Peepal (Ficus Religiosa).

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Scientific Classification :
Kingdom : Plantae.
Clade : Angiosperm.
Clade : Eudicots.
Clade : Rosids.
Order : Rosales.
Family : Moraceae.
Genus : Ficus.
Species : F. religiosa.
Bionomial Name : Ficus religiosa.

According to Lord Krishna, Peepal is a tree with roots in upward direction and branches downward. Peepal is considered a holy tree in Nepal and even in India, Burma, China, Indonesia and Japan.
Every religions have a number of beliefs. One such belief in Hinduism is that Goddess Laxmi resides under the tree hence they workship the tree.


Peepal is considered to be the largest oxygen provider. A healthy Peepal tree releases oxygen even at night. They can uptake carbon dioxide during the night as well. The roots spreads far and wide. So, Peepal should be planted outside the downtown of any city so that it wont affect any buildings.

Of all the trees in the nature, Peepal alone exhales minimum ozone (O3) during the sunshine. The absorption of ozone helps female fertility. The walking around makes lungs do work to take in more and more fresh air and hence ozone that strengthens the uterus, Fallopian tubes to receive sperms are also absorbed. A new moon day helps absorb more O3 than other days to gravitational forces.

Peepal tree leaves contains Glucose, Asteroid and Mennos, Phenolic while its bark is rich in Vitamin K, tainen and phaetosteroline. All of these ingredients make the peepal tree an exceptional medicinal tree.


According to the science of Ayurvedha, every part of Peepal tree - the leaf, bark, shoot, seeds, and it's fruit has several medicinal benefits and is used since ancient times to cure many diseases.

Acharya Bal Krishan has given the following medicinal tips for the use of Peepal:

1. For bleeding diarrhoea:
Take soft stems of peepal, coriander seeds,crystal sugar in equal quantity and mix them well and take its 3-4 grams twice a day and it is very useful in this disease.

2. For poor appetite:
Take ripe fruits of Peepal. Peepal fruit can also be taken for cough, pitta, blood-related problems, burning sensation and vomitting etc.

3. For stomach pain:
Make paste of 2.5 leaves of a peepal plant and mix with 50 grams jaggery and make small tablets of the mixture and take it 3-4 times a day. It will soothe the stomach pain.

4. For Asthma:
Take a bark of plant and its ripe fruits. Make their powder separately and mix them in equal quantities. In take of this mixture thrice in a day is very effective in this problem. 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.

5. Snake Bite:
In case of a snake bite give 2-2 spoons of the extracts of Peepal leaves three to four times to reduce the effect of the poison

6. For skin diseases:
Eat the soft leaves of Peepal and the problem itching and other skin diseases are cured. Taking 40 ml tea of this leaf is equally effective.

7. Eczema itching:
Take 50 gms peepali bark ash and add lime and ghee properly and make the paste of the mixture. Apply this paste on effective areas and it will prove soothing effects. Take 40 ml tea of peepal bark regularly and it will also be useful.

8. Cracked Heals:
Apply Peepal leaf extracts or its milk on cracked hands and heels to get best results.

9. For blood purification:
Take one to two gm of Peepal seeds powder and take it with honey twice a day and it will purify the blood. In the gastric-related blood disorders take 40 ml kwath and five gms of honey for best results.

10. For impotency:
Take half spoon of peepal fruit powder thrice a day with milk. You will get rid of impotency and give strength to the body.

Equal quantity of peepal fruits, its roots,bark and shunthi may be mixed and treat it with milk and then add sugar candy and honey in it and take the mixture twice a day and it will improve sex power.

Take equal quantity of peepal fruit, roots, bark and shunga and add sugar and honey in it. It will increase sex power.

11. For constipation:
Take 5-10 fruits of peepal daily and it will cure the problem of constipation permanently

12. For Liver and spline disease:
Take 3-4 fresh leaves of Peepal and mix crystal sugar in it and make its powder. Mix the powder in 250 ml water and then filter the mixture. This squash has to be given twice a day to the patient for 5 days. This medicine is very effective for patient of Jaundice.

13. For Swelling in Spline:
Take 10-20 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.

14. For Hiccups:
Take 50-100 gms bark of peepal and make tis charcoal and extinguish it in water. The intake of this water is very useful for patients of Hiccups

15. For eye pain:
Take the milk of the leaves of the plant and apply on the eye. It will cure eye pains.

16. For tooth disease:
Take barks of both peepal and banian tree in equal quantity and mix them well and boil the mixture in hot water. Use it for rinsing in the mouth and it will cure teeth pain.

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