Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Herb 101 - Adhatoda

Adhatoda or commonly known as Malabar nut tree has been used for hundreds of years as an important ayurvedic medicine. It is used to treat cough, asthma, bronchitis and tubecolosis (TB).

Leaves and its roots are the most common part where they extract or dried for medicine use. In some areas and cases, Malabar has been used to stimulate birthing process and aid healing after wards.

Dosage should not exceed 1-3 ml per day for liquid consumption and 1.5 grams for dried application.

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