Fig Tree-Common fig

The scientific name of Fig Tree-Common fig: ficus Carica

Name of Fig in different languages:

Sanskrit: Udumbaram, Janthuphalam

Hindi: Anjeer

Malayalam: Sheema Athi ശീമഅത്തി

Plant description:

Fig tree is a deciduous tree or large shrub, growing up to 10 m. (33 ft) tall, leaves are 12 to 25 cm long and 10 to 18 cm wide. The bark is a silvery gray and smooth, deciduous leaves have 3 or more lobes. Fruits are green and hollow, they become red when it ripe, Figs usually bear fruit within two years.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Round Margin-Entire Venation-Arcuated
 Margin_Entire Arcuated


Useful plant parts:

Bark, Fruit, root.

Medicinal uses: 

Pregnancy care prevents heart diseases, and is a rich source of iron, bleeding, anemia, and asthma, to increase sexual vigor.

Medicinal properties:

Anti-oxidant, anti-cancerous

How to prepare medicines:

One of NalpamaraPanchavalka, Panchapallavam.

It is one of the ingredients in Ayurveda medicines like-

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