Sacred Fig Peepul Tree

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Ficus Religiosa

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Used in traditional medicine for treating asthma, diabetes, diarrhoea, sexual disorders etc.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
rich in protein

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
It’s fruit is eaten raw or added in desserts. This peepul tree is considered as sacred by the followers of hinduism, budhism and jainism.

GLOSSARY :
English : Sacred Fig Peepul Tree
Tamil : Arasu
Malayalam : Arasu / Arayalu / Araini-Arasu / Aswantha
Telugu : Ravi / Ragi / Aswatha
Kannada : Aswantha / Arali / Pimpala
Hindi : Pipal
Bengali : Asud / Aswatha
Gujarati : Jari / Alubhukara / Pipol
Konkani : Pimplacho Ruk
Marathi : Pimpal
Oriya : Aswantha
Punjabi : Pipal
Tulu : Aswantha

 

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