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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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Justicia adhatoda – Useful Tropical Plants

This paper summarizes the nesting patterns of some terrestrial birds in Danta forest of North Gujar The plant has got tremendous medicinal importance viz. This product is endorsed by many doctors worldwide. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.

This comprises an account of the foliicolous fungal collections collected along with adhatlda host l It is the leaves, which are of great importance.


The chief use of Vasaka is as an expectorant; it is given in the form of juice, syrup or decoction. Phytochemical screening and antioxidant potency of Adhatoda vasica and Vitex negundo, The Bioscan; 8 2: Thank you very much. A stiff, evergreen, much-branched perennial shrub with a strong, unpleasant odour, 1. Homegardens of Uess Assam, northeastern India are diverse and species-rich.

The plant contains a non-volatile alkaloid, vasicine, an organic acid, adhatodic acid, sugar, gum and salts. It has different names in different languages.

Also read about what is Ayurveda? Leaves opposite, elliptic-lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, margins entire, apex acute, cm long, hairy, light green above, dark beneath, leathery. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Kinetic and Equilibrium Studies”. It is very useful for my school vocational project All the best!!! Vasaka or Adhatoda vasica or Malabar nut is an important Ayurvedic medicinal herb. It is used as expectorant, antispasmodic, anthelmintic, antiseptic and bronchodilator. Rashtrapati Bhavan Estates is a large semi-natural area comprising significant patches of secondary Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3.

Search in all groups Search within this group. 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.

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They are surrounded by two crescent-shaped cells at right angles to the ostiole. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity.


Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Vasaka is a tall, much-branched, dense, evergreen shrub, with large, lance-shaped leaves.

Leaves contain vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid and an essential oil. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Justicia adhatoda. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda.

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I read in class 11 and I have got a biology project based on medicinal plants…. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.

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Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. The entire parts of the plant from root to leaves are used to treat many ailments. It is also called Adhatoda vasicawhich justiicia derived from a former scientific name. One such herb is Vasaka very important herb for the treatment of bronchitis and tuberculosis. Retrieved from ” https: