Plant species
Botanical NameAdhatoda vasica NEES
Family ACANTHACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Homeopathy, Tibetian, Unani, Sidha and Modern
MAPS AVAILABLE
Adhatoda vasica
DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Adhatoda vasica
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Hindi (20)adalsa, adarsa, adosa, adulasa, adulaso, arusa, arusha, arusu, bans, bansa, basa, basauti, bashing, basinga, basingu, basute, basuti, rus, rusa, vasaka
Kannada (17)aadsoge, adasoge-sappu, addalasa, addasara, adsale, adumuttada, adusege, adusogae, adusoge, aduthoda, alasoge, atarusha, atusoge, byalada, edmuttanditappu, edumuttanditappu, yedumuttanditappu
Malayalam (5)adalodagam, ata-lotakam, ataloetakam, atalotakam, attalotakam
Marathi (7)adaso, adulsa, adulsi, adulso, adusa, baksa, vasuka
Sanskrit (52)adarushah, amalaka, arusak, atarusa, atarusah, atarusaka, atarusha, bashika, bhisahkmata, bhishagmata, bhishangmata, kanthiravi, kasanotpatana, matrisinhi, mrigendrani, nasa, panchamukhi, raktappittaghni, raktavasa, ramrupaka, rasadani, simhamukhi, simhasya, simhavadana, simhi, simhika, sinhamukhi, sinhanana, sinhaparni, sinhapatri, sinhasya, sinhi, sinhika, sitakarni, vaidyamata, vaidyamatruvrikshaha, vaidyasinhi, vaji, vajidanta, vajidantaka, vajidanti, vansa, vasa, vasaka, vasakah, vasha, vasika, vrisha, vrishasinhamukhi, vrsa, vrsah, vrsaka
Tamil (16)aadaa thoda, aadaathoda, aadaathodai, adadodi, adathodai, adatodai, adhatodai, akacattamarai, antarati tamarai, atatotai, atatotailacai, atatotaiver, attacaram, atutota ilai, kattumurungai, vachai
Telugu (7)aadasare, adamkabu, adampaka, adasaram, addasaram, addasaramu, atarushamu
Tibetan (4)ba sa ka, ba-sa, ba-sa-ka, bri-sa
Urdu (7)adoosa, arusa, arusa (bansa), bansa ke pattay, burg arusa, burg bansa, burg-i-arusa

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
LEAVES (7) adathoda, adathodai, adulsa / bansapatra, adusa, bansa, basak leaves, vasaka leaves
Not recorded (7) adulsa / bansapatra, adusa, adusa patti, ardusa (vasaka), ardush, vasa, vasaka
LEAF (1) adusoge
POWDER (1) ardusa
WHOLE PLANT (2) arusa, bansa
GHANVATI (1) vasa

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