(Justicia adhatoda)

Other names: Malabar Nut, Adulsa, Adhatoda, Vasa, Arusha, Yā Zuǐ Huā, Carmantine en Arbre, Noyer des Indes, Malabarnußbaum, Atarusa, Camarões, Adathodai

Vasaka is native to the Indian subcontinent but is also found throughout Nepal, Srilanka, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and China. It contains alkaloids vasicine, vasicinone, and vasinol, essential oil betane, vitamin C, b-carotene, a non-crystalline steroid vasakin, and a mixture of fatty acids.

Vasaka may be beneficial for breathing trouble, cough and cold, nasal congestion, sore throat, asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, bleeding disorders, diarrhea, dysentery, and glandular tumor.

Compliance: cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

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These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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