Cluster fig tree

The scientific name of the Cluster fig tree: Ficus Racemosa

Name of Cluster fig tree in different languages:-

English: Indian Fig tree, Country fig

Sanscrit: Udumbara, Krimiphala

Hindi: Umar, Gular

Malayalam: Athi-അത്തി

Plant description:

Fig is an evergreen tree with 20-25 feet tall, rich green foliage with big leaves that provide good shade, moderate to large sized spreading, deciduous, found throughout the greater part of India, and it is often cultivated in villages for its edible fruit, leaves are dark green, 7.5-10 cm long, The bark has antiseptic, antipyretic and vermicide properties, and the decoction of bark can be used in the treatment of various skin disorders, fruit receptacles 2-5 cm in diameter, in large clusters, arising from main trunk or large branches.

Leaf Arrangement


Shape-Elongated Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulate

Useful plant parts:

Root, bark, fruit.

Medicinal uses of the cluster fig tree

Cluster Fig Tree, or Ficus racemosa, holds significant importance in Ayurveda. It’s utilized for various medicinal purposes:

  1. Digestive Health: Aids digestion, eases constipation, and soothes gastrointestinal discomfort.
  2. Respiratory Disorders: Alleviates respiratory issues like cough and asthma.
  3. Wound Healing: Applied topically to promote wound recovery.
  4. Anti-inflammatory: Eases inflammation, beneficial for arthritis and joint pain.
  5. Blood Sugar Control: Assists in managing diabetes.
  6. Antimicrobial Properties: Fights against infections.
  7. Liver Tonic: Supports liver health and function.
  8. Heart Health: Regulates blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  9. Female Health: Addresses menstrual disorders and menopausal symptoms.
  10. Anti-cancer Potential: Some studies suggest it may have anti-cancer properties.

Consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for proper dosage and usage. Always seek professional advice before use.

To treat Asthma, Bleeding, Dysentery, and Pregnancy protector, to improve Vitality,

How to prepare medicines:

Dried fruit of fig, dried grapes, and cashew nuts kept in hot water for a night and mixed (Make juice) in the morning and drink to increase HB in blood, it is also good for lethargy and weakness.

The cluster fig tree is one of the ingredients in Ayurveda medicines like

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