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Sacred Fig Leaves

Other Names: Sacred Fig Tree, Bodhi Tree, Bo Tree, Pipal, Asvattha, Ficus Religosa
Traditional Usages: Constipation, Heart Disease, Heavy Menstruation, Low Blood Pressure, Premature Ejaculation, Abscess, Urinary Tract Infection, Arthritis, Gum Diseases
Resources: Bangladesh, India, Sri lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Southwest China,
Parts Used: Stem, Bark, Fruit, Shoots, Leaves

Sacred Fig Leaves - Herbal remedy for Mumps: Warm some coconut oil and coat two sacred fig leaves. Apply leaves on affected area. Sacred fig tree is worshipped by Hindus, not merely on sentimental or religious grounds but because of its valuable medicinal properties. The sacred fig tree ( also known as the Bo-Tree) is also considered sacred by followers of Jainism and Buddhism. Dried leaves can be obtained from Ayurvedic suppliers or online. In Indian homeopathy, known as Ayurveda, this remedy is well known.

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