FICUS BENGHALENSIS also Known as Banyan, Vada Tree, Indian Banyan, Figuier Des Pagodes, East Indian Figtree
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Ficus Benghalensis

Ficus Benghalensis

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Ficus Benghalensis
Moraceae
Aerial Root, Bark, Leaves, Buds, Fruits, Latex
Throughout india from sea-level to 1200 m.
Leaves, Seeds, Whole plant, Fruit
Banyan, Vada Tree, Indian Banyan, Figuier Des Pagodes, East Indian Figtree

Uses:

According to Ayurveda, it is astringent to bowels; useful in treatment of biliousness, ulcers, erysipelas, vomiting, vaginal complains, fever, inflammations, leprosy. According to Unani system of medicine, its latex is aphrodisiac, tonic, vulernary, maturant, lessens inflammations; useful in piles, nose-diseases, gonorrhea etc. The aerial root is styptic, useful in syphilis, biliousness, dysentery, inflammation of liver etc. It acts as an astringent, antidiarrheal, antidysenteric, hemostatic and antihemorrhoidal.



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