A P Forest Department - Silviculture of Species - Medicinal Plant
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Andhra Pradesh Forest Department

Silviculture of Species

Medicinal Plants

Ficus benghalensis Linn.

Family

:

Moraceae

Trade name

:

Banyan Tree

Sanskrit Name

:

Vata, Bahupada

Telugu Name

:

Marri, Vata vrikshamu

Habit

:

Tree

Propagation

:

Seed, Stem cuttings

Parts Used

:

Latex, Bark, Fruit, Leaves, Roots and Buds

Uses

:

Local inflammations, Polyuria, Diabetes mellitus, darkening of face and around eyes, Burns, Haemorrhages, Nausea, Ulcers in the mouths

 

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