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 drug Vasaka comprises the fresh or dried leaves of the plant. Justicia Search for additional papers on this topic. References Publications referenced by this paper.

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The leaves of Vasaka contain phyto-chemicals such as alkaloids, tannins, saponins, phenolics and flavonoids. The plant is effective in treating of asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis and other disorders. Topics Discussed in This Paper. One such herb is Vasaka very important herb for medicianl treatment of bronchitis and tuberculosis.


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Antitussive effect of Adhatoda vasica extract on mechanical or chemical stimulation-induced coughing in animals. Justicia adhatoda is used as medicine in Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy, Unani and other ancient system of medicine.

Leaf-like structures called bracts, present vaica the spikes; these are conspicuously veined. Leaves contain vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid and an essential oil. Flowers in dense, short spikes; stalks of the spikes shorter than leaves. Vasica is most well-known for its effectiveness in treating respiratory conditions.

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It softens the thick sputum, facilitates its coming out and thus brings about quick adhatoca in bronchitis. I read in class 11 and I have got a biology project based on medicinal plants…. GrangeNoel J.

I really get a vaasica help from this information……. Commonly used Indian abortifacient plants with special reference to their teratologic effects in rats. Showing of 27 references. The plant is native of India, occurs throughout the plains and in the lower regions of Himalaya.


Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica

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. Sprando Toxicology reports Skip to search form Skip to main content. This product is endorsed by many doctors worldwide.

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Bruhn Journal of ethnopharmacology Activity of bromhexine and ambroxol, semi-synthetic derivatives of vasicine from the Indian shrub Adhatoda vasica, against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro. Vasaka is a very important medicinal herb where leaf, root, flower and whole plant is used for many drug formulations.