Adhathoda Vasaka is a herb that has been used in Indian traditional medicine for centuries to alleviate cough, cold and asthma. It is also called Malabar nut . The name 'Adhathoda' comes from Tamil, which means that goats do not touch this plant.
A tea made from the leaves of the Vasaka plant is helpful in bringing up phlegm.
The plant has white flowers which attracts bees.