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Malabar Nut

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What other names is Malabar Nut known by?

Adatoda, Adhatoda vasica, Adhatoda zeylenica, Adotodai, Adulsa, Arusa, Justicia adhatoda, Malabar Nut Tree, Noix de Malabar, Noyer de Ceylan, Noyer de Malabar, Pavettia, Vasaka.

What is Malabar Nut?

Malabar nut is a plant. People use the leaf to make medicine.

Malabar nut is used to loosen chest congestion, open the breathing tubes (bronchi), and treat spasms.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Chest congestion.
  • Breathing problems.
  • Spasms.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Malabar nut for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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