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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Oral hypoglycaemic plants in West Africa. Planta Indica ; 2 3: Evaluation of antioxidant potential of Ficus religiosa Linn.

Make their powder separately and mix them in equal quantities. It has been accepted that anthelmintic activity is due to a proteolytic fraction called ficin.

Anticonvulsant activity Methanolic extract of figs of F. A meedicinal 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. Looking up the trunk into the canopy Photograph by: Nair R and Chanda SV: The young leaves are pink in color, changes to copper and finally to green at maturity.

Pipal, Pimpal, Pippal Oriya: Young peepul needs proper nourishment. Also the bark root mediconal maximum fall of the blood sugar level.

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The anti-amnesic activity was investigated using F. Take fruits of peepal daily and it will reigiosa the problem of constipation permanently. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. The blood was bright red. Ficus caudata Stokes Ficus peepul Griff. Developmental anatomy of the leaf of L. A Bodhi Tree must be able to trace its parent to another Bodhi Tree and the line goes on until the first Bodhi Tree under which Gautama is said to have gained enlightenment.


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The preliminary screening of antibacterial activity of F. The most abundant flavonoid present in Ficus religiosa is quercetin 9. Food Chemistry ; 3: Mix the powder in ml water and then filter the mixture. Medicinal plants also play an important role in the lives of rural people, particularly in remote parts of developing countries with few health facilities. Vice Chancellor, Banasthali University, for his support and encouragement. Chauhan in Radhakrishna, B.

The fruit is laxative, promotes digestion, aphrodisiac and checks vomiting. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. They cannot be used by plants and therefore gets deposited in the cells 8.

The genus Ficus consists of about spec ies and varieties which are widely distributed in India and throughout the world especially in tropical and sub-tropical regions They are considered as herbs.

The red-brown colour of new leaves Photograph by: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Chemical composition of fruits and leaves eaten by short nosed fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx.

Leaves and trunk, showing the distinctive heart-shaped leaf.

Not all Ficus religiosa can be called religiisa Bodhi Tree. The tincture was taken three drops every two hours, and after the third dose the symptoms vanished.

Ficus religiosa is grown by specialty tree plant nurseries for use as an ornamental treein gardens and parks in tropical and subtropical climates. It is native from India to Southeast Asia which grows up to ft with the trunk which reaches up to 1 meter Fig 1c. International Journal of Pharm Tech Research ; 1: Thereafter aqueous extract relgiosa F.


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The only one part not used for therapeutic purposes is the wood because it is highly porous. This sacred tree native to the Indian subcontinent is a storehouse of medicinal value and is used to treat many ailments and diseases, ranging from a simple incident like a snake bite to Asthma, skin diseases, kidney diseases, constipation, dysentery, usex and various blood-related problems, said Acharya Bal Krishan of the Patanjali Ayurveda Ltd.

The frequency of stomata per square millimeter increases from Natural Product Radiance ; 6 5: The leaves alone are used to treat constipation. Journal List Pharmacogn Rev v. The leaves are the most useful parts of F. Studies ficys immunomodulatory activity of Ficus religiosa. Methanolic extract of figs of F. Ministry of health and family welfare, department of Ayush. Very weak and restless. On the third day dysentery and menorrhagia set in simultaneously.

Take one to two gm of Peepal seeds powder and take it with honey twice a day and it will purify the blood. Shah SC and Quadry: