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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Phytopharmacology of Ficus religiosa

Kalpana G, Rishi RB. Medicinal plants have curative properties due to the presence of various complex chemical substances of different composition, which are found as secondary plant fiucs in one or more parts of these plants. The most abundant flavonoid present in Ficus religiosa is quercetin 9.

Although higher extract yields were obtained by the refluxing extraction technique, in general higher amounts of total phenolic contents and better antioxidant activity were found in the extracts prepared using a shaker. The plant has been studied for their various pharmacological activities like antibacterial, antifungal, anticonvulsant, immunomodulatory, antioxidant, hypoglycemic, hypolipidemic, anthelmintics, and wound healing activities.

When planting, use soil with a pH of 7 or below. A new in vitro screening technique for anthelmintic activity using Ascaridia galli as a test parasite. Nair R and Chanda SV: Usually seven pradakshinas are done around the tree in the morning time chanting ” vriksha rajaya namah “, meaning “salutation to the king of trees. In Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy, this plant serves as important source of medicine. Wound-healing activity The effect of hydroalcoholic extract of F.

A Text Book of Pharmacognosy. The various parts of the plants like stem bark, fruits, buds, latex are used in treatment of different diseases like dysentery, mumps, jaundice, heart diseases, constipation, skin diseases, etc.


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While it is possible for the plant to grow indoors in a pot, it grows best outside. CaliforniaFlorida and Hawaii are the only states to have a known distribution of the species. Agarwal V, Chauhan BM. Chemical composition of fruits and leaves eaten by short- nosed fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx.

This is the unique source of various types of compounds having diverse chemical structure. This is considered religgiosa the oldest tree in Indian art literature. Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references Articles containing Japanese-language fiucs Articles containing Korean-language text Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Encyclopedia Americana with a Wikisource reference Taxonbars with 20—24 fficus IDs.

Very weak and restless. Take gms of peepal bark and burn it out and add equal quantity of Kalmi Shora and pour it in ripe banana and eat one such banana each day and it will cure swelling of spline swelling.

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Ficus religiosa is grown by specialty tree plant nurseries for use as an ornamental treein religioea and parks in tropical and subtropical climates. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Constituents of Ficus religiosa and Fiucs infectoria and their biological activity. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The anticonvulsant activity of the extract is studied in strychnine- pentylenetetrazole- picrotoxin- and isoniazid-induced seizures in mice It has good superoxide scavenging potential comparable to that of ascorbic acid and maximum reductive potential comparable to that of gallic acid and tannic acid.

Encyclopedia of Indian medicinal plants.

Journal of Ethnopharmacology ; Ficus caudata Stokes Ficus peepul Griff. Preclinical and clinical studies with latex from Ficus uxes HBK, a traditional intestinal anthelmintic in the Amazonian area. It has been accepted that anthelmintic activity is due to a proteolytic fraction called ficin. Dysentery, blood bright red. Reduces oxidative stress in experimentally induced type 2 diabetic rats.


Take barks of both peepal and banian tree in equal quantity and mix them well and boil the mixture in uzes water. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Rather dated, but still a main source of information for many of the less known woods.

The dietary fiber influenced total lipids, cholesterol, triglycerides, and phospholipids of the liver to varying extents. It will soothe uss stomach pain. Peepal fruit can also be taken for cough, pitta, blood-related problems, burning sensation and vomitting etc. Earlier study on the same methanol extract demonstrated that the extract inhibited the production of nitric oxide and proinflammatory cytokines in LPS-stimulated microglia via re,igiosa MAPK An on-line version is also available.

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Make a powder of dry fruits of peepal and take it with two to three grams of water for 14 days twice a day and this will prove very effective. Shah SC and Quadry: It is the type of religjosa that Gautama Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment under, and Hindu and Jain ascetics also consider the tree to be sacred and often meditate under them.

The vasculature comprises a single main vein the midribsecondaries, tertiaries, quaternaries, and intermediaries. The results indicate that aqueous extract of F.

Exploration of healing promoting potential of roots of Ficus religiosa. Decoction of the root bark with salt and jaggery induce anti-diuretic property