These 12 Trees are Full of Medicinal Properties

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There are various medicinal plants, herbs and trees are found in Indian forests. Because of their medicinal and various other properties they are even worshiped as god or goddess in Indian Mythology. We would tell you about the great medicinal trees found in the forest of Indian state Madhya Pradesh and how the tribals of Patalkot use these tree for various medicines.

Here are the trees found in India with medicinal properties:

  1. Amaltas: This yellow flowering tree hanging like a chandelier is often planted in gardens for beauty, although it can often be seen growing in the forests. The botanical name of Amaltas is Kessia fistula. Amlatus leaves and flowers contain chemicals such as glycosides, stem bark tannins, root bark tannins, anthraquinone, flovefin and fruit pulp, sugars, pectin, gluten. In stomach pain, the bark of its stem is chewed raw, it gives great relief in pain. The tribals of Patalakot crush the same quantity of greens, Harra, Amla and Amaltas fruits to get relief from fever and weakness and boil it in water, add about five milliliters of honey to it and when cooled, the solution can be given to patients.

  2. Arjuna: Arjuna tree is usually found in the forests and it is easily recognized because of striped fruits, its fruits are green in raw and brownish red in ripening. Arjuna’s botanical name is Terminalia Arjuna. Its bark and fruit are used more for medicinal importance. Important chemical elements are found in the bark of Arjuna, the important most one being calcium carbonate, sodium and magnesium. According to the tribals, taking three to six grams of powder of Arjun’s bark with jaggery, honey or milk two or three times a day is very beneficial for heart patients. By the way, you can take Arjun’s bark powder by boiling it with tea. Add one teaspoon of this powder while making tea, it also makes high blood pressure normal.

  3. Ashoka: It is said that the tree under which mourning does not sit, is called Ashoka. The Ashoka tree is always green and flowers in yellow and orange. Ashoka’s botanical name is Saraka Indica. Coarsely grind Ashoka’s bark and filter it with a cloth, taking three grams of honey with honey thrice a day provides relief in all types of leucorrhoea. According to the tribals of Patalkot, if women cook 10 grams of Ashoka’s bark in 250 grams of milk, then menstrual problems are removed.

  4. Kachnar: This tree with light pink, red and white colored flowers is often planted for beauty on the side of houses, gardens and roads. The botanical name of Kachanar is Bauhinia variegata. During Dussehra in Madhya Pradesh’s rural areas, its leaves are exchanged and greeted each other. It is also called gold-silver leaves. The tribal herbal experts of Patalakot crush its roots in water and then boil it to relieve joint pain and swelling. Coating this water externally on the painful and inflamed parts provides great relief. On the complaint of diabetes, the patient should consume its raw buds on an empty stomach every morning.

  5. Gunda: Gunda can be seen in the forests of Central India, it is a huge tree whose leaves are smooth, tribals often chew its leaves like betel leaves and its wood is used in timber. It is also known as Rethu, though its botanical name is Cardia dichotoma. Take about 200 grams of its bark and boil it with the same amount of water and when it remains one fourth, rinse with it provides relief in gingivitis, toothache and mouth ulcers. Preparing a mixture of bark decoction and camphor is beneficial if massaged in the inflamed areas.

  6. Berries: Berries can be seen in forests, village banks, banks of mines and gardens. The botanical name of the berries is Syzygium cumini. Berries are rich in elements like iron and phosphorus, berries are also rich in choline and folic acid. Adivasis of Patalkot believe that by giving two grams of powder of the seeds of berries to children, they stop urinating in bed. Take about 50 grams of fresh leaves of berries with water (300 ml) and grind the juice in the mixer and filter and rinse this water, it cures mouth blisters completely.

  7. Neem: From ancient Arya sages to Ayurveda and modern science have been following the medicinal properties of neem. Neem is widely visible all over India. The botanical name of Neem is Azadirachta indica. Neem contains Margosin, Nimbidin, Nimbosterol, Nimbinin, Stearic Acid, Olive Acid, Palmitic Acid, Alkaloids, Glucosides and Fatty Acids etc. Grind neem seeds and prepare juice and apply it on hair, then lice die. According to the tribals of Dang- Gujarat, chewing pink soft leaves of neem and sucking juice gives relief in diabetes.

  8. Eucalyptus: This tree is quite tall and thin. The oil derived from its leaves is used in medicine and other forms. Eucalyptus leaves are long and pointed, with lumps found on the surface and oil is stored in these knots. The botanical name of Eucalyptus is Eucalyptus globulus. If eucalyptus oil is used for body massage, then it gets rid of severe inflammation and pain in the body, by the way, tribals believe that as old as eucalyptus oil gets older, its effect increases. Its oil provides relief by spraying the patient suffering from cold, chronic cough.

  9. Palash: Palash or Tesu is found abundantly in almost all areas of Madhya Pradesh. Its botanical name is Butia monosperma. Palash bark, flowers, seeds and gum are of medicinal importance. Palash gum contains chemicals like thiamine and riboflavin. If palash gum is fed in the event of thin diarrhea, then it provides immediate relief. Grind the seeds of Palash in Nimbus and apply on the limbs affected by ringworm, itching and itching.

  10. Peepal: The medicinal properties of Peepal can also be seen in Ayurveda. The botanical name of Peepal is Ficus religiosa. In the case of blisters in the mouth, the powder of peepal bark and leaves is rinsed which provides relief. A feature of peepal is that it eliminates skin disorders such as leprosy, boils-pimples and itching. Dangi adivasis rubbed the bark of peepal and suggest to apply it to skin diseases. In leprosy, peepal leaves are crushed and applied on the diseased place and juice of the leaves is prepared and fed.

  11. Phalsa: Phalsa is a medium sized tree which bears fruits of the size of small plum. Falasa is found abundantly in the forests of Central India. The botanical name of Falasa is Gravia asiatica. In the absence of blood, ripe fruits of Phalsa should be eaten, this increases blood. If skin irritation occurs in the body, taking phalsa fruit or sorbet twice a day provides relief at the earliest. If pus comes out from the pimples that appear on the face, applying phalsa leaves on it dries up pus and cures pimples.

  12. Banyan: Banyan is also called ‘Akshaya Vat’, because this tree is never destroyed. Banyan tree is dense and spread. The botanical name of the banyan is Ficus benghalensis. Ten grams of fine powder of banyan aerial roots, white cumin and cardamom (two-two grams) together with fresh milk of cow is very beneficial for the burning sensation of urine. According to the tribals of Patalakot, grinding fine fibers of banyan root and applying it on herpes and itching is beneficial.

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