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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Reproduction is done by layering, cottage and seeds. An medocinal or decoction of the bark is used with some honey for the treatment of gonorrhoea, ulcers, skin diseases and scabies. This tree has abundant medical uses. The stem bark of F. Powdered dry fruit destroys sorrows of a person 7, The anti-amnesic activity was investigated using F. Moreover, the ethanol bark extract of F. Make paste of 2. It has been reported that tannins possess ability to increase the collagen content, which is one of the factor for promotion of wound healing religioosa Chauhan in Radhakrishna, B.

Ficus religiosa – Wikipedia

Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment bodhi while meditating underneath a Ficus religiosa. And Tridax procumbens L. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine ; 3 5: December Learn how and when to remove this template message. As kses experiments are quite remarkable I will give them in detail.


Seeds are laxative and if taken three days during menstruation, sterilize women for long time. Home Contact Us Donate Store. Take one to two gm of Peepal seeds powder and take it with honey twice a day and it will purify the blood.


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Phytopharmacology of Ficus religiosa

Views Read Edit View history. It is one of the most versatile plant having a wide variety of medicinal activities therefore used in treatment of several types of diseases for eg.

Studies on a phytosterolin from the bark of Ficus religiosa. The fruit of F. According to religious point of view, F. A thorough and systematic study is required for identification, cataloguing and documentation of plants, which provide a significant ficjs for the promotion of the traditional knowledge of the herbal medicinal plants.

Role of adipose tissue and modulation by weight loss. The immunomodulatory ficuus of alcoholic extract of the bark of F. You T, Nicklas BJ.

Asvattha, Ashud, Ashvattha English: Chopra RN, Chopra S. A comparison of the proteolytic activity of the latex of 46 species of Ficus has been done by electrophoretic and chromatographic properties of the protein components and F. For Liver and spline disease: Slight headache, giddiness and nausea.


The aqueous extract of F. Retrieved from ” https: Eat the soft leaves of Peepal and the problem fficus and other skin diseases are cured.

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Evaluation of antioxidant, wound healing and anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic extract of leaves of Ficus jedicinal. In Theravada Buddhist Southeast Asiathe tree’s massive trunk is often the site of Buddhist or animist shrines. Pharmacological activities present in Ficus religiosa: Find articles by A.

It is evident from above that methanolic extracts of F. The Ficus religiosa tree is considered sacred by the followers of HinduismJainism and Buddhism. There are many chemical compounds which have been extracted out from different plants as they as they have very importantuse in medicinal field.

Ficus religiosa is associated with Blastophaga quadricepsan agaonid wasp which acts as its pollinator as this wasp lays its eggs only on trees of this species.