Ficus diversifolia [Leaves], Ficus elastica (Indian rubber tree) [Young stems], Ficus lingua (box-leaved fig) syn. Take 5 gram paste twice a day for one week. Anticonvulsant Activity: The methanol extract of figs (fruits) exhibits dose-dependent anticonvulsant activity against maximum electroshock and picrotoxin-induced convulsions through serotonergic pathways modulation. Charde RM, Dhongade HJ, Charde MS and Kasture AV: Int J Pharma Sci Research 2010; 1(5): 73-82. Seeds are cooling, refrigerant, laxative and alterative. It is taken in a dose of 5 grams with honey for one month. It is known as Munha Ke chhale in Hindi. Proteolytic Activity: 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. religiosa has shown a significant proteolytic activity 61. Take it in the early morning. Kapoor LD: Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicinal plants; CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1990; 149-150. Jung HW, Son HY, Min HCV, Kim YH and Park YK: Phytother Res 2008; 22: 1064-1068. Or, Pipal bark + Bad Ficus bengalensis bark + Pakar Ficus rumphii bark (all bark in equal quantity) + Gudhal Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 1 Flower, pound to get extract. Leaves are more or less pendulous, broadly ovate, margin often repand, very long caudate, coriaceous, dark green and shining above, base coardate or truncate with 3 strong principal nerves and 2-4 weaker ones, looped within the margin, acumen many nerved; petiole slender; stipules linear subulate. ABSTRACT: Ficus religiosa Linn. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Ficus Benjamina. (Veda of Atharvan, magic charms), there is prayer to this tree as destroyer of enemies. All species possess latex-like material within their vasculatures that provide protection and self-healing from physical assaults 14. Pipal is effective in asthma, diabetes, diarrhea, boils, spermatorrhoea, gonorrhea, leucorrhea, skin diseases, cracked feet, anal fistula, aphthous sores, menorrhagia, nervous disorders, metrorrhagia, blood dysentery, bleeding piles, hematuria and hemorrhages. Pandit R, Phadke A and Jagtap A: J Ethnopharmacol 2010; 128: 462-466. Author information: (1)Department of Studies in Food Science and Nutrition, University of Mysore, Mysore, India. It will provide instant relief. Ficus peepul Griff. Pipal has great medicinal value as well. Brickell C and Zuk JD: The American Horticulture Society, A-Z, Encyclopedia of Garden Plants, New York, USA, 1997. Sanskrit: Ashvattha, Bodhidruma, Pippala, Shuchidruma, Vrikshraj, yajnika. To increase the wide range of medicinal usages, the present day entails new drugs with more potent and desired activity with less or no side effects against particular disease 2. The test was performed against four bacteria: Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and against two fungi: Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger. By applying the paste of peepal leaves, the tearful edges of the foot are cured, and … Dried leaf powder is mixed with water and taken orally to get relief from the body pain. Allergies . This filtrate should be taken twice a day. Mix this juice in water and add some refined sugar. It was reported that most accepted strategies in Alzheimer's diseases treatment are the use of cholinesterase inhibitors. It is a large perennial tree, glabrous when young, found throughout the plains of India up to 170 m altitudes in the Himalayas 20 and is one of the most revered trees in Asia. Most of the plants largely uptake Carbon dioxide (CO2) and release oxygen during the day (photosynthesis) and uptake oxygen and release CO2 during the night (respiration). Lakshmi is also believed to inhabit the tree on Saturdays. It is a familiar sight in Hindu temples, Buddhist monasteries and shrines, villages and at roadsides. For asthma, dried and powdered fruits are taken with water for fifteen days. Related posts: Ficus Religiosa Ficus Religiosa signs and symptoms of the homeopathy medicine from the Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by J.H. (Veda of hymns), whole universe is considered to be an Ashwattha tree with thousand branches. The image of Pipal is also found on many seals and tablets found in Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa. These extracts showed an elevated level of antibacterial activity and reduced antifungal activity. It is very ornamental, being widely … He is believed to have been born under this tree. Herbal medicine is one of the oldest valuable bestowal that was given to mankind. Kala CP: Prioritization of Medical plants based on available knowledge; Existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, Ethnobotany and Biodiversity Conservation 2004; 12: 453-459. Or. Antifungal activity of the compounds against P. gluacum was also observed 66. F. religiosa showed a wide spectrum of pharmacological activities like, anticonvulsant, anthelmintic, anti-amnesic, anti-anxiety, anti-asthmatic, antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiulcer. It is an important host-plant of lac insect (Laccifer communis, Laccifer fici, and Laccifer lacca) for the summer brood. Some plants such as F. religiosa (peepal) can uptake CO2 during the night also like a day because of their ability to perform a type of photosynthesis called Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM). Ficus rhynchophylla Steud. Names of Bodhi Tree in various languages of the world are also given. Antibacterial and Antitumor Activity: The aqueous, methanol and chloroform extracts of the leaves of Ficus religiosa were evaluated for their antibacterial and antitumor activities. Antiseptic: Capable of preventing infection by inhibiting the growth of infectious agents. Prasad PV, Subhakttha PK, Narayan A and Rao MM: Medico-historical study of “asvatha” (sacred fig tree). They are also given to treat feverish condition and arresting bleeding or secretion. Anonymous Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India: New Delhi: Department of Ayush, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 2001; 17-20. CONCLUSION: India is the largest producer of medicinal herbs and is rightly called the botanical garden of the world. 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