Health benefits of the peepal leaves

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1. Peepal leaves are good for the relieve of stomach pain

  • Make a paste of 2.5 leaves of a peepal tree
  • Mix it with 50 grams of jaggery
  • Make small tablets of the mixture
  • Take it 3-4 times a day. It will alleviate stomach pain.


2. Peepal leaves are an ideal antidote for snake bite

In case of a snake bite

  • Make 2-2 spoons of the extracts of Peepal leaves
  • Give three to four times to lessen the impact of the poison


3. Peepal leaves are good for skin diseases

  • Eat the soft leaves of Peepal and it will reduce the itching
  • Taking 40 ml of tea of this leaf is equally beneficial.

4. Peepal leaves is good for Cracked Heels

  • Apply Peepal leaf extracts or its milk on cracked hands and heels to get the best outcomes.


5. Peepal leaves is good for general eye care

  • Take the milk of the peepal leaves.
  • Apply gently on the eye. It will cure eye discomforts.

6. Peepal leaves fights off free radicals

  • Given the potent injurious capacity of free radicals, it is not surprising that all cells possess a variety of mechanisms to defuse these molecules.
  • Consuming peepal tea can counteract free radicals caused by various factors as can be seen in metabolic cell injury.
  • The antioxidant activity of the aqueous extract of the peepal tree is reported containing tannins, flavonoids, and polyphenols. At high doses of aqueous extract of peepal tree has been shown to fight free radicals.

Myth or a fact?

I considered it a myth that cutting the Peepal tree can cause problems in married life and children may have to face difficulties soon.

It is a popular belief in the countryside that cutting the Peepal tree gives pain to the ancestor if they are grown near graveyards.


7. Peepal leaves boost immunity system

Peepal leaves boost immunity in so many different levels mainly depends upon the nutritional contents. The detailed analysis of the nutritional composition of peepal leaves tells us about a fascinating story of how well it is composed to enhance our immune system.


A brief list of nutritional contents of 100 grams of peepal leaves. It contains

• 1041 kJ of energy

• 63.9 Carbohydrates

• 47.9 Sugars

• 9.8 g of dietary fiber

• 0.93 g of fat

• 3.3 g of protein

• 1 micrograms of vitamin A

• 0.085 mg thiamine (B1)

• 0.082 mg of riboflavin (B2)

• 0.62 mg of niacin (B3)

• 0.43 mg of pantothenic acid (B5)

• 0.11 mg of vitamin B6

• 9 μg of folate (B9)

• 1 mg of vitamin C

• 0.35 mg of vitamin E

• 15.6 μg of vitamin K

• 162 calcium

• 2 mg of iron

• 68 mg of magnesium

• 0.51 mg of manganese

• 67 mg of phosphorus

• 680 mg of potassium

• 10 mg of sodium

• 0.55 mg of zinc


8. Peepal leaves is good for bleeding diarrhea

Take soft strains of

  • peepal,
  • coriander seeds,
  • crystal sugar in equal amounts

and mix well and take it 3-4 grams twice a day as this is very useful in this disease.


9. Peepal leaves for poor appetite

Take ripe fruits and leaves of Peepal tree. Because of the iron content in the peepal leaves, it is ideal herbal medicine to get rid of poor appetite and weight loss.


10. Peepal leaves for asthma

Asthma is a condition in which the airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, a whistling sound (wheezing) when you breathe out, and shortness of breath.

The leaves, bark, and fruits of the Peepal tree are incredibly effective in the treatment of asthma.

Make a powder of the bark and fruits separately and then mix them in equal quantities. Consume this mixture thrice a day for relief.

  • Take the bark of a plant and its mature fruits.
  • Make their powder separately and mix them in equal amounts.
  • Consume the mixture, thrice a day for better results.

11. Peepal leaves for Eczema itching

  • Take 50 g of peepal bark ash and add lime and ghee thoroughly and make the paste mixture.
  • Apply this paste in the eczema-prone areas and it will bring soothing effects immediately.
  • Take 40 ml tea of the peepal bark regularly and it will benefit you soon.


Go to your doctor

It’s time to get medical or professional help

• If you have severe belly pain or the pain lasts several days

• If you have nausea and fever and can’t keep food down for several days

• If you have bloody stools

• If it hurts to pee

• If you have blood in your urine

• If you cannot pass stools, especially if you’re also vomiting

• If you had an injury to your belly in the days before the pain started

• If you have heartburn that doesn’t get better with over-the-counter drugs or lasts longer than 2 weeks


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6 thoughts on “Folk remedies associated with Peepal leaves

  1. Great post.
    First I know the benefits of peepul tree.
    Thanks for sharing great content.

    1. Thank you so much. (This comment somehow went to the spam folder. That is why it took me too long to reply to you.) I am glad that you like this post.

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