Peepal (Ficus Religiosa)
Treasures of Nature (Prakriti Ka Khazana) – Peepal
According to Lord Krishna, Peepal is a tree with roots in upward direction and braches downward. Peepal is believed to belong to the category of astringent medicines and is quite useful in pacifying bleeding from different parts of the body. It is also effective in healing wounds, checking excessive urination, pacifying burning sensation and curing diarrhoea. Peepal is considered a holy tree in India and even in Burma, China, Indonesia and Japan. All the parts of this tree are quite useful for curing a number of ailments and diseases. The bark of this tree not only helps in checking excessive urine but is also useful in stabilising fetus and in improving sexual power. It is also the most effective drug for women suffering from infertility.