From arresting bleeding to curing heart remedies the peepal tree has numerous medicinal properties.

“Most ayurvedic masters agree that asvattha can arrest bleeding from the bowels, lungs, stomach, bladder and other parts of the body”. It is also a cure for constipation. 

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This article was first published in the February 2015 issue of Tattvaloka, the Splendour of Truth. Tattvaloka is published under the aegis of the illustrious 9th century Sringeri Sri Sharada Peetham, and the Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya of Sringeri. This article is courtesy and copyright Tattvaloka ( You can subscribe online at . Cost is Rs 496/ for one year (12 monthly issues) print, Rs 1,390 for three years, Rs 11,900 for Lifetime subscription.

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