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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Ananda RJ, Kunjani J. In medicinal field, F. It was most probably brought to these countries from Indian subcontinent in late 19th or early 20th century during the British Empire. The provers were Dr.

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A patient with itching or eczema is advised to drink a decoction of peepal bark. Leaves are very shiny, thin and bear veins which are alternate, long, petiolate, and serrate or reliyiosa shaped at the base or sometimes rounded Fig. The powdered fruit is taken for asthma.


Evaluation of ethanolic extract of Ficus religiosa bark on incision and excision wounds in rats. The results indicate that aqueous extract of F. Joseph B and Raj SJ: Anticonvulsant effect of Ficus religiosa: The active constituents are mainly secondary metabolites like alkaloids, glycosides, volatile oils, tannins etc. In AfricaF. Looking up the trunk into the canopy Photograph by: Jses seeds are cooling and refrigerant.

Phytopharmacology of Ficus religiosa

The bark is of white or brown in color. In the Philippines and in Nicaragua the species is cultivated in parks and along roadsides and pavementswhile in Paraguay it occurs in forests at lower elevations.

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Ficus religiosa

In India, since ancient times it has got great mythological, religious and medical importance. In traditional medicine, medicinal plants have been used for the treatment of various diseases. In Colombia, it is only found fcus cultivation while in Paraguay, it is cultivated as well as also occurring in forests at lower altitudes.

There are many chemical compounds which have been extracted out from different plants as they as they have very importantuse in medicinal field. Make a Donation Join Login. Find out fiucs you should join or renew today! Milk cocked with the fruit, leaf bud, bark and the root added with sugar and honey, was prescribed as an aphrodisiac. The leaves are the most rfligiosa parts of F.

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It is also found on shallow soils including rock crevices. Open in a separate window.