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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Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses.

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

An evergreen gregarious shrub up to 8ft. Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, a tropical moist deciduous forest along the Indo-Nepal boarder com By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A total of species belo Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Retrieved 3 January Or, Login with your user account:.


Justicia adhatoda – Useful Tropical Plants

A stiff, evergreen, much-branched perennial shrub with a strong, unpleasant odour, 1. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India. Leaf-like structures called bracts, present on the usez these are conspicuously veined. May also be referred to include anatomy. Document specific search options Title. Leaves and other tender parts of the plant are utilised for various Ayurvedic preparations. The trunk has many, long, opposite, ascending branches, where the bark is yellowish in color.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Cough. Search in all groups Search within this group. According to br Panchuri. Send a request for permission. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Thank you very much.

Cystoliths occur beneath the epidermis of the underside of the blade. Thanks for helping me in my biology project…….

It is used for many medicinal jusficia as well as health benefits. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Wild vegetables of Karbi – Anglong district, Assam Desc: Technology Biodiversity in India. The chief use of Vasaka is as an expectorant; it is given in the form of juice, syrup or decoction. Leaves contain an alkaloid vasicine, and an essential oil.


I read in class 11 and I have got a biology project based on medicinal plants…. Describes biorhythms – those afhatoda or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. It softens the thick sputum, facilitates its coming out and thus brings about quick relief in bronchitis.

Justicia adhatoda L. | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

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. This product is endorsed by many doctors worldwide. The expectorant activity is due to stimulation of bronchial glands. Fruits capsules clavate, longitudinally channelled, 1.

Leaves moderate, elliptic-lanceolate, sub-coriaceous, pubescent, shortly pefioled. Justicia adhatodacommonly known in English as Malabar nutadulsaadhatoda, vasa, or vasaka, [1] [2] is a medicinal plant native to Asiawidely used in Siddha MedicineAyurvedichomeopathy and Unani systems of medicine.