Banyan


BANYAN TREE

(BARGAD*)


Banyan is considered a holy tree in India. It is worshiped on various occasions of festivals. It is a huge tree and its fibrous-roots touch to the earth after sprouting from its branches. These roots changes into stems.Introduction:

         Banyan is considered a holy tree in India. It is worshiped on various occasions of festivals. It is a huge tree and its fibrous-roots touch to the earth after sprouting from its branches. These roots changes into stems. Its stems become as thick as its tree becomes old.  Its trees are found near about temples and wells all over India. Its leaves are hard, thick, smooth from upper side and rough from below side and in egg shape. Milk comes out when its leaf is plucked. Banyan flowers blossom at the end of winters and fruits appear in rainy season. Its leaves fall down in February and March after that new leaves sprout. Its ripe fruits are red. One can identify it easily because of its hanging fibrous-root from the branches.

Name in different languages:

English         :             Banyan tree

Hindi             :             Bar, Bargad

Sanskrit        :             Vat, Raktphal, Skandhaj

Marathi         :             Bad

Gujarati         :            Badli

Bengali         :            Bad gachh

Latin              :            Ficus Indicus

Precaution: It can be harmful for hot natured persons.

Removing side-effects: Sterculia urens (katira) is used for removing its side-effects.

Comparison: It can be compared with Dambhuj Akhven.

Dosage: It should be taken in 6 grams quantity.

Quality:

           The tree of banyan is pungent, cool and sweet, and takes time in digestion. It is peptic and eliminates bile and phlegm. It heals up the wounds. Its use ends sperm problems and burning sensation. It cures vagina diseases, fever, vomiting and erysipelas. It is beneficial in toothache, breast flabbiness, white and blood leucorrhoea, backache, rheumatism, diabetes mellitus, diarrhoea, unconsciousness, vagina diseases, leprosy, wounds, cracked heels, dilute sperm, piles and hematuria. Its use ends the weakness of the body. It is antiphlogistic and a person does not become the victim of wet dreams.


    Banyan is useful in different diseases:
1.     Injury:

Injury:

    Rubbing banyan milk on the affected part twice or thrice a day is beneficial in injury, sprain and swelling.
    2.     Chilblains:

    Chilblains:

      Rub banyan milk on cracked areas of the feet. Its use fills the chilblains of the victim’s feet with a few days.
      3.     Infants loose motions:

      Infants loose motions (green and yellow):

        Apply banyan milk on the child’s navel and give a spongy cake (batasa) by pouring 2-3 drops of banyan milk on it twice or thrice a day. Its use provides relief in all the type of loose motions of infants.
        4.     Back pain:

        Back pain:

          • Rub banyan milk on the back thrice a day if a person has been suffering from backache. Its use reduces backache within few days.
          • Mix banyan milk in linseed oil and rub it on the back. Its use gets rid of backache.
          • Applying banyan milk on the back provides relief in backache.
          5.     Early ejaculation:

          Early ejaculation:

            Pluck the leaves of banyan tree and pour their milk on the spongy cake (batasa). Eat these spongy cake before sun rising. Take 2-3 spongy cake (batasa) at one time. The victim should increase 2 drops of this milk every week simultaneously. This process should continue regularly for 5-6 weeks. It is very efficacious in early ejaculation, dilute sperm, nightfall, spermathorrhoea, blood piles and metrorhagia. It enhances body strength and sexual power.
            6.     Breast flabbiness:

            Breast flabbiness:

              • Make a paste by grinding thin fibers of banyan’s fibrous-root. Massaging this paste on the breast before sleeping at night regularly ends breast’s flabbiness within a few weeks.
              • Grind red and yellow fibers (frontal portion) of banyan’s fibrous-root. Applying this preparation on the breast provides relief.
              7. For sexual power:

              For sexual power and erectness of the penis:

                Dry ripe fruits of banyan tree in shadow and grind into fine powder. Mix equal quantity of sugar-candy in this powder and grind again. Take one spoon this powder with one cup of milk on empty stomach in the morning and before sleeping at night regularly for a few weeks. Its use enhances the sexual power.
                8. Impotence:

                Impotence:

                  • Taking 5-10 drops of banyan milk by pouring it on the sugar spongy cake (batasa) twice a day provides relief in impotence.
                  • Make a paste by grinding soft leaves of banyan tree and the bark of cluster fig tree 3 grams each and 6 grams sugar-candy together. Chew this paste by keeping in mouth three times followed by 250 ml milk. This process should continue regularly for 40 days. Its use enhances the sperm count and recovers the lost sexual power caused by excessive intercourse.
                  9. Anuria and dysuria:

                  Anuria and dysuria:

                    Taking 50 milliliters decoction of banyan leaves twice or thrice a day ends the burning sensation of urine. This decoction is also useful in head’s heaviness, cold and catarrh.
                    10. Burns:

                    Burns:

                      • Grind banyan with curd to prepare a paste. Applying this paste on the affected part ends burning sensation.
                      • Grind the soft leaves of banyan tree with the curd of cow’s milk to prepare a paste. Applying this paste on the burning affected portion reduces burning sensation.
                      11. Diabetes mellitus:

                      Diabetes mellitus:

                        • Taking half spoon powder of banyan tree’s bark with one cup of water 3-4 times a day provides relief in this disease.
                        • Grind the seeds of banyan fruit to prepare fine powder. Taking 1 or 2 grams this powder with cow’s milk daily in the morning cures the disease diabetes mellitus.
                        12. Disturbance in blood:

                        Disturbance in blood caused by bile:

                          Grind 3 to 6 grams soft leaves of banyan tree with milk. Taking this mixture thrice a day ends this disease.
                          13. Leucorrhoea:

                          Leucorrhoea:

                            • Giving 5-10 drops milk of banyan tree to the patient 4 times a day provides relief in leucorrhoea.
                            • Dry 100 grams fresh bark of banyan tree in shadow and grind into fine powder and sieve it. Taking 5 grams this powder with fresh milk twice a day provides relief in leucorrhoea.
                            14. Gonorrhoea:

                            Gonorrhoea:

                              Dry the bark of banyan tree in shadow and reduced it to fine powder. Taking 3 grams this powder with syrup bajuri or normal water provides relief in gonorrhea.
                              15. Hair problems:

                              Hair problems:

                                • Mix 20 grams ash of banyan leaves in 100 ml linseed oil. New hair grows by rubbing this mixture on the head.
                                • Mix the juice of soft and clean leaves of banyan in equal quantity of mustard oil and boil it on light fire. All hair problems disappear by applying this oil in head.
                                • Mix the powder of banyan’s fibrous-root and Indian spikenard 25 grams each in 400 ml sesame oil and 2 liter tinospora juice properly. Put this mixture in the sun and filter this oil when the water evaporates. Rubbing this oil on the head grows new hair and gets rid of baldness. It also reduces the hair fall.
                                • Grind equal quantity of banyan’s fibrous root and black sesamem together. Apply this mixture on the head and clean hair with a comb after half an hour. Grind edipta Alba with coconut seeds and apply in hair. Its use makes hair long within a few days.
                                16. Toothache:

                                Toothache:

                                  • Make fine powder by grinding 10 grams bark of banyan tree, a little catechu and 2 grams black peeper corns together. Rubbing this powder on the teeth stops moving teeth. The filth on the teeth and bad odor from the mouth end by using it. It makes tooth clean and strong.
                                  • Applying banyan milk on tooth stops toothache. Soak a small cotton wad in banyan milk and put it in the tooth’s emptiness. Its use ends the bad odor of the mouth and germs.
                                  • A tooth can bring out easily by applying banyan milk on the tooth.
                                  • Brushing with fibrous-root of banyan tree regularly destroys tooth germs. Brushing with soft twig of banyan tree regularly ends pyorrhoea.
                                  • Rubbing banyan milk on the tooth and gums stops toothache and gums’ ache. Gargling with the decoction of banyan tree’s bark daily for some time makes the tooth strong.
                                  • Applying banyan milk on the tooth ends toothache.
                                  • Grind the bark of banyan tree and put it on the tooth. Its use stops toothache.
                                  17. Epistaxis (nose bleeding):

                                  Epistaxis (nose bleeding):

                                    • Taking 3 grams fine powder of banyan fibrous-root with whey of milk prevents bleeding from the nose.
                                    • Pouring 2 drops banyan milk in the nostrils cures epistaxis.
                                    18. Excessive sleepiness:

                                    Excessive sleepiness:

                                      Boil 10 grams thick powder of hard, green and dried leaves of banyan tree in 1 liter water until it remains one fourth. Then mix 1 gram salt in it. Drinking this decoction twice a day reduces laziness, drowsiness and excessive sleep.
                                      19. Catarrh:

                                      Catarrh:

                                        Dry red and soft leaves of banyan tree in shadow and grind them into fine powder. Mix one or half spoon this powder in 500 ml water and boil it until it remains a little. Then mix 3 spoons sugar in this preparation. Drinking this decoction like tea twice a day gets rid of catarrh and cold. Its use also ends the weakness of head.
                                        20. Eyes swelling:

                                        Eyes swelling:

                                          Mix 125 milligram camphor and 2 spoons honey in 10 ml milk of banyan tree. Applying this mixture on the eyes reduces the swelling of eyes.
                                          21. Eyes web:

                                          Eyes web:

                                            Pouring 2 drops banyan milk in the eyes cuts the eye web.
                                            22. Throat tumour:

                                            Throat tumour:

                                              Applying the paste of banyan milk on the throat tumour provides relief.
                                              23. Heart problems:

                                              Heart problems:

                                                • Grind 10 grams soft and green leaves of banyan tree with 150 ml water. Filter this mixture and mix a little sugar-candy in it. Drinking this preparation twice a day for 15 days normalizes heart pulsations.
                                                • Taking 4-5 drops of banyan milk by dropping on a sugar spongy cake (batasa) regularly for 40 days regularly provides relief in heart problems.
                                                24. Phlegm:

                                                Phlegm:

                                                  Taking 10-20 grams soft branches of banyan tree with cold water or ice proves benefit in phlegmatic disease.
                                                  25. Fistula:

                                                  Fistula:

                                                    • Grind equal quantity of banyan leaves, dry ginger, powder of old brick, tinospora and powder of hogweed root’s with water. Applying this mixture on fistula provides relief.
                                                    • Make a decoction by boiling equal quantity of banyan tree’s bark, bark of ficus rumphi (pakhar), bark of ambada, bark of jalvet, bark of red toon indian mahogany tree, bark of indian plum, liquorice, cuddapa almond, lodh, bark of cluster fig, bark of pipal tree, bark of elloopatree, bark of paras long pepper, bark of mango tree, bark of myrobalan, bark of black berry, bark of sallaki, bark of wild cinchona, bark of arjuna tree and pure bhallatak together. Drinking this decoction is beneficial in vagina diseases. Its use ends inflammation. It is an efficacious medicine in spermatorrhoea and obesity. It joints the fractured bones and alleviates poisoning. This decoction remains a person far from diseases and cures the disease named fistula. Its use heals up the wounds.
                                                    26. Flatulence piles (Badi):

                                                    Flatulence piles (Badi):

                                                      Boil 20 grams bark of banyan tree in 400 ml water until it remains half. Then filter it and mix cow’s ghee and sugar each 10 in it. Taking this hot mixture provides relief in piles caused by flatulence within a few days.
                                                      27. Bloody piles:

                                                      Bloody piles:

                                                        • Shuffle 25 grams soft leaves of banyan tree in 200 ml water. Give this water to the patient of bloody piles to drink. The patient will get relief in this disease within 2-3 days. Mix ash of banyan’s yellow leaves with equal quantity of mustard oil and apply it on the warts of piles. The patient of piles gets rid of this disease within a few days after its use.
                                                        • Boil 10 grams soft leaves of banyan tree in 100 ml goat’s milk and equal quantity of water until milk remains only then filter it. Drinking this preparation provides relief in disturbances in blood caused by bile and bloody piles.
                                                        • Burn a dry wood of banyan tree and grind these coals into fine powder. Giving 3 grams this ash with fresh water to the patient twice a day provides relief in bloody piles. Mix these coals’ powder with 21 times washed butter to prepare a paste. Apply this paste on piles’ warts removes them without pain
                                                        28. Bloody diarrhoea:

                                                        Bloody diarrhoea:

                                                          If the patient has been suffering from bleeding before excretion or with motions, it is called bloody loose motion (Blood Diarrhoea). Grind 20 grams soft leaves of banyan tree and soak in water at night. On the next morning, filter it and mix 100 ml ghee in it. Boil this mixture until ghee remains only then give 20-25 grams it to the victim person with honey and sugar. Its use provides relief in bloody diarrhoea.
                                                          29. Diarrhoea:

                                                          Diarrhoea:

                                                            • Fill the milk of banyan tree in the navel and apply it near about the navel. Its use provides relief in diarrhoea.
                                                            • Shuffle 6 grams soft leaves of banyan tree in 100 ml water. Filter this mixture and mix a little sugar-candy in it. Drink this preparation followed by whey. Its use stops loose motions.
                                                            • Make the powder by grinding 3 grams dried bark of banyan tree. Taking this powder with rice water or fresh water thrice a day provides relief in diarrhoea.
                                                            • Taking 8-10 soft leaves of banyan tree with curd stops loose motions.
                                                            • Grind 3 to 6 grams soft twigs of banyan tree with rice water. Taking this mixture thrice a day provides relief in loose motions.
                                                            • Make fine powder by grinding the bark of banyan tree. Taking 3 to 6 grams this powder with sugar and honey twice a day provides relief.
                                                            30. Diabetes:

                                                            Diabetes:

                                                              • Make fine powder by grinding 20 grams bark of banyan tree and its fibrous root together. Boil this powder in half liter water until it remains 1\8 portion. Thereafter filter and cool it. Drinking this decoction regularly provides relief in diabetes.
                                                              • Grind about 24 grams bark of banyan tree into fine powder. Mix half liter water in this powder and prepare decoction by boiling it. Boil it until the preparation remains 1\4. Thereafter filter and cool it. Drinking this decoction twice a day for 4-5 days regularly provides relief.
                                                              31. Spermatorrhoea (permeh):

                                                              Spermatorrhoea (permeh):

                                                                • First day, take one drop banyan’s milk by pouring it on a sugar spongy cake (batasa), second day take 2 drops with two sugar spongy cake and on third day 3 drops with three sugar spongy cake. Increase the numbers of drops and sugar candy spongy cakes till 21 days simultaneously. It is beneficial in spermatorrhoea and night fall. It also enhances the sperm count.
                                                                • Mix sugar in fine powder of banyan’s fresh bark. Taking its 4 grams quantity with fresh water provides relief in spermatorrhoea. If the sperm count keeps on coming with urine, sugar should not be mixed in this preparation.
                                                                • Grind 400 grams soft leaves of banyan tree and 200 grams bahufali together to prepare a solution like syrup then filter it. Boil this syrup in a pot (kalaidaar pot) until it thickens. Thereafter mix a little bamboo manna or seeds of tamarind’s stone in this preparation. Make tablets of 125 to 300 milligrams of this mixture. Take 1-2 tablets followed by fresh milk of cow daily. Its use cures spermatorrhoea. It also ends the thinness of sperm and night fall. This remedy is also useful in anuria and dysuria.
                                                                • Soak about 2.5 kilograms yellow leaves of banyan tree in 15 kilograms water until 3-4 days. Boil this mixture on fire until little water remains then crush and filter it. Boil this water again until it thickens. Mix 3 to 6 ml juice of tinospora, sespadula (paraval pishti) and 2 grams seeds of small cardamom in this preparation and grind it again. Make tablets of 250 milligrams of this mixture. Taking 1 tablet with cow’s milk or fresh water twice a day provides relief in spermathorrhoea.
                                                                • Taking 4 grams this powder of banyan fibrous-root with fresh water twice a day cures spermatorrhoea and gets rid of night fall.
                                                                • Taking 10-20 grams powder of banyan’s ripe fruit with sugar-candy mixed milk regularly provides relief in spermatorrhoea. It is nutritive and enhances the sperm count.
                                                                32. Metrorrhagia:

                                                                Metrorrhagia:

                                                                  • Shuffle 20 grams soft leaves of banyan tree in 100 to 200 ml water. Giving this preparation to the affected blood leucorrhoea woman twice a day provides relief. Its use also prevents the blood with urine of men and women both.
                                                                  • Grind 10 grams sprouts of banyan’s fibrous-root with 100 ml cow milk and filter it. Drinking this milk thrice a day provides relief in blood leucorrhoea.
                                                                  • Make a decoction by boiling 3 to 5 grams soft leaves of banyan tree. Drinking this decoction twice a day is good treatment of spermatorrhoea and blood leucorrhoea.
                                                                  • Taking 3 to 6 grams powder of banyan tree’s bark with rice water thrice a day cures metrorrhagia soon.
                                                                  • Taking 5-7 drops of banyan milk with sugar spongy cake (batasa) cures this disease named metrorrhagia.
                                                                  33. Blood with vomiting:

                                                                  Blood with vomiting:

                                                                    • Mix sugar or sugar spongy cake (batasa) in infusion of banyan’s soft branch. Taking this mixture stops blood vomiting.
                                                                    • Grind 6 grams sprouts of banyan tree’s fibrous-root with water and filter it. Drinking this water stops blood vomiting.
                                                                    34. Over thirst:

                                                                    Over thirst:

                                                                      Grind equal quantity of soft leaves of banyan tree, coach grass (doob), lodh, pomegranate pods and liquorice together. Mix honey in this mixture and take it with rice water. Its use stops vomiting and quenches over thirst.
                                                                      35. Nauseating:

                                                                      Nauseating:

                                                                        Shuffle 20 grams green leaves of banyan tree and 7 cloves in water. Give this preparation to the afflicted patient according to wish. A person does not become the victim of nauseating by its use.
                                                                        36. Syphilis:

                                                                        Syphilis:

                                                                          • Grind equal quantity of banyan’s fibrous-root, bark of Arjuna tree, myrolealans (harar), lodh and turmeric with water. Applying this mixture on the wound heals up the wound caused by syphilis.
                                                                          • Applying banyan milk on boils caused by syphilis suppresses it.
                                                                          • Taking the ash of banyan leaves with betel-leaf provides relief in syphilis.
                                                                          37. Anuria and dysuria:

                                                                          Anuria and dysuria:

                                                                            Mix 9 grams fine powder of banyan’s fibrous-root and saltpetre, white cumin seeds and powder of small cardamom’s seeds 2 grams each together. Grind this mixture in water and make only one tablet of this paste. Taking this tablet with fresh cow milk twice a day provides relief in gonorrhoea and strangury.
                                                                            38. Abortion:

                                                                            Abortion:

                                                                              • Dry 4 grams bark of banyan tree in shadow and prepare powder after grinding it. A woman does not become the victim of abortion by drinking this preparation with milk syrup.
                                                                              • Mix 3 to 5 grams bark of lodh tree and honey in banyan tree’s bark. Taking this mixture twice a day provides quick relief. If the woman has been suffering from excessive bleeding from the vagina, immerse a small cloth in this decoction of banyan’s bark and keep it in the vagina. Its use also provides relief in white leucorrhoea.
                                                                              • Mix 2 soft leaves of banyan tree in 250 ml cow milk and equal quantity of water. Boil this mixture on fire until it milk remains only then filter it and drink. A pregnant woman remains far from abortion by its use.
                                                                              39. Flabbiness of the vagina:

                                                                              Flabbiness of the vagina:

                                                                                Immerse a cotton piece in the juice of soft leaves of banyan tree. Keeping this cotton piece in the vagina regularly for 1 to 15 days ends the flabbiness of vagina and makes the vagina tight.
                                                                                40. For conceiving:

                                                                                For conceiving:

                                                                                  A woman should take 6 grams powder of banyan’s soft leaves (which are broken in auspicious moment and suklapaksha) with water in the morning during menstrual excretion regularly for 4-6 days. The women will conceive surely after using this formula. Or grind the soft leaves of banyan tree and make 21 tablets like the plum of this paste. A woman becomes pregnant by taking 3 tablets with ghee regularly.
                                                                                  41. Invigorating:

                                                                                  Invigorating:

                                                                                    • Make fine powder by grinding dried fruits of banyan tree and mix sugar-candy powder in it. Taking 6 grams this powder with milk daily in the morning ends early ejaculation and thinness of the sperm.
                                                                                    • Dry ripe fruits of banyan and pipal tree and grind into fine powder. Fry 25 grams powder with equal amount of ghee and prepare pudding (halwa). Eat this pudding twice a day followed by milk of cow (a mother of calf). Its use increases the sexual power of man. If both man and woman eat this pudding, it makes sperm and menstruation pure and consequently a very beautiful baby will take birth.
                                                                                    • Mix sugar-candy with the powder of banyan’s dried soft leaves. Taking 7 to 10 grams this powder with sugar mixed cold milk on empty stomach regularly for 7 days increases the sperm count. Thus, the sperm thickens.
                                                                                    42. Enhancement of memory power:

                                                                                    Enhancement of memory power:

                                                                                      Make the powder by grinding the bark of banyan tree dried in shadow and mix sugar-candy or sugar in double quantity in this powder. Taking 6 grams this powder twice a day enhances memory power. The patient should not take sour products during this treatment.
                                                                                      43. Wounds:

                                                                                      Wounds:

                                                                                        • If there are worms in the wound and bad odor comes out from the wound, wash this wound with the decoction of banyan tree’s bark and pour a little banyan milk on the wound 3-4 times a day. Its use kills the worms and heals up the wound soon.
                                                                                        • Applying banyan milk on normal wound heals up it quickly.
                                                                                        • If there is a need of stitches in the wound, in this condition, deflate the mouth of the wound and put the leaves of banyan after heating. Then tie a bandage on the wound. Its use heals up the wound within three days. This bandage should not open till three day.
                                                                                        • Tie the leaves of banyan tree on the boils and pimples after heating them. Its use heals up the boils and pimples. They suppurate soon by its use.
                                                                                        • Burn the leaves of banyan tree and mix wax or ghee in this ash to prepare a paste. Applying this paste on the wound provides quick relief.
                                                                                        • In rainy season, there are wounds between the fingers of feet because of the touch of water, apply banyan’s milk on these wound to get quick relief. Its use heals up the wounds soon.
                                                                                        • Grind equal quantity of banyan, cluster fig, pipal tree, ficus rumphi blume (paker), beel, white sandal, red sandal, runia cardifolia, liqourice, ruddle and telugo potato together. Filter it and wash 100 times in a pot of bronze. Mix ghee in this mixture to prepare a paste. Applying this paste on the wounds heals up them soon. Its use also reduces the swelling of the wound.
                                                                                        • Grind the soft leaves of banyan tree with the curd of cow milk. Applying this mixture on the wounds heals up them.
                                                                                        44. Disturbance in blood caused:

                                                                                        Disturbance in blood caused by bile:

                                                                                          Make a paste by grinding 10 to 20 grams leaves or soft leaves of banyan tree. Mix honey and sugar in this paste and take. Its use provides relief in this disease.
                                                                                          45. Wound in the nerve:

                                                                                          Wound in the nerve:

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                                                                                            • Grind the soft leaves and branches of banyan together. Filter it in water. Mix sesame oil in this water and boil it. Applying this mixture on the wound 2-3 times a day provides relief.
                                                                                            • Mix ash of snake’s exuviae in banyan milk and immerse a cotton wad in it. Putting this cotton wad on the wound of nerve provides relief within 10 days. Applying it in the preliminary stage of tumour proves benefit.
                                                                                            46. Tumor (rasoli):

                                                                                            Tumor (rasoli):

                                                                                              Mix costus root and rock salt in the milk of banyan properly. Apply this paste on the tumour and tie a thin piece banyan bark. This process should continue twice a day for 7 days regularly. Its use dissolves the tumour by using this formula. Applying banyan milk on rheumatism, injury and sprain affected portion reduces the pain soon.
                                                                                              47. Problem in mouth palate:

                                                                                              Problem in mouth palate:

                                                                                                If the mouth palate has reached towards below side (talu kantak), apply banyan milk on a piece of soil and tie it on the palate or apply on the palate. The palate returns in its normal condition by its use.
                                                                                                48. Swelling:

                                                                                                Swelling:

                                                                                                  Apply ghee on the leaves of banyan and tie on the affected part. Its use reduces swelling.
                                                                                                  49. Itching:

                                                                                                  Itching:

                                                                                                    Grind half kilogram leaves of banyan tree and soak them in 4 liters water at night. In the next morning, boil this mixture until it remains one liter and there after mix liter mustard oil in it. Boil this preparation again until oil remains only. Filter it and fill in a bottle. Rubbing this oil on the skin ends dry and wet both itching.
                                                                                                    50. Chicken pox fever:

                                                                                                    Chicken pox fever:

                                                                                                      Grind banyan, pipal tree, cluster fig, ficus rumphi blume (pakar) and surinam medalcar together. Apply this mixture on the wounds and eruptions of chicken pox. Its use gets rid of a person from fever caused by chicken pox.
                                                                                                      51. Leprosy:

                                                                                                      Leprosy:

                                                                                                        Apply banyan milk and powder of banyan’s bark on the affected part at night. Its use gets rid of leprosy within 7 days.
                                                                                                        52. Tooth strength:

                                                                                                        Tooth strength:

                                                                                                          Brushing with the branches or fibrous-root of banyan tree makes the teeth strong.
                                                                                                          53. Germs in the teeth:

                                                                                                          Germs in the teeth:

                                                                                                            Applying banyan milk on the teeth or decayed teeth destroys the germs of teeth. Its use also gets rid of toothache.
                                                                                                            54. tongue Inflammation and swelling:

                                                                                                            Inflammation and swelling of the tongue:

                                                                                                              Make a decoction by boiling the bark of banyan tree in 1 liter water. Gargling with this decoction twice a day ends the inflammation and swelling of the tongue.
                                                                                                              55. Vomiting:

                                                                                                              Vomiting:

                                                                                                                Taking about 3 to 6 grams fibrous-root of banyan tree stops vomiting.
                                                                                                                56. Stomatitis (Mouth blisters):

                                                                                                                Stomatitis (Mouth blisters):

                                                                                                                  Make a decoction by boiling 30 grams bark of banyan tree in one liter water. Gargling with this decoction removes mouth blisters.
                                                                                                                  57. Amoebic dysentery:

                                                                                                                  Amoebic dysentery:

                                                                                                                    Taking 5 ml banyan milk daily in the morning provides relief in amoebic dysentery. The patient gets rid of amoebic dysentery by its use.
                                                                                                                    58. Earache:

                                                                                                                    Earache:

                                                                                                                      Pouring a few drops of banyan leaves into the ears kills ear worms and gets rid of ears pain.
                                                                                                                      59. Morning sickness:

                                                                                                                      Morning sickness (vomiting of pregnant women):

                                                                                                                        Grind the sprouts of banyan’s fibrous-root and give it to the pregnant woman. Its use stops all types of vomiting.
                                                                                                                        60. Diarrhoea of pregnant women:

                                                                                                                        Diarrhoea of pregnant women:

                                                                                                                          Grind the soft leaves of banyan tree with goat’s milk and give it to the affected woman. Its intake proves benefit if a pregnant woman has been suffering from diarrhoea.
                                                                                                                          61. Bascillary dysentery:

                                                                                                                          Bascillary dysentery:

                                                                                                                            Make a decoction by boiling 3 to 6 grams bark of banyan tree. Taking 50 to 100 ml this decoction twice a day provides relief.
                                                                                                                            62. Pain and swelling:

                                                                                                                            Pain and swelling:

                                                                                                                              Mix banyan milk in linseed oil and rub it on the affected portion. Its use provides relief in pain and swelling caused by injury or sprain. It is a good anodyne.
                                                                                                                              63. Pain of pregnant women:

                                                                                                                              Pain of pregnant women:

                                                                                                                                Make the powder by grinding the bark and soft leaves of banyan tree together. Mix milk in this powder and give it to the pregnant woman. Its use provides relief. This medicine protects the womb in fifth month of pregnancy and prevents the flow from the vagina.
                                                                                                                                64. 9th month of pregnancy problems:

                                                                                                                                Problems in the 9th month of pregnancy:

                                                                                                                                  Grind the root of banyan tree and kakoli together. Give it with fresh water to the afflicted woman. Its intake remains far a pregnant woman from the problems of womb in the 9th month of pregnancy.
                                                                                                                                  65. Tumours:

                                                                                                                                  Tumours:

                                                                                                                                    Applying banyan milk on the tumors destroys them completely.
                                                                                                                                    66. Breasts hardness:

                                                                                                                                    Breasts hardness:

                                                                                                                                      Grind new and soft leaves of banyan tree with water. Applying this paste on the breast makes it hard and tight.
                                                                                                                                      67. Sperm disability:

                                                                                                                                      Sperm disability:

                                                                                                                                        • Dry banyan fruits in shadow and reduced to powder. Taking one spoon this powder with cow’s milk makes the sperm thick.
                                                                                                                                        • Make the powder by grinding 1 part of soft leaves of banyan tree, 1 part of bark of cluster fig and 2 parts of sugar together. Taking 10 grams this powder with milk regularly for 21 days makes the sperm thick.
                                                                                                                                        • Boil 25 grams soft leaves of banyan tree in 250 ml water until water remains ¼. Thereafter filter it and mix 500 ml milk in this preparation. Boil this mixture again and mix 6 grams powder of spogel seeds (isabgol) and 6 grams sugar in this decoction. Drinking this decoction regularly for seven days enhances the sperm count.
                                                                                                                                        • Taking 5-7 drops of banyan milk by pouring on a sugar spongy cake (batasa) increases the sperm count.
                                                                                                                                        68. Breasts problems:

                                                                                                                                        Breasts problems:

                                                                                                                                          Peel the green bark of banyan and pipal tree then grind both together. Apply this paste on the breast after heating it slightly. This application cures all disease pertaining to teats.
                                                                                                                                          69. Rheumatism:

                                                                                                                                          Rheumatism:

                                                                                                                                            Mix linseed oil with banyan milk and rub it on the joints, it provides relief from rheumatic pain.
                                                                                                                                            70. Urinary problems:

                                                                                                                                            Urinary problems:

                                                                                                                                              Chop two soft leaves of banyan into small pieces. Boil these pieces in one cup water until it remains half then put it down and filter. Mix a little sugar in this water and drink it regularly for seven days. The patient of urinary diseases gets rid of by the use of this medicine.
                                                                                                                                              71. Guineaworms:

                                                                                                                                              Guineaworms:

                                                                                                                                                Mix soft branches of banyan tree with equal quantity of jiggery (gur) and grind both together. Make a poultice of this preparation on the affected portion. The disease is cured after its use.
                                                                                                                                                72. Sinus:

                                                                                                                                                Sinus:

                                                                                                                                                  Burn snake’s exuviae into ash and mix banyan milk in it. Drench a cotton wad in this preparation and keep on the sinus affected area. Follow this process for 10 days regularly. Its use proves very beneficial in this disease.
                                                                                                                                                  73. Boil-pimples:

                                                                                                                                                  Boil-pimples:

                                                                                                                                                    • Apply banyan milk on the boil. The boil bursts after maturating by this application.
                                                                                                                                                    • Heat new and soft leaves of banyan tree slightly and apply a little oil on the boils and pimples. Tying these leaves on the boils and pimples removes them.
                                                                                                                                                    74. Headache:

                                                                                                                                                    Headache:

                                                                                                                                                      Apply the powder of banyan on the head. Its use ends headache named shankhak.
                                                                                                                                                      75. Asthma:

                                                                                                                                                      Asthma:

                                                                                                                                                        Burn the leaves of banyan tree to prepare ash. Take 240 milligrams this ash by keeping in betel-leaf. Its use provides relief in asthma.
                                                                                                                                                        76. Eyes web:

                                                                                                                                                        Eyes web:

                                                                                                                                                          Applying banyan milk in the eyes relives in eyes web.
                                                                                                                                                          77. Scrofula:

                                                                                                                                                          Scrofula:

                                                                                                                                                            Applying banyan milk on the throat gets rid of scrofula. Follow this process regularly for some days.