Indian culture upholds lot of respect to greenery and many trees and plants are given the Godly status and worshipped. Especially, the Peepal Tree which is a storehouse of Medicinal values. The Peepal tree or Ficus religiosa is one such tree, which is found in every temple. The Peepal tree bestows many good things to the flora and fauna around it. It releases more quantity of oxygen and hence purifies the air around. This naturally benefit patients in many ways,
The uses of Peepal tree, is not restricted to just this. Every part of the tree is useful starting from leaves to roots. Ayurveda uses them to treat many diseases like gastric problem, diarrhea, asthma, certain cardiac problem, Jaundice and so on. The leaves also act as a laxative.
Knowing the benefits and uses of Peepal tree, our ancestors gave it the status of God and advocated worship of the tree. Inhaling the air near the tree is very much advocated for the multiple health benefits, especially during early morning times. This practice is said to have many health benefits.