Uses[edit]. Ficus religiosa is used in traditional medicine for about 50 types of disorders including asthma, diabetes, diarrhea, epilepsy. ABSTRACT: In traditional medicine, medicinal plants have been used for the treatment of various diseases. Ficus religiosa is known to be a. Acharya Bal Krishan has given the following medicinal tips for the use of Peepal: 1. For bleeding diarrhoea: Take soft stems of peepal.

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Aqueous extract of F. It has been accepted that anthelmintic activity is due to a proteolytic fraction called ficin. Headache, very weak and restless, sight dim, burning at the top of the head.

Take half spoon of peepal fruit powder thrice a day with milk. She became sad and melancholy. The preliminary screening of antibacterial activity of F. The leaves and young shoots together are purgative strong laxative.

Ficus religiosa

Make paste of 2. Make a Donation Join Login. Kalpana G, Rishi RB. Recently one more hypothesis has predicted that leaves of F. Take barks of both peepal and banian tree in equal quantity and mix them well and boil the mixture in hot water.


Flavonols Kaempeferol, quercetin, myricetin contents of selected fruits, vegetables and medicinal plants. Methanolic extract of the stem bark of F. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. The bark is of udes or brown in color. Want to maintain a healthy weight? As a result glutathione was restored and inhibited the formation of malondialdehyde, proving its anti-diabetic activity along with antioxidant potential A paste of the bark and leaves was prescribed in stomatitis.

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Take a bark of plant and its ripe fruits. There was less antibacterial activity or none at all using aqueous extracts.

Quiet and disinclined to move. Turkish Journal of Biology ; Find articles by T.

Phytopharmacology of Ficus religiosa

Six part of the tree leaves, seeds, fruits, bark, roots and latex are valued for their medicinal qualities Table 1. And also the growth of P. Anticonvulsant effect of Ficus religiosa: Take soft stems of peepal, coriander seeds,crystal sugar in equal quantity and mix them well and take its grams twice a day and it is very useful in this disease. Indian J Anim Sci.

The major reasons for its invasive behaviour are its fast-growing nature, tolerance to various climate zones and soil types, reported lifespan of over 3, religgiosa, and its suffocating growth habit as it often begins life as an epiphyte. Indian J Pharm Sci. The multiple benefits of F. It kept very quiet and was unwilling to move. In Hindu texts, the Plaksa tree is associated with the source of the Sarasvati River. Broad-spectrum antibacterial and antifungal properties of certain traditionally used Indian medicinal plant.


Subscribe to the NCH e-Newsletter. Ficus religiosa is tolerant to widely varying climatic conditions such as Tropical rainforest climate where the region receives more than 60 millimetres 6. The intake of this water is very useful for patients of Hiccups.

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Firewalking Sanskara Temple dance. Peepal is a tree is worshipped since the dawn of civilization and has great medicinal value apart from religious significance. Frequent desire to micturate. Wound-healing activity The effect of hydroalcoholic extract of F.