Part of the Acanthaceae family, Malabar Nut has other names like adhatoda and adulsa.
Malabar Nut trees can be spotted in the sub-Himalayan range across Maharashtra and the Konkan area along India’s western coastline. They can also be found in other countries like Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
Malabar Nut Synonyms in Various Indian Languages
- Malabar Nut in Hindi is called as as Arusa.
- Malabar Nut in Kannada is called as Adusoge.
- Malabar Nut in English is also called as Vasaka.
- Malabar Nut in Bengali is called as Baksa.
- Malabar Nut in Telugu is called as Addasaramu.
- Malabar Nut in Marathi is called as Adulsa.
- Malabar Nut in Gujarati is called as Aduso, Adulso and Ardusi.
- Malabar Nut in Malayalam is called as Adalodagam and Attalakata.
- Malabar Nut in Tamil is called as Adatodai.
- Malabar Nut in Sanskrit is called as Vasa and Atarusa.
- Malabar Nut in Assamese is called as Titabahak, Vachaka and Bahak.
Malabar Nut Chemical Constituents | Malabar Nut Cultivation
Concentrates of Malabar Nut are derived from its leaves and plants found in the forest areas and gardens.