|Botanical Name||Adhatoda vasica|
|English name||Malabar nut tree|
|Parts Used||Twig, leaf, flower and seed|
|Altitude and habitat||
Found in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan from 400 to 1500 meters altitude.
Antispasmodic activityExpectorant activity - causes phlegm to loosen in respiratory passages; exhibits anti-tussive activity. Anti-asthmatic and bronchodilator activity Wound healing activity Anti-ulcer activity Anti-inflammatory activity Cholagogue activity - increases bile activity; shows increase in bilirubin excretion. Uterotonic activity - stimulates uterine contractions. Hypoglycaemic effect - mildly reduces blood sugar levels. Digestive effect - shows to activate trypsin enzyme and thus stimulates digestive process. Hepatoprotective effect Thrombolytic activity
Anti-allergy activityAnti-tubercular activity - inhibit M.tuberculosis; increases effect of rifampicin; have ability to concentrate in macrophages and enhance the level of lysozyme in bronchial secretions. Antimicrobial activity - against wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria; Candida albicans, Vibrio cholorae; have strong anti-influenza virus activity; anti-helmintic and anti-cestodal activity. Antioxidant activity - have free radical scavenging activity; inhibits lipid peroxidation.
Rejuvenation action:Balances blood and Bile disorders Balances blood pressure
Gastrointestinal system:Heals ulcers Stops vomiting with blood
Genitourinary system:Balances menstrual flow
Immune system and detoxification:Purifies blood Clears fever Treats hepatitis and other inflammatory liver disorders Treats gall bladder inflammation Clears skin infections Heals infectious sores Relieves lung inflammation Treats pharyngitis and laryngitis Clears respiratory tract infection and expels phlegm Stops haemorrhages Heals wounds Improves blood circulation
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