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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Topics Discussed in This Paper. An amazing blog showing how powerful Ayurveda is. The entire parts of the plant from root vaaica leaves are used to treat many ailments. The fresh leaves of Vasica are chewed, sometimes with ginger, by yogis, or sadhus, because of their stimulant effect on the respiratory system. Commonly used Indian abortifacient plants with special reference to their teratologic effects in rats.

Chewing Plant Leaves Pharmacy field. WiesenfeldRobert L. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. I read in class 11 and I have got a biology project based on medicinal plants…. GrangeNoel J. Sprando Toxicology reports It is very useful for my school vocational project All the best!!! Showing of 27 references.

Leaf-like structures called bracts, present on the spikes; these are conspicuously veined. Flowers in dense, short spikes; stalks of the spikes shorter than leaves.

Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica

The plant is effective in treating of asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis and other disorders. Showing of 6 extracted citations.


The plant is native of India, occurs throughout the plains and in the lower regions of Himalaya. Vasaka is a very important medicinal herb where leaf, root, flower and whole plant is used for many drug formulations. Snell Journal of ethnopharmacology vascia Thanks for helping me in my biology project…….

For this help I hope that I will get full marks in the project…Thank you so much. Antitussive effect of Adhatoda vasica extract on mechanical or chemical stimulation-induced coughing in animals.

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

I really get a great help from this information……. Vasaka or Adhatoda vasica or Malabar nut is an important Ayurvedic medicinal herb. It is the leaves, which are of great importance. usex

The leaves of Vasaka contain phyto-chemicals such as alkaloids, tannins, saponins, phenolics and flavonoids. This product is endorsed by many doctors worldwide. Anti-ulcer activity of Adhatoda vasica Nees.

Vasaka is a tall, much-branched, dense, evergreen shrub, with large, lance-shaped leaves.

Uses of Adhatoda vasica (L.) Nees | National Innovation Foundation-India

The Ethnobotany of Kharan district, Balochistan, Pakistan. 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.

Review on pharmacological actions of uzes plants used in ethnoveterinary practices in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu V. Bronchitis Medicine, Ayurvedic Antispasmodics Zingiber officinale.

VohraPaddy L. FlynnSanah N. Jayant N Dhuley Journal of ethnopharmacology It softens the thick sputum, facilitates its coming out and thus brings about quick relief in bronchitis. By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License. MohiteSneha KulkarniDr. References Publications referenced by this paper. Neeta ShrivastavaAparna R. The chief use of Vasaka is as an expectorant; it is given in the form of juice, syrup or decoction.


From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper. Thank you very much. Adhqtoda such herb is Vasaka very important herb for the treatment of bronchitis and tuberculosis.

Veena DeoBK. The drug Vasaka comprises the fresh or dried leaves of the plant.

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

Skip to search form Skip to main content. Justicia adhatoda is used as medicine in Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy, Unani and other ancient system of medicine. Leaves contain an alkaloid vasicine, and an essential oil.

Justicia Search for additional papers on this topic. It is used for many medicinal uses as well as health benefits. It is used as expectorant, antispasmodic, anthelmintic, antiseptic and bronchodilator. Indian traditional herbs Adhatoda vasica and its Medicinal application.