Herbs have great healing powers. They act as natural remedies and have magical effects on human body. Naturopaths lay all of their trust upon these herbs to work like alternate medicine against multiple diseases. Let’s know about one such natural healer, the Peepal tree.
Peepal Tree (scientific name: Ficus Religiosa) is a sacred tree of India and is listed among incredible herbs. Not just it is spiritually significant, but is also popular for its medicinal properties. To the amazement of many, its leaves and bark can treat many health related issues effectively and instantly. Well, you will be much more surprised to know that it can do wonders to your skin as well. Yes, health benefits of Peepal leaves and bark have been approved scientifically now and Yogis especially Patanjali’s founder Ramdev has a firm faith in its miraculous qualities. Let’s count few of the ailments that can be combated using these kinds of free of cost herbs working as natural remedies.
Ensure proper bowel movement, avoid constipation
Take some peepal leaves and dry them out in scorching sunshine. Make powder of the leaves once dried and store in a container. Take half spoon of this powder, add some jiggery and aniseed (saunf) and have it twice a day if suffering from severe digestion disorders. Else, take it at night before going to sleep.
Maintain cardiac health with the herbs
If your heart is on the weaker side and you suffer from palpitations, have some peepal leaves soaked in water overnight and extract the liquid the next day. Store it in clean white bottle and take it in small quantity thrice daily. It will relieve you of cardiac problems.
Remedy for Boils
If there is a boil on any of your body parts, and you can see the pus in it, take a Peepal leaf and smear it with ghee. Warm it a bit on hot pan and bandage on the boil. Within a few days, the boil will burst and the skin will be cured.
Natural remedies- peepal tree for diabetic patients
It is a sad truth that all the diabetic people suffer from prolonged bleeding once there is even a small cut or wound. During such times, if a patient applies paste of Peepal and neem leaves over the bleeding wound, it will be healed instantly and the outflow of blood will be prevented.
Cure Bleeding nose
If your nose bleeds, you can put in your nostrils some juice extracted out of peepal leaves. It will help stop the bleeding immediately. This is one of the wonderful health benefits of Peepal tree.
Heal the stammering tongue
For a person who stammers, peepal leaves can come to the rescue. Take some powder of its bark and add some honey. Keep taking a pinch of this paste daily for a month and feel the smoothing of tongue.
Instant treatment of fever and common flu
When the season changes, our immunity is attacked by various viruses and we become vulnerable to cold, fever or flu. To fight these ailments, boil 5 peepal leaves in milk and add some sugar. Take this liquid twice daily. It can even provide relief to asthma patients.
Acts like a naturopath for skin treatment
If you feel that your skin is looking dull, and the face is losing its charm or there is appearance of wrinkles or scars over it, go and get peepal tree’s bark home. Dry the bark in sharp sunlight and then make its powder and store in some bottle. Take a spoon full of the powder and put honey into it. Mix them well to make paste and apply onto your face. Do this once daily for a month and see your face pulling the lost radiance and freshness back.
Religious remedy against cough (on Sharad poornima)
It is believed that people suffering from cough and asthma can avail themselves of peepal’s bark especially during the occasion of ‘Sharad Poornima’. Take bark of peepal’s tree and remove its outer layer. Dry it out under harsh sun and form powder afterwards. Prepare kheer and add 5 to 10 gms of peepal bark powder in it. Put thus medicated kheer under the moonlight for 3-4 hours and eat it. Avoid sleeping during that night. It will show incredible effects.
Enjoy cool shade of Peepal Tree
Last but not least, the huge Peepal tree other than providing sundry natural remedies against various diseases, can save you from harsh sunlight and heat. Under its shade you will feel such cooling effect that you can never feel anywhere else.
So, these are the astonishing health benefits of herbs like Peepal tree. Its leaves and bark are extremely miraculous and you can treat different health issues provided that you use them wisely.
Suggestion: Do grow more and more trees. Always encourage planting trees and despise their cutting down. Each tree and its leaves as well as bark can help you in various different ways.