowers in dense, short spikes; stalks of the medicijal shorter than leaves.

Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Assam Distribution It is common troughout the state.

Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Fruits are pubescent, and are with club-shaped capsules. An evergreen gregarious shrub up to 8ft.