Vasaka: Adhatoda vasica also known as Malabar nut is especially useful in respiratory problems; it is because of its brocho dilator and soothing effect of the respiratory system.

Vasaka is useful in bleeding tendencies; Vasaka has been used to control both internal and external bleeding such as peptic ulcers, piles and bleeding gums. Vasaka exhibits antispasmodic, expectorant and blood purifying qualities. Vasaka is also used to speed delivery during childbirth. Vasaka is a good heart tonic also. 
Effect on Doshas· Kaphashamak and vatavardhak by laghu, ruksha, bitter and astringent properties.
Pittashamaka by sheeta, bitter and astringent properties.
Used in many disorders of kapha and pitta.
Ayurvedic Pharmacology of Vasaka
Rasa Guna Virya Vipaka
Tikta, Kashaya Laghu, Snigdha  Shita  Katu
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  • Vasaka is the best drug for respiratory system disorders due to its action on blood flow and vagus nerve action, mainly on lungs.
  • Vasaka liquefies the kapha which gets expectorated.
  • Vasaka  causes bronchodilation and therefore breathing becomes easier.
  • Vasaka is used in asthma, breathlessness and throat infection.
  • Vasa is useful in chest congestion and tuberculosis.
  • Vasaka is diuretic and kusthaghana and thus useful in skin infections especially those with discharges and bleeding.
  • Vasaka is vasodilator, it increases the heart rate and reduces blood pressure.
  • Vasaka is haemostatic and blood purifier. 
  • Vasaka leaf paste is analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory and cures skin disease.
  • Vasaka local application of paste is useful in arthritis, inflammatory ulcers and nerve disorders.
  • To kill bacteria in ulcers, the affected area is treated with Vasaka leaf juice.
  • Vasaka contract small blood vessels so it is useful in bleeding disorders, bleeding piles, menorrhagia and haemoptysis. 
Best Recommended Uses

Vasaka Powder is specially recommended in cough, emaciation and bleeding disorders specially hemoptysis. 

Doses and Useful Parts
The dose is 3-6 gm of leaves powder; 10-20 ml of fresh leaves.