Scientific classification of Adhatoda vasica nees
Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Justicia
Species: J. adhatoda

Adulsa | Adhatoda vasica nees | Medicinal Uses | Flowers image

Botanical Name:Adhatoda vasica nees;

Common and local name is Adulsa (Vasaka)

Nature of Adulsa Shrub :

It is a evergreen shrub about 2.2-3.5 meters high, which have long leaves and white flowers in axillary spike.

Where it founds? This plant occurs throughout india except mountian regions. characteristics of Adhatoda vasica (Adulsa): Leaves are long and dark green in colour. cattle do not eat this plant as the leaves emit an unpleassant smell.

Medicinal uses of Adhatoda vasica nees(adulsa):

Both leaves and flowers are used medicinally. Juice of leaves given along with honey, for treating cough and asthma.
it contains durg vasacine, which is brancho-dialator.
most ayurvedic cough mixtures cotain juice extracted from the leaves of this plant. leaves are used as green manur, and for packing purposes.

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