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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Flowers in dense, short spikes; stalks of the spikes shorter than leaves. It is used as expectorant, antispasmodic, anthelmintic, antiseptic and bronchodilator.

Now my project is completed perfectly…. It has different names in different languages. Nadkarni, Popular Prakashan, Bombay,pp.

justocia Rashtrapati Bhavan Estates is a large semi-natural area comprising significant patches of secondary An amazing blog showing how powerful Ayurveda is. It was also observed to act as an antihistamine agent. Also read about what is Ayurveda? The plant is native of India, occurs throughout the plains and in the lower regions of Himalaya.


It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. In Garhwali language it is called Basingu it is also used as vegetable but very bitter. Cystoliths occur beneath the epidermis of the underside of the blade.

Fruits capsules clavate, longitudinally channelled, 1. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.

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Or, Login with your user account:. This paper summarizes the nesting patterns of some terrestrial birds in Danta forest of North Gujar Leaves moderate, elliptic-lanceolate, sub-coriaceous, pubescent, shortly pefioled. The drug Vasaka comprises the fresh or dried leaves of the plant. A total of species belo Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Angiosperm diversity in Doaba region of Punjab, India Desc: They are oppositely arranged, smooth-edged, and borne on short petioles.

Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Thiruvananthapuram District harbours more than 1, medicinal plants of which plants are hosts Search in all groups Search within this group. They are surrounded by two crescent-shaped cells at right angles to the ostiole. According to br Panchuri. Leaf-like structures called bracts, present on the spikes; these are conspicuously veined.


Can include ecosystem services. Technology Biodiversity in India. Leaves contain an alkaloid vasicine, and an essential oil. May also be referred to include anatomy. Wild vegetables of Karbi – Anglong district, Assam Desc: Malabar Nut Latin Name: Thanks for helping me in my biology project……. Leaves and other tender parts of the plant are utilised for various Ayurvedic preparations. Justicia caracasana Sieber ex Nees.

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One such herb is Vasaka very important herb for the treatment of bronchitis and tuberculosis. Browse through the entire list of medicinal plants. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.

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