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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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. Pipal, Pimpal, Pippal Oriya: A paste of the powdered bark is a good absorbent for inflammatory swellings and can be used medlcinal treat burns The dietary fiber influenced total lipids, cholesterol, triglycerides, and phospholipids of the liver to varying extents. It has been assigned an invasiveness high risk score of 7 in a risk assessment prepared for the species’ invasiveness in Hawaii by PIER.

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ficis Article Information Sr No: The preliminary screening of antibacterial activity of F. The leaves and young shoots together are purgative strong laxative. 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.


The stem is pale yellow by which several roots are fused. It exhibited reduction in the number of writhing.

Pharmaceutical Biology ; Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment bodhi while meditating underneath a Ficus religiosa. Type 2 diabetic rats gained relatively less weight during the course of development as compared to normal rats.

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A thorough and systematic study is required for identification, cataloguing and documentation of plants, which kses a significant way for the promotion of the traditional knowledge of the herbal medicinal plants. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Now containing plants. CaliforniaFlorida and Hawaii are the only states to have a known distribution of rleigiosa species. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Powder of the dried bark was dusted over burns.

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Reduces oxidative stress in experimentally induced type 2 diabetic rats. Joseph B and Raj SJ: Not for the casual reader. Evaluation of antioxidant potential of Ficus religiosa Linn. Ficus religiosa or sacred fig is a species of fig native to the Indian subcontinent [2] and Indochina [3] that belongs to Moraceaethe fig or mulberry family.

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It has been suggested that when they live as epiphyte, they use CAM pathway religisa produce carbohydrates and when they live on soil, they switch to C3 type photosynthesis. Advances in Biological Research ; 4: In Hindu texts, the Plaksa tree is associated with the source of the Sarasvati River. Dietary hemicellulose showed a significant negative correlation with serum and liver cholesterol and a significant positive correlation with fecal bile acids. Classification and Distribution of Ficus.

Egyptian Journal of Biology ; The tincture was taken three drops every two hours, and after the third dose the symptoms vanished. Find articles by A. The roots are also chewed to prevent gum disease.

The secondary metabolites are formed from primary products. In North AmericaF. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. As a result glutathione was restored and inhibited the formation of malondialdehyde, proving its anti-diabetic activity along with antioxidant potential Slight headache, giddiness and nausea. Aspirin were used as standards drugs. Phytochemistry and Pharmacological properties of Ficus religiosa: Seeds are useful in urinary troubles.

Ficus religiosa Linn, Phytochemicals, Pharmacological activities, Medicinal uses.

Open in a separate window. The leaves alone are used to treat constipation.