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Ficus religiosa Pippala  ,Asvattha consists of dried bark of Ficus religiosa Linn.

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Ficus religiosa Pipal tree Ayurvedic Medicine Ficus religiosa Pipal tree or Pippala

  • Ficus religiosa Pippala  is a large perennial tree,
  • glabrous when young, found throughout the plains of India upto 170 m altitude in the Himalayas, largely planted as an avenue and roadside tree especially near temples.
  • Ficus religiosa Pippala is used in traditional medicine for almost 50 types of disorders including gastric problems, inflammatory disorders,asthma, diabetes, diarrhea, epilepsy, infectious and sexual disorders

 

Ficus religiosa Pippala SYNONYMS

 

  • Sanskrit    :    Pippala
  • Hindi        :    Pipala, Pipal
  • Assamese    :    Ahant
  • Bengali    :    Asvattha, Ashud, Ashvattha
  • English    :    Pipal tree
  • Gujrati      :    Piplo, Jari, Piparo, Pipalo
  • Kannada    :    Arlo, Ranji, Basri, ,Ashvathamara, Basari, Ashvattha  ,Ashvatthanara, Ashwatha, Aralimara, Aralegida, Ashvathamara,
  • Oriya       :    Aswatha
  • Punjabi    :    Pipal, Pippal
  • Tamil       :    Ashwarthan, Arasamaram, Arasan, Arasu, Arara
  • Telugu      :    Ravichettu
  • Kashmiri    :    Bad
  • Malayalam    :    Arayal
  • Marathi    :    Pipal, Pimpal, Pippal

 

Scientific classification of Ficus religiosa Pippala

 

  • Kingdom:    Plantae
  • Division:    Magnoliophyta
  • Class:    Magnoliopsida
  • Order:    Urticales
  • Family:    Moracea
  • Genus:    Ficus
  • Species:    F. religiosa
  • Binomial name  Ficus religiosa
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Ficus religiosa Pipal tree Ayurvedic Medicine Ficus religiosa Pipal tree or Pippala

 

 

Ficus religiosa Pippala  DESCRIPTION habitat

 

  • found throughout the plains of India upto 170 m altitude in the Himalayas, largely planted as an avenue and roadside tree especially near temples.
  • The leaves of  ASVATTHA Ficus religiosa Pippala are chordate in shape with a distinctive extended tip;Ficus religiosa Pippala  leaves are 10–17 cm long and 8–12 cm broad, with a 6–10 cm petiole.
  • Ficus religiosa Pippala  fruit is a small fig 1-1.5 cm diameter, green ripening purple.
  • Ficus religiosa Pippala  Bark occurs in flat or slightly curved pieces, varying from 1.0-2.5 cm or more in thickness, fracture, fibrous, taste, astringent, outer surface brown or ash coloured,inner surface smooth and somewhat brownish, surface uneven due to exfoliation of cork, .
  • Transverse section of bark shows compressed rectangular to cubical,mostly composed of stone cells towards periphery, stone cells found scattered in large groups, thick-walled cork cells and dead elements of secondary cortex, consisting of masses of stone cells, cork cambium distinct with 3-4 rows of newly formed secondary cortex, rarely isolated,
  • Ficus religiosa Pippala  phloem fibres in singles or in groups of 2 to many and non-lignified, numerous crystal fibres also present, stone cells present in single or in small groups similar to those in secondary cortex, a number of ray-cells and phloem parenchyma filled with brown pigments,
  • most of parenchymatous cells of secondary cortex contain numerous starch grains and few prismatic crystals of calcium oxalate, secondary phloem a wide zone, consisting of sieve elements,
  • Ficus religiosa Pippala  in tangential section ray cells circular to oval in shape, cambium when present, medullary rays uni to multiseriate, wider towards outer periphery composed of thick-walled cells with simple pits, consists of 2-4 layers of thin-walled rectangular cells.
  • Ficus religiosa Pippala in outer region sieve elements mostly collapsed while in inner region intact, phloem parenchyma mostly thick-walled, prismatic crystals of calcium oxalate and starch grains present in a number of parenchymatous cells,
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Ficus religiosa Pipal tree Ayurvedic Medicine Ficus religiosa Pipal tree or Pippala

CONSTITUENTS  -  Tannins.

 

PROPERTIES AND ACTION

 

 

Ficus religiosa Pippala IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS  -

 

  • Nyagrodhadi ,Nyagrodhadi Churna , Kwatha Churna,

 

Ficus religiosa Pippala THERAPEUTIC USES  -

 

 

Ficus religiosa Pippala  Ayurvedic DOSE  -

 

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