Adulsa is also known as Adusa, Vasa, Vasaka & Malabar Nut, is a medicinal plant native to India, widely used in Ayurveda. Its botanical name is Justicia adhatoda.
Adulsa is the chief medicinal herb used in case of upper respiratory ailments. It reduces phlegm and heat inside the body. Due to light and drying action, it benefits cough and respiratory ailments.
Vasaka is a powerful digestive stimulant. The carminative and appetite-stimulant properties of the herb help in breaking down food particles in the stomach and intestine promote the secretion of the digestive juices and thereby increasing the absorption of essential nutrients through the intestines.
Being a potent cardiac tonic, the herb is extremely essential in purifying the blood. It effectively improves blood count, manages blood pressure, and hence prevents a host of heart rhythm disorders.
The abundance of antimicrobial, anti-bacterial, and antiseptic properties, make Adulsa (Vasaka) the ultimate solution to ward off various infections. The bio-active components in the Malabar nut tree bolster immunity and prevent bacterial infestation.