Other Common Names
|Botanical Name||: Ficus Benghalensis|
|English Name||: Banyan Tree|
|Tamil Name||: ஆழம் விதை / Aalam Vithai|
|Malayalam Name||: ആലം വിട്ട / aalam vitta|
|Telugu Name||: మర్రి చెట్టు సీడ్ / Marri chettu seed|
|Hindi Name||: बरगद , बढ़ बीज / Bargad , Barh Beej|
|Kannada Name||: Aalada mara, Alada mara|
|Marathi Name||: Vada|
|Urdu Name||: Bargad|
Banyan is a large evergreen tree, that is classified under the family Moraceae and order Rosales. It grows up to 20-25 m in height. The branches of the tree are spreading up to 100 m or more with pillar-like prop roots and accessory trunks. This tree has a massive trunk with grey bark.
The leaves of this tree with stout and the length of the leaves are 1.5-2.5 cm. The tree has oval-round shape leaves that resemble jack-fruit leaves. Like most of the fig-tree, the leaf bud is covered by two large scales. The flowering time of this tree is March-April, and the fruiting time is March-May. In India, this banyan tree is regarded as a sacred tree. Most of the temples are built on this tree.
Characteristics of Banyan Tree
|Plant Type||: Evergreen Tree|
|Life cycle||: Woody|
|Height||: 30 m|
|Sunlight||: Full sun to partial shade|
|Stem color||: Brown, copper|
|Water Requirement||: Average|
|Leaf arrangement||: Alternative|
|Leaf color||: GreenLeaf|
|Shape||: Elliptical, Oblong, Ovate|
|Leaf length||: 3-6 inches|
|Leaf width||: 1-3 inches|
|Flower color||: Orange|
|Fruit color||: Green, Orange, Purple, Red|
Some of the health benefits of Banyan seed include;
- The seeds of this tree are used to treat diabetes.
- It is also used to maintain body heat.
- Banyan seed helps to reduce depression.
- It is also used to treat bacterial and fungal infections.
- These seeds are used to prevents flu, cold and other infections.
- It is one of the greatest remedies for vaginal infections.
- The seed powder is also helping to treat warts and hemorrhoids.
- The banyan seeds is a great factor for lowering the cholesterol level.
How to consume banyan seed Internally:
Take 5 gms of banyan seed powder in 100 ml water and boil the water for some time. After the water getting warm filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for the Evening dosage after dinner.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without any chemical interactions.
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