Addasaram Powder (Adhatoda,Vasaka,Malabar Nut)

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Addasaram Powder (Adhatoda,Vasaka,Malabar Nut)

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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...
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  • Description

    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.

    The chief alkaloid present in the leaves of Malabar nut is a quinazoline alkaloid, vasicine; the yield of the alkaloid from different samples in India ranged from 0.541 to 1.105 per cent on dry basis. Vasicine is accompanied by l- vasicinone, deoxyvasicine and maiontone. Some minor alkaloids viz. Vasicol, adhatodinine and vasicinol also present. The roots of the plant contain vasicinolone, vasicol, peganine, hydroxy oxychalcone and glucosyl oxychalcone. The flowers of the plant contain b-sitosterol-D-glucoside, kaempferol, glyco

    Vasaka is tall, dense, evergreen herbaceous shrub. Trunk of this shrub has numerous, long, opposite and ascending branches. This plant contains yellow colored bark. Leaves are lance shaped, oppositely arranged and smooth edged with short petioles. Leaves are bitter tasting and when dried color changes to dull brownish green. Leaves are rich in alkaloid compound vasicine. Inflorescence show dense, large and auxiliary spikes and flowers are usually white and purple in color. Fruits are pubescent with club shaped capsules.

    General Information

    Vasa, also known as Vasaka, is herb naturally known to be very effective in the management of respiratory problems like cough, asthma etc. It is also a potent anti - microbial agent and has many cooling properties as well.

    Vasicine is one of the active extracts obtained from this plant which gives the herb its many medicinal properties.

    For its remarkable action as a natural expectorant, vasa is found to be very effective in the management of many respiratory system disorders and may even bring relief for many patients of Tuberculosis.

    Despite its great medicinal value, over dosage of its herbal extract may lead to many ill effects and therefore, it should only be used under medical supervision.

    Vasicine is one of the many compounds extracted from this plant and is studied for its anti - microbial, anti - ulcer, hepatoprotective and anti - oxidant activity. Other chemicals present in this herb are Vascicinine, Luteolin, Tritriacontane, Carotene, Vasakin, Vasicinone, Vascicolone, Vasicolinone etc.


    It is a very common herbaceous plant in India and grows in most parts of the Indian subcontinent. It is also distributed throughout Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia and china, as well in panama.


    • 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

    Ayurvedic Properties

    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)

    Effects On Doshas

    It balances pitta and Kapha doshas.

    Charak Samhita Sushrut Samhita
    • Tikta skanda - Herbs which are bitter in taste.
    Daruvadi gana

    Ancient Verse About Adhatoda Vasica

    Vasako, vasika, vasa, bhishangmata, sinhika, sinhasya, vajidanta, aatrush, aatrushak, vrish, tamr and sinhparn all are various Sanskrit names of this herb. It is very beneficial for voice. It is bitter and astringent in taste, cardiac tonic, light and have cold potency. It is used in various disorders like bleeding disorders, thirst, asthma, cough, fever, vomiting, diabetes, leprosy and tuberculosis.

    Practical Uses Of Adhatoda Vasica

    • Vasa is a coolant herb with a pungent taste but has very effective action in relieving burning sensation and raised pitta in the body.
    • It is found to be very effective in treating blood disorders and bleeding conditions. It is a great blood purifier as well.
    • Another special action of this herb is in controlling vomiting. Vasa is also able to control fever especially pittaj fever (due to imbalance of the pitta dosha in the body) and its associated complications.
    • Vasa is also heart tonic and it is good for overall cardiac health.
    • Vasa owes its popularity due to its major action on the respiratory system. Problems like chronic bronchitis, common cold and cough etc. are effectively managed by vasa.
    • Vasa is also effective for the Liver and gall bladder as well. It can positively affect bile secretions due its pitta balancing properties, According to Ayurveda, Gall bladder and Liver are the seats of Pitta energy in the body.
    • Among other actions, Vasa has a mild anti–inflammatory action, anti-microbial activity and skin protective action.
    • Being expectorant this herb expels out all the phlegm accumulated in lungs and helps to treat cough and asthma. This herb is very beneficial in early stages of tuberculosis.
    • This herb is used in removal of interstitial parasites. Decoction of this herb is used in worm infestation.
    • Warm decoction of leaves treats skin disorders and scabies. Externally poultice of leaves of this herb is applied over skin to heal wounds, to reduce inflammation and in rheumatic pain.
    • It is a mild sedative and used in calming of mind and to relieve stress.
    • It helps in relaxing abdominal muscles and it reduces abdominal pain.
    • It is also very effective for the sufferers of sinusitis, post nasal dip, tonsillitis and throat pain.
    • Decoction of vasaka helps in reducing urea level and other nitrogenous wastes from the blood.
    • It pacifies kapha and pitta dosha.

    Part Used

    • Leaf
    • Root
    • Flower
    • Whole plant
    sides of kaempferoland and queretin.

    Uses & Benefits of Malabar Nut
    • The leaves of Malabar nut are rich in vitamin C and carotene and yield an essential oil.
    • The shrub is the source of a drug well known in indigenous systems of medicine for its beneficial effects, particularly in bronchitis.
    • Its leaves, flowers, fruits and roots are extensively used for treating cold, cough, whooping cough, chronic bronchitis and asthma.
    • The leaves are known to moderate the hypotensive activity, by lowering the blood pressure.
    • They assist in conditions like uterine involution, menorrhagia (excessive menstural bleeding), post-childbirth hemorrhage and uterine stimulant activity.
    • The fresh juice obtained from leaves of Malabar nut has been used to treat tuberculosis. Its local use gives relief from pyorrhea and bleeding gums.
    • The leaves of this plant are, sometimes, also used as insecticides.
    • Antispasmodic properties are also associated with the plant. It helps in easing pain.
    • Consumption of Malabar nut has been contraindicated during pregnancy, except at the time of the birthing process, due to its anti-implantation properties.
    • The herb possesses oxytocic properties, which stimulate contractions of the uterus and also have abortifacient effects.
    • Larger doses of this plant material can cause diarrhea, irritation of the alimentary canal and vomiting.

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