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Herb Information
Name: Malabar Nut
Biological Name: Adhatoda vasika, Adenanthera vasika
Other Names: Malabar Nut, Vasaka, Vasa, Adosa
Description:

This is a bush growing throughout India.

Parts Used: Leaves, roots, flowers, bark
Medicinal Applications

Action 

alterative, antispasmodic, diuretic, expectorant, 

Uses

asthma
bleeding
bronchitis
cough
diabetes
diarrhea
dysentery
epilepsy
fever
flu
hysteria
insanity
neuralgia
repellent for fleas, mosquitoes, centipedes, flies and other insects
rheumatic pain
skin disorders
swelling
TB
urinary disorders
vomiting
wasting

Dosage:

Infusion, extract, decoction, poultice, powder

Safety:

No information about the safety of this herb is available.

Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination with others to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other. Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.

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