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Ayurvedic Herb: (Vasa)

Malabar Nut - Adhatoda vasica

Sanskrit Name:Vasa
Hindi Name:Adusa or Vasaka
English Name:Malabar Nut
Latin Name:Adhatoda vasica
Description:A perennial undershrub with white inflorescence found growing wild in Sub-Himalayan tract and other regions of the country. Leaves and other tender parts of the plant are utilised for various Ayurvedic preparations.
Dosha:Balances Kapha and Vata.
Usage:Ayurveda uses Vasa extensively in the treatment of cough and other respiratory ailments. Liquid extract of the plant is used in many pharmaceutical formulations as an expectorant. Experimental investigations suggest that Adusadilates finer bronchioles and ensures a smooth expectoration. It was also observed to act as an antihistamine agent.

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