Common Name: Malabar Nut, Adathoda, Arusa
Botanical name: Justicia adathoda
Justicia Adhatoda, also known as Malabar nut or Vasaka would be a fine addition to your herbal garden, a classic in the collection. This medicinal herb is commonly used in Ayurveda Unani and homoeopathic branches of medicine to cure diseases related to the respiratory system and is said to be rich in several bioactive components. It is said to be an excellent disease preventative plant and the added benefits of being very easy to maintain in our homes.