Botanical Name : Ficus religiosa
English Name : Peepal fruit
Tamil Name : அரசம் பழம் / Arasam pazham
Hindi Name : अस्वत्थ, पीपल Aswattha, Pipal
Malayalam Name : അരയാൽ / Arayal
Telugu Name : పిప్పలము / pippalamu, Ravi Beradu Powder
Ficus Religiosa is a semi-evergreen or dry deciduous tree that grows to a height of about 30 m and a trunk of up to 3 m. The leaves of this plant have various medicinal properties and have the shape of a unique elongated droplet tip. The leaves are about 10–17 cm long and 8–12 cm wide each.
The seeds obtained from this tree are about 6-10 cm long that are utilized to cure most of the illness. These, which have left up to, are widely dispersed by birds. Its seeds are spread by birds and can germinate on other trees as well. The Peepal tree, which grows on other trees, relies heavily on its anchor-like roots.
Although these are not parasitic trees, in some places they grow into deciduous trees according to the adaptation of the place. They deposit the nutrients they need through the soil, air, and rain. Peepal Fruit Powder has been used since ancient times as an excellent laxative, cooling, and refrigerant agent.
Nutritional Facts of Peepal Fruit
⇒ Albuminoids 7.9
⇒ Fatty matter 5.3
⇒ Carbohydrates 34.9
⇒ Silica 1.85,
⇒ Ash 8.3
⇒ Phosphorus 0.69
⇒ Protein 4.9%
Fruits also contain other essential amino acids, isoleucine, and phenylalanine.
Health Benefits of Peepal Fruit Powder
Helps In Diabetes Management
Peepal known as sacred figs is recommended to eat for people with digestive disorders as they contain some of the best sources that can improve the digestive system. Figs are used for a variety of purposes because it comes with cooling, digestion, laxative, and aphrodisiac properties.
Ayurveda states that asthma sufferers can cure breathing disorders by powdering dried figs well and mixing it with water and consuming the mixture for fifteen days. Consume the mixture of dried fig powder mixed and milk or warm water daily can cure many health problems.
Mix the dry powder of the peepal fruit and sugar in equal proportions and mix it well with the milk. Leucorrhoea is prevented by consuming this mixture orally in certain proportions.
As stated above, the Peepal Fruits contain laxative properties that give relief in constipation. So people with constipation problems can also utilize sacred fig fruit powder as herbal medicine.
Just mix an equal amount of pulp of fruit and sugar. Take it orally along with milk, continue the process for a week and then you can realize notable differences in your health condition.
Promotes Fertility in women
Peepal fruits are fully packed with numerous nutrition. They can treat infertility in both males and females.
How to Consume Arasam Pazham Podi( Peepal Fruit Powder) Internally
Just take a spoon full of Peepal fruit powder in 100 ml water, Boil the content for a few minutes. As soon as the water gets warm, filter the content, and drink it before food. Repeat the same for Evening Dosage after dinner.
Asthma: Chronic asthma can be cured quickly by powdering the dried fruit of a Peepal tree well, boiling it in milk, and drinking it twice a day. Not only leaves but also peepal fruits and bark contribute to the treatment of asthma. Both peepal fruits and bark should be well dried in the sunlight and powdered separately.