Botanical Name : Ficus Religiosa
English Name : Sacred Fig
Tamil Name : அரச பட்டை / Arasam pattai
Hindi Name : अस्वत्थ छाल / Aswattha Chhaal
Malayalam Name : അരയാൽ കുര / Arayal / Pippalam kura
Telugu Name : పిప్పలము ఆకు బెరడు / Pippalamu beradu
Arasam Maram is a large semi-evergreen or dry-season deciduous tree that grows up to 30 m tall, and the trunk has up to 3 m diameters. The scientific name of this tree is Ficus religiosa and the leaves of the tree have a cordate shape that contains a distinctive extended drip tip. The bark is a flat surface, and slightly curved that has a 1 to 2.5 cm thickness.
The outer surface of the bark is brown or ash color, and it is uneven. The inner surface of this bark is a smooth, brown color. The bark contains Tannis, and it is used to treat many diseases. Each part of the tree, such as leaves, seeds, bark, shoot, and fruit, has different medicinal properties in Ayurvedic treatments. It has been used to cure various diseases since ancient times.
Health Benefits of Sacred Fig Bark Powder
- Improves skin complexion
The Arasam Pattai helps to remove toxins from our blood and purifies it, the burn and skin irritations can be treated and cured by this fig tree powder. It improves the complexion of the skin and relieves the person from burning sensations on the skin. It is also effective in purifying the blood naturally and in preventing skin allergies.
- Prevents internal bleeding
Just take a handful of Arasa pattai powder and consume it regularly to prevent internal bleeding, it also helps to prevent hemorrhagic dysentery.
- Deals with stomach swelling and inflammation
Either barks or leaves of the fig tree, when consumed, help to remove the unwanted worms from the stomach and thus provide relief from pain and swelling. The bark of the tree also has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and pain-relieving properties. Thus it helps to combat both internal and external inflammation and provides relief from the burning sensation.
- Treats diabetes and piles
It’s an amazing medicine for diabetic patients, the flowers help to check blood sugar levels. Herbal supplements from this tree help in the treatment of piles. A decoction prepared from the bark of the tree helps to treat internal piles. For internal piles, the bark of the Ashoka tree can be used.
- Removes kidney stones and treats asthma
The seed powder of the Fig bark tree is a natural ingredient used to control kidney stones. Also, it helps to treat asthma.
- Prevents diarrhea
The Ashoka tree leaves, flowers, and bark are used as a tonic also it will provide relief from any kind of painful condition. It also controls blood loss in stools and thus treats diarrhea without causing any side effects.
How to Use Sacred Fig Bark Powder
Morning – Take five gms of Arasam Pattai Podi with 100 ml of water and boil them for some minutes. After the water gets warm, filter them, and drink before food. Repeat the same for the Evening after dinner.
Brush your teeth with the fresh wings of Arasam Pattai that make your teeth strong and healthy.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herbal powders.
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