Malabar nut

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(Bot.) the seed of an East Indian acanthaceous shrub, the Adhatoda Vasica, sometimes used medicinally.

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Antitussive effect of a fixed combination of Justicia adhatoda, Echinacea purpurea and Eleuthrococcus senticosus extracts in patients with acute upper respiratory tract infection: A comparative, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
For instance, the Manipuri TMPs used Justicia adhatoda for treatment of coughs and diabetes.
ABSTRACT: Samples of Justicia adhatoda and Tecoma stans leaves showing typical leaf curling were collected from gardens and fields of Lakshmangarh and Sikar, Rajasthan (India).
The leaves of Justicia adhatoda were used to treat severe fever with mucus, while the bark of Clerodendrum viscosum Vent was used to treat kala azar.
The study investigating the effect a herbal combination of Justicia adhatoda, Echinacea purpurea and Eleuthrococcus senticosus extracts in acute upper respiratory infection found:
Justicia adhatoda, another plant used by Kaviraj 1 for treatment of fever and pneumonia, has reported uses in Ayurveda for treatment of cold, coughs, asthma, and tuberculosis (Dhankar et al., 2011).
Modulatory influence of Adhatoda vasica (Justicia adhatoda) leaf extract on the enzymes of xenobiotic metabolism, antioxidant status and lipid peroxidation in mice.
For instance, three plants, namely, Ocimum sanctum, Euphorbia pulcherrima, and Justicia adhatoda were used in combination to treat coughs and mucus.
For instance, leaves of Clerodendrum viscosum, Azadirachta indica, Justicia adhatoda, and Murraya koenigii were boiled in water and the water administered orally as treatment for fever and all sorts of pain.
In combination with Justicia adhatoda, Solanum lasiocarpum, and Trichosanthes dioica, it was used for treatment of leprosy.