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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Traditionally the bark is used as an antibacterial, antiprotozoal, antiviral, astringent, antidiarrhoeal, in the treatment of gonorrhea, ulcers, and the leaves used for skin diseases.

Ficus religiosa – Useful Tropical Plants

It is also known as the bodhi tree[4] pippala treepeepul tree[2] peepal tree or ashwattha tree in India and Nepal. Such a high score predicts it will become a major pest in suitable climate zones.

Singh D and Goel RK: The provers ficue Dr. November 9, Retrieved 29 January A significant increase in the meficinal strength was observed in an incision wound model when compared to the control.

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Sacred Fig was unintentionally introduced to Israel because of horticulture practices and its associated pollinator wasp was also present in the country by the s, which led to its widespread distribution. Significance of Ficus religiosa in the field of Medicine: Leaf juice has been used for the treatment of asthama, cough, sexual disorders, diarrhoea, haematuria, earache and toothache, migrane, eye troubles, gastric problems and scabies.


Guaiacol, ascorbate and o-dianisidine are the three most preferred substrates of F. Ficus religiosa is native to tropical Asiabut it has now been introducedspread and cultivated around much of the world, and in some cases it has become naturalized where its specialist pollinator wasp Blastophaga quadriceps has also been introduced.

Ficus religiosa

International Medifinal of Pharm Tech Research ; 1: As a result glutathione was restored and inhibited the formation of malondialdehyde, proving its anti-diabetic activity along with antioxidant potential Retrieved from ” https: Menorrhagia, bright red blood, bearing-down pains in lower abdomen. It will soothe the stomach pain. Leaves are very shiny, thin and bear veins which are alternate, long, petiolate, and serrate or heart shaped at the medicknal or sometimes rounded Fig.

Aqueous extract of Ficus religiosa Linn: Ficus religiosa is tolerant to widely varying climatic conditions such as Tropical rainforest climate where the region receives medicinap than 60 millimetres 6. In case of a snake bite give spoons of the extracts of Peepal leaves three to four times to reduce the effect of the poison.

Exploration of healing promoting potential of roots of Ficus religiosa. Teent had the most pronounced hypocholesterolemic effect that appeared to operate through increased fecal excretion of cholesterol as well as bile acids.

An on-line version is also available. You T, Nicklas BJ. Phytochemistry can be defined as chemistry of plants or chemical composition of plants. Recent study has also revealed that the methanol extract of F. Views Read Edit View history.


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We are also thankful to the authorities of Banasthali University for providing facilities to conduct this study. Chemical composition of fruits and leaves eaten by short- nosed fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx. Fruits are circular in shape called as Figs which is enclosed in floresences.

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine ; 3 5: These compounds can be therapeutically active or inactive 7. She became sad and melancholy. The present review is to compile up-to-date information of this plant that covers mediclnal natural phytochemical, biochemical, ethnobotanical and pharmacological significance. Sadhus Hindu ascetics still meditate beneath sacred fig trees, and Hindus do pradakshina circumambulation, or meditative pacing around the sacred fig tree as a mark of worship.

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Phytopharmacological and phytochemical properties of three ficus species- an overview. International journal of Pharmaceutical and chemical Sciences ; 1 1: The study was carried out by various hematological and serological tests.

The leaves can be used to alleviate fevers, bleeding wounds, constipation, dysentery, bruises, boils and mumps. Oral hypoglycaemic plants in West Africa. Tannin, wax, saponin, Leucoanthocyanins.

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