Botanical Name -

Justicia adhatoda L.
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Full Botanical citation -

Justicia adhatoda L., Sp. pl. 15. 1753; S. Karthikeyan & al., Flowering Plants of India - Dicot. 1: 24. 2009.

Family -

ACANTHACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy, Folk, Sowa-Rigpa
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Botanical Synonyms (2) -

  • Adhatoda vasica NEES
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Adhatoda vasica Nees in Wall., Pl. asiat. rar. 3: 103. 1832; S. Karthikeyan & al., Flowering Plants of India - Dicot. 1: 24. 2009.
  • Adhatoda zeylanica MEDIK.
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Adhatoda zeylanica Medik. in Hist. & Commentat. Acad. Elect. Sci. Theod.- Palat. 6: 393. 1790; S. Karthikeyan & al., Flowering Plants of India - Dicot. 1: 24. 2009.

Vernacular names -

Total 236 Vernacular names found in 10 languages.

English (1) - adhatoda
Hindi (24) - adalsa, adarsa, adosa, adulasa, adulaso, adusa, arusa, arusha, arusu, asgand, bans, bansa, basa, basak, basauti, bashing, basinga, basingu, basute, basuti, rus, rusa, vasak, vasaka
Kannada (25) - aadsoge, aadu muttada gida, aadu soge, aadu sokada gida, aadusouge, adasoge-sappu, addalasa, addasara, adsale, adumuttada, adusege, adusogae, adusoge, aduthoda, aedamuthandi, alasoge, alyoge, atarusha, atusoge, baelagurige, baesaala, byalada, edmuttanditappu, edumuttanditappu, yedumuttanditappu
Malayalam (6) - adalodagam, adel-odagam, ata-lotakam, ataloetakam, atalotakam, attalotakam
Marathi (11) - adaso, adoolsa, adoosa, adulsa, adulsi, adulso, adusa, arusa, bakas, baksa, vasuka
Sanskrit (57) -
Sanskrit Comments
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adarushah, amalaka, arus, arusak, atarusa, atarusah, atarusaka, atarusha, attarusha, 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, uroos, vaidyamata, vaidyamatruvrikshaha, vaidyasinhi, vaji, vajidanta, vajidantaka, vajidantakahaatarusha, vajidanti, vansa, vasa, vasaka, vasakah, vasha, vasica, vasika, vrisha, vrishasinhamukhi, vrsa, vrsah, vrsaka
Tamil (89) - aadaa thoda, aadaathoda, aadaathodai, acalai, adadodi, adathodai, adatoda, adatodai, adatodey elley, adhatodai, akacattamarai, akalatarai, antarati tamarai, atadotai, atatotai, atatotai ilai, atatotai ver, atatotailacai, atatotaiver, ati, attacaram, attakacam#, attakacam@, attakani, attakanicceti, attucam, atutota ilai, atutotai, calamaram, calavirutcam 1, camaracam 1, carati 1, cati, catikacceti, catikam, cimmamuki, cimmamukil, cimmuki, cinkakacceti, cinkakam, cinkam, cinkaparani, curacamani, cuvatu 1, elankacam, irattapittacceti, irattapittakkini, irattapittam, irattapittappuntu, irattapittavakkini, karanai 1, karanaippavattai, kattumurungai, kattumurunkai, kavirakacceti, kavirakam, nakankacceti, nakankam, nalotakam, namavaruti, netumpa, nintavilai, pamatuva, pamatuvacceti, pavatai, peruntotai, peruntotaicceti, pittacilettumavakkini, pulutinkutori, purkuli, purkulikacceti, tankilimulam, tatiyattattai, totai, totai 1, tuvanati, vaca, vacakacuracam, vacakam, vacanti 1, vacati, vachai, vaittiyamata, vatakicceti, vetpavattai, vetpavattaicceti, virusam, yakotevatam, yarancam
Telugu (12) - aadasare, adamkabu, adampaka, adasaram, adda saramu, adda-sarap, addasaram, addasaramu, addasarapaku, atarushamu, kaatumurungai, vachai
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