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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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Review on pharmacological actions of medicinal plants used in ethnoveterinary practices in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu V.

Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica

Now my project is completed perfectly…. It is very useful for my school medcinal project All the best!!! Sprando Toxicology reports It softens the thick sputum, facilitates its coming out and thus brings about quick relief in bronchitis. Leaves contain vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid and an essential oil. Anti-ulcer activity of Adhatoda vasica Nees.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Veena DeoBK. Leaf-like structures called bracts, present on the spikes; these are conspicuously veined. Neeta ShrivastavaAparna R.

References Publications referenced adhatodaa this paper. Snell Journal of ethnopharmacology The expectorant activity is due to stimulation of bronchial glands. The Ethnobotany of Kharan district, Balochistan, Pakistan. Vasaka is a tall, much-branched, dense, evergreen shrub, with large, lance-shaped leaves. By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License.


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

Flowers in dense, short spikes; stalks of the spikes shorter than leaves. One such herb is Vasaka very important herb for the treatment of bronchitis and tuberculosis. 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. Chewing Plant Leaves Pharmacy field.

Bruhn Journal of ethnopharmacology It is the leaves, which are of great importance. Thank you very much. Leaves contain an alkaloid vasicine, and an essential oil. Indian traditional herbs Adhatoda vasica and its Medicinal application.

The plant is effective in treating of asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis and other disorders. Bronchitis Medicine, Ayurvedic Antispasmodics Zingiber officinale.

Jayant N Dhuley Journal of ethnopharmacology It is used as expectorant, antispasmodic, anthelmintic, antiseptic and bronchodilator. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

The leaves of Vasaka contain phyto-chemicals such as alkaloids, tannins, saponins, phenolics and flavonoids. VohraPaddy L.

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

It is used for many medicinal uses as well as health benefits. I really get a great help from this information……. WiesenfeldRobert L. Justicia adhatoda is used as medicine in Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy, Unani and other ancient system of medicine.

The plant is native of India, occurs throughout the plains and uess the lower regions of Himalaya. FlynnVasifa N. Vasaka or Adhatoda vasica or Malabar nut is an important Ayurvedic medicinal herb.


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The chief use of Vasaka is as an expectorant; it is given in the form of mwdicinal, syrup or decoction. Commonly used Indian abortifacient plants with special reference to their teratologic effects in rats. Justicia Pharmacology Acanthaceae Bronchitis, Chronic.

The drug Vasaka comprises the fresh or dried leaves of the plant. GrangeNoel J. Activity of bromhexine and ambroxol, semi-synthetic derivatives of vasicine from the Indian shrub Adhatoda vasica, against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro. Thanks for helping me in my biology project……. MohiteSneha KulkarniDr. The fresh leaves of Vasica are chewed, sometimes with ginger, by yogis, or sadhus, because of their stimulant effect on the respiratory system.

Justicia Search for additional papers on medjcinal topic. Showing of 27 references. An amazing blog showing how powerful Ayurveda is. For this help I hope that I will get full marks in the project…Thank you so much. Vasica is most well-known for its effectiveness in treating respiratory conditions.

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