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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The entire parts of the plant from root to leaves are used to treat many ailments. Activity of bromhexine and ambroxol, semi-synthetic derivatives of vasicine from the Indian shrub Adhatoda vasica, against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro. Justicia adhatoda is used as medicine in Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy, Unani and other ancient system of medicine. An amazing blog showing how powerful Ayurveda is.

Indian traditional herbs Adhatoda vasica medicinap its Medicinal application.

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

Bronchitis Medicine, Ayurvedic Antispasmodics Zingiber officinale. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper. GrangeNoel J. Thanks for helping me in my biology project……. The plant is native of India, occurs throughout the plains and in the lower regions of Himalaya.

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

The Ethnobotany of Kharan district, Balochistan, Pakistan. Randomized trial of a fixed combination KanJang of herbal extracts containing Adhatoda vasica, Echinacea purpurea and Eleutherococcus medicinall in patients with upper respiratory tract infections. Neeta ShrivastavaAparna R. Citations Publications citing this paper. Commonly used Indian abortifacient plants with special reference to their teratologic effects in rats.

Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica

Vasaka is a very important medicinal herb where leaf, root, flower and whole plant is used for many drug formulations. I really get a great help from this information……. It softens the thick sputum, facilitates its coming out and thus brings about quick relief in bronchitis.

Chewing Plant Uuses Pharmacy field. It is very useful for my school vocational project All the best!!! Skip to search form Skip to main content. It is used as expectorant, antispasmodic, anthelmintic, antiseptic and bronchodilator. MohiteSneha KulkarniDr. Justicia Search for additional papers on this topic. Review on pharmacological actions of medicinal plants used in ethnoveterinary practices in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu V.

For this help I hope that I will get full marks in the project…Thank you so much. Topics Discussed in This Paper. Snell Journal of ethnopharmacology VohraPaddy L.

This product is endorsed by many doctors worldwide. Leaves contain vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid and an essential oil. The chief use of Vasaka is as an expectorant; it is given in the form of juice, syrup or decoction.


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. WiesenfeldRobert L. The fresh leaves of Vasica are chewed, sometimes with ginger, by yogis, or sadhus, because of their stimulant effect on the respiratory system. I read in class 11 and I have got a biology project based on medicinal plants….

Jayant N Dhuley Journal of ethnopharmacology It is the leaves, which are of great importance. The leaves of Vasaka contain phyto-chemicals such as alkaloids, tannins, saponins, phenolics and flavonoids. References Publications referenced by this paper. Vasaka is a tall, much-branched, dense, evergreen shrub, with large, lance-shaped leaves.

One such herb is Vasaka very important herb for the treatment of bronchitis and tuberculosis. The plant is effective in treating of asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis and other disorders. Leaves contain an alkaloid vasicine, and an essential oil. Showing of 6 extracted citations. Leaf-like structures called bracts, present on the spikes; these are conspicuously veined.

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