Ethnomedicinal value and pharmacognosy of the member of Acanthaceae: Adhatoda vasica (Linn.)
Keywords:Adhatoda vasica, ethnomedicinal, drug, herbal
Due to fewer side effects of herbal medicines, they have gained considerable importance in recent years. There is a booming business opportunity in herbal medicines market so it is important to tap the knowledge of our tribes in the area of herbal medicines. In the present paper, various medicinal properties such as antitussive, oxytoxic, insecticide, wound healing, and antispasmodic of Adhatoda vasica discussed. Based on these uses, it is concluded that this plant has a great potential to be used as drug in isolation as well as in combination with other drugs.
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