Malabar nut is a small evergreen, subherbacious bush. The leaves are 10 to 16 cm in length, minutely pubescent and broadly lanceolate. When the leaves are dried, they appear dull brownish green in color and taste bitter. The inflorescence is dense, short pedunculate, bractate and spike terminal. The corolla is large and white, with lower lip streaked purple. The fruit is a 4-seeded small capsule. The stomata in the plant are elongated and oval in shape. The plant has been used in India for over 200 years. It is commonly cultivated in the tropics in the country.
Kingdom - Plantae
Order - Lamiales
Family - Acanthaceae
Sanskrit - Vasaka
Latin name - Adhatoda vasica
English - Malabar nut
Hindi - Adusa, Arusha, Bansa
Telugu - Vasa, Addasaramu, Adamkabu
Tamil name – Adhathodai
Marathi - Adulsa
Gujarati name - Araduso, Adulso
Kannada name - Adusogae, Adu muttada soppu
Bengali name - Adusa, Bakash, Vasok
Punjabi name - Vamsa, Bhekkar
Nepali name - Asuro, Kalo, Vasak
Oriya name - Basanga, Arusa, Basung
Assamese name - Titabahak, Bahak
Konkani name - Adusoge
Persian name - Bansa
Hindi / Sanskrit English
Rasa Kashay, Tikta Taste Astringent, Bitter
Guna Laghu, Tikshna Physical Property Light, Sharp
Virya Sheet Potency Cold
Vipaka Katu Metabolic Property
(After Digestion) Pungent
Effects On Doshas
It balances pitta and Kapha doshas.
Charak Samhita Sushrut Samhita
Tikta skanda - Herbs which are bitter in taste.
Malabar Nut / Adathodai Ilai / Addasaram / Adusoge / Vasaka / Atalotakam / Vasaka Powder
Hindi - Vasika Tamil - Aada Thodai Ilai Powder Telugu - Adasaramu Kannada - Adusoge Malayalam - Atalotakam Sanskrit - Vasaka
Common English Names - Malabar Nut Powder Botanical Name - Justicia Adhatoda
This package has 100% pure and organic Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder with out any chemicals or preservatives.
Amazing Health Benefits of Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder:
Sore Throat & Throat Pain:
With medicinal properties like anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, antiviral, Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder is helpful in dealing with sore throat, throat pain and tonsillitis. It also helps to reduce redness, pain, and inflammation of soft palate.
Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder are wonderful in treating indigestion and flatulence. To treat, gather the fresh juice of Malabar Nut by pounding it in mortar and pestle along with little boiled water and strain.
For Skin Diseases:
Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder is excellent for treating all skin related diseases. A Malabar Nut is cooling in nature and its can be used for treating all kinds of skin diseases as it is very calming.
Reduce Inflammation of Sinuses:
Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to reduce inflammation of sinuses and fights off infections. It reduces the blockage of sinuses and removes pus or fluid from them.
Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder has anti-ulcer property. Its leaves can reduce ulceration. It is beneficial in bleeding disorders and ulceration.
Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder have anti-inflammatory characteristics. It helps to deal with asthma and reduces inflammation of airways and lungs. Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai IlaiPowder is bronchodilator, which helps to ease the breathing process and decreases wheezing due to asthma.
Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder has antiseptic effects for bronchial tubes. It decreases the inflammation of bronchial tubes and reduces thickened mucus due to its expectorant effects. It clears the bronchial tubes and decreases a cough, production of sputum, fatigue, breathlessness and chest discomfort related with bronchitis.
For Excessive Bleeding:
For women who experience excessive bleeding during menstruation Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder will give good relief.
Dyspepsia, Gastritis or Acidity:
Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder has good results in dyspepsia, gastritis or acidity. It reduces acid formation in the stomach. In the research, scientists have observed that it reduces dyspepsia, hyperacidity, and gastritis.
Reduces Joint Inflammation:
Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder also reduces joint inflammation. With other herbs, it helps in decreasing raised uric acid and pain and tenderness related with gout.
How to use Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder:
For General use:
5 Grams of Malabar Nut / Aada Thodai Ilai Powder can be mixed with water and then boil for few minutes.After water gets warm filter and drink it.
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