Name: Adhatoda vasika (Linn.)


  1. Common name: Malabar Nut
  2. Vernacular name: Vasaka
  3. Family: Acanthaceae
  4. Habit: Evergreen shrub
  5. Habitat: Well-drained soil in sun or partial shade, with high humidity
  6. Flower:Early September
  7. Fruit:Late December
  8. Parts used: Leaves
  9. Distribution: Tripura,Nagaland, Sikkim,Mizoram
  10. Uses: Useful in treating cold and cough,asthma ,chronic bronchitis and respiratory infection.It has anti-inflammatory,anti-bleeding,antiulcer,and fever reducer properties.