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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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They are surrounded by two crescent-shaped adhqtoda at right angles to the ostiole. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation.

The plant is native of India, occurs throughout the plains and in the lower regions of Himalaya. Related observations Show all. Homegardens of Upper Assam, northeastern India are diverse and species-rich. A stiff, evergreen, much-branched perennial shrub with a strong, unpleasant odour, 1.


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

Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. An evergreen gregarious shrub up to 8ft. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Adhatoda vasica Nees Pennel A perennial undershrub with white inflorescence found growing wild in Sub-Himalayan tract and other regions of the country.

Flowers are eaten fried. Justicia adhatoda Scientific classification Kingdom: Thiruvananthapuram District harbours more than 1, justidia plants of which plants are hosts I really get a great help from this information……. Ayurvedic Treatment for Bronchitis.

Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Liquid extract of the plant is used in many pharmaceutical formulations as an expectorant. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Justicia adhatoda.

Nadkarni, Popular Prakashan, Bombay,pp. Browse through the entire list of medicinal plants. Send a request for permission.

Retrieved 3 January Capsule very small clavate. Angiosperm diversity of Sonbhadra District, Uttar Pradesh: Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.

Justicia adhatoda – Wikipedia

Choice of useful plant species from forests for domestication has been justucia to start simultaneo The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India.


Views Read Edit View history. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Ayurvedic Treatment for Asthma. The entire parts of the plant from root to leaves are used to treat many ailments. Thank you very much.

Justicia adhatoda

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Justicia adhatodacommonly known in English as Malabar nutadulsaadhatoda, vasa, or vasaka, [1] [2] is a medicinal plant native justcia Asiawidely used in Siddha MedicineAyurvedichomeopathy and Unani systems of medicine.

Leaves contain vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid and an essential oil. Or, Login with your user account:. Flowers are usually white and the inflorescence shows large, dense, axillary spikes.

User Group specific search options Title. Adhatoda vasica Nees in Wall. Vasaka or Adhatoda vasica or Malabar nut is an important Ayurvedic medicinal herb.