Arasa vithai / Sacred Fig Dried Seed ( Raw )
Description of Arasa vithai / Sacred Fig Dried Seed ( Raw ):
Ficus religiosa is a large dry season deciduous or semi evergreen tree up to 30 metres tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 3 metres . The leaves are cordate in shape with a distinctive extended drip tip; they are 10–17 cm long and 8–12 cm broad, with a 6–10 cm petiole. Seeds are dispersed by various birds. The seeds can even germinate on other trees. If Peepal is growing on other tree, it just rely on anchorage and does not take any nutrition from supporting tree. Pipal is not a parasitic tree. The nutrition is obtained from air, deposited material and rain.Seeds are cooling, refrigerant, laxative and alterative.
Botanical Name : Ficus Religiosa
English Name : Sacred Fig
Tamil Name : அரச விதை / Arasa vithai
Hindi Name : अस्वत्थ बीज / Aswattha Beej
Malayalam Name: अस्वत्थ बीज / A rayal / pippalam
Telugu Name : పిప్పలము ఆకు / pippalamu
Benefits of Arasa vithai / Sacred Fig Dried Seed ( Raw ):
Seeds are cooling and laxative. For neuralgia, inflammations and hemorrhages latex is used.
Dosage of Arasa vithai / Sacred Fig Dried Seed ( Raw ):
Morning – Mix 5 gms of powder in 100 ml water, Boil the content for few minutes. once the water gets warm, filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for Evening Dosage after dinner.
You are requested to consult your Doctor before use.