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Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica

  title={Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica},
  author={Atul Kumar Gangwar and Ashoke K.Ghosh},
  journal={International Journal of Herbal Medicine},
The present survey of this plant reveals that Adhatoda vasica Nees belonging to family Acanthaceae, commonly known as Adosa, is found many regions of India and throughout the world, with a multitude of uses in traditional Ayurveda. Vasica is most well-known for its effectiveness in treating respiratory conditions. The fresh leaves of Vasica are chewed, sometimes with ginger, by yogis, or sadhus, because of their stimulant effect on the respiratory system. Vasica is an antispasmodic and… 

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