Pipal Tree

Scientific name of Pipal Tree: Ficus Religiosa Linn

Name of Pipal in different languages:-

English: Peepal, Pippal

Sanskrit: Ashwath-अश्वत्थः

Hindi: Pipal

Malayalam: Arayal-അരയാൽ, ബോധി വൃക്ഷം, പീപ്പലം

Plant description:

Peepal tree is a large deciduous tree growing up to 30 meters tall , leaves are in shape with an extended drip tip, with the size of 10cm to 16 cm long and 9–12 cm width, The fruits are 1cm to 1.5 cm in diameter, it is green and turning purple when it become ripe, bark and wood of the tree are useful in Ayurveda treatments.

Useful plant parts:

Seeds, Young branches, Wood.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Cordate Margin-Entire Venation-pinnate
 Margin_Entire  Venation-pinnate


Medicinal uses:

Wood is used to treat Liver problems, Seeds and Young branches are used to treat skin diseases, and wounds, asthma, diabetes epilepsy, infectious, diarrhea, gastric problems, inflammatory disorders, and sexual disorders

How to prepare medicines:

It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-

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