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A Banyan tree & its uses

Updated on May 23, 2011

Banyan Tree

Banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis Linn.)

A Banyan tree belong to mulberry family. it is a laticiferous tree with reddish fruits. it is widely used in skin disease treatment  & blood predominance. Each and every part of this tree used for medicinal purposes . Aerial roots,stem bark, root bark, leaves, vegetative buds and milky exudate are used in medicine. The sap treats external skins bruising and inflammations. The bark & seeds are used as a tonic to cool the body & treat diabetes. For skin ulcers, dysentery, and toothaches roots and saps are used. Its Fig is used for variety of disorders like diarrhea,polyuria,Dental,diabetes and urine disorders.the fruit exercises  a soothing effect on skin and mucus membranes, alleviates swelling & Pain and serve as a mild purgative. Leaf buds  of banyan tree are beneficial in treatment of chronic diarrhea and dysentery if soaked in water overnight and taken as infusion in in the treatment  of these diseases. A few drops of latex of banyan tree taken with milk  can cure bleeding piles. Arial  roots are beneficial in strengthening teeths and  gums if chewed and brushed.


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      Afroze haseeb 2 years ago

      very very useful tree

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      falak lakdawdala amdaba 2 years ago

      vtion ry nice information give more i know that this is a micinal plant write about peeple n babool

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      sanjay 2 years ago

      It was nice and useful but , If it was given in points means it will be more easy and convenient for students like us and we can remember it till our life .But also I will be very much thankful to Hub pages .I liked It .Super......

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      akshara 2 years ago

      thank U very much Hub pages it was very very useful for me and my family

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      Priyank Soni 2 years ago

      Thank u for this information....

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      sayonee 3 years ago

      It helped me a lot

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      Fatema 3 years ago

      Please write uses of its leaf

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      priya 3 years ago

      i think this tree was very useful , it's leaves was use of treatment .

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      Bandita Nath 3 years ago

      It's a wonderful article for us!! but .....I think it should contain a better -conclusion. THANKS.

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      Maddy sharma 3 years ago

      was very useful but it must contain some more info about topic but it was lovely using it...

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      rachana 3 years ago

      write about the leaves and more information on it

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      nikita mehta 3 years ago

      very useful tree

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      bijoya 3 years ago

      write something about the leaves & it's process

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      kannan 3 years ago

      banyan tree is very useful

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      venkat 3 years ago

      banyan tree is not useful

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      ajay sehdev 3 years ago

      Banyan tree is residence of devtas

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      shruti 3 years ago

      write something about the leaves

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      ffffffj 4 years ago

      Very useful tree.

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      radhika shah 4 years ago

      yo yo honey singh!!!!!!!!!!

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      rishabh omar 4 years ago

      very useful tree awesome

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      riya sharma 4 years ago

      it is very useful and helpful..............

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      ranjith 4 years ago

      soo cool

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      holji 4 years ago

      so nice

      it is good

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      meera 5 years ago

      it is very useful

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      anjali 5 years ago

      its awesome.i think it is very useful.