Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , A.K. Gangwar and others published Medicinal uses and pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica. Ethnomedicinal uses. All the parts of Adhatoda vasica has been used for their curative effects from ancient times (Atal, ). It has. been used. The present survey of this plant reveals that Adhatoda vasica Nees belonging to family Acanthaceae, commonly known as Adosa, is found many regions of India.

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Randomized trial of a fixed combination KanJang of herbal extracts containing Adhatoda vasica, Echinacea purpurea and Eleutherococcus senticosus in patients with upper respiratory tract infections. Indian traditional herbs Adhatoda vasica and its Medicinal application.

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Treatment adhatodaa 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. Sprando Toxicology reports References Publications referenced by this paper.

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The plant is native of India, occurs throughout the plains and in the lower regions of Himalaya.

Vasaka (Malabar nut) Medicinal Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Neeta ShrivastavaAparna R. For this help I hope that I will get full marks in the project…Thank you so much. Chewing Plant Leaves Pharmacy field. WiesenfeldRobert Vasicq.

Vasica is most well-known for its effectiveness in treating respiratory conditions. It softens the thick sputum, facilitates its coming out and thus brings about quick relief in bronchitis. The expectorant activity is due to stimulation of bronchial glands. Justicia adhatoda is used as medicine in Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy, Unani and other ancient system of medicine.

One such herb is Vasaka very important herb for the treatment of bronchitis and tuberculosis.

Vasaka is a very important medicinal herb where leaf, root, flower and whole plant is used for many drug formulations.

Topics Discussed in This Paper. The leaves of Vasaka contain phyto-chemicals such as alkaloids, tannins, saponins, phenolics and flavonoids. GrangeNoel J.

Citations Publications citing this paper. FlynnSanah N. The chief use of Vasaka is as an expectorant; it is given in the form of juice, syrup or decoction. Anti-ulcer activity of Adhatoda vasica Nees.

The entire parts of the plant from root to leaves are used to treat many ailments. Activity of bromhexine and ambroxol, semi-synthetic derivatives of vasicine from the Indian shrub Adhatoda vasica, against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro.


Vasaka or Adhatoda vasica or Malabar nut is an important Ayurvedic medicinal herb. MohiteSneha KulkarniDr.

The fresh leaves of Vasica are chewed, sometimes with ginger, by yogis, or emdicinal, because of their stimulant effect on the respiratory system. Leaves contain vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid and an essential oil.

Thanks for helping me in my biology project……. An amazing blog showing how powerful Ayurveda is. Showing of 27 references. Leaf-like structures called bracts, present on the spikes; these are conspicuously veined. Showing of 6 extracted citations. The Ethnobotany of Kharan district, Balochistan, Pakistan. Bruhn Journal of ethnopharmacology This product is endorsed by many doctors worldwide. Skip to search form Skip to main content. Jayant N Dhuley Journal of ethnopharmacology It is used as expectorant, antispasmodic, anthelmintic, antiseptic and bronchodilator.

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