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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There was less antibacterial activity or none at all using aqueous extracts. With scientific approaches in future, this hypothesis can reduce the usage of charger and can be good source of renewable energy. Medicinal plants have curative properties due to the presence of various complex chemical substances of different composition, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants.

Plant Foods Hum Nutr. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Sarat Chandra Ghose, of Midnapore, who made the first proving and thereby discovered its power to cause and cure hemorrhages of many kinds.


Type 2 diabetic rats gained relatively less weight during the course of development as compared to normal rats.

This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. In the Middle Eastit is preferably planted as an avenue or road verge tree. The anti-amnesic activity was investigated using F.

The aqueous extract of F. Antimicrobial screening of selected medicinal plants from India. Bushra S, Muhraf FA. Vomiting of bright red blood.

Phytopharmacology of Ficus religiosa

Evaluation of antioxidant, wound healing and anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic extract of leaves of Ficus religiosa. Find articles by A.

They cannot be used by plants and therefore gets deposited in the cells 8. Plaksa is a possible Sanskrit term for Ficus religiosa. Singh D and Goel RK: Vedic Sarasvati,p. Journal List Pharmacogn Rev v.

16 health benefits of the peepal tree that you had no idea about

However, it is not true that they release large amounts of oxygen during the night. The roots, bark-skin, fruits, and leaves of F.

Dietary meidcinal showed a significant negative correlation with serum and liver cholesterol and a significant positive correlation with fecal bile acids. Thereafter aqueous extract of F. The leaves alone are used to treat constipation. Publisher Timber Press; Oregon. It is circular in shape and compressed. Oral hypoglycaemic plants in West Africa.


Tincture juice of fresh leaves mixed with equal parts of alcohol. The secondary metabolites are formed from primary products. Ficus superstitiosa Link Urostigma affine Miq. Generally higher extract yields, phenolic contents, and plant material antioxidant activity were obtained using aqueous organic solvents, as compared to the respective absolute organic solvents.

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. Damanpreet S, Rajesh KG. Pawar1 and T. Indian J Pharm Sci. 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. According to Ayurvedic system of medicine, F.

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