Banyan or Bat has many health benefits and it is widely used in many Ayurvedic treatments.
Aerial root, bark, leaves, buds, fruits and latex of Banyan are useful to treat many diseases.
How to use Banyan to treat different diseases.
Sterility of women
Take the dried aerial root of banyan and powder it.Take one teaspoon of this powder in 100 ml cow milk at bedtime, for three-month, will be very much beneficial in this condition.
White discharge and vomiting in women
Take a piece of the aerial root of banyan and make a decoction from it. Take this decoction twice in a day to overcome vomiting and white discharge in women.
Banyan is useful to treat burning sensation, scars, abscesses or ulcers. Paste banyan and peepal bark in coconut milk and apply on the affected areas to prevent scars and heal ulcers.
Diarrhea and dysentery
Soak the buds of the banyan tree in water overnight and take the infusion every morning until diarrhea is controlled.
Take few drops of the milky latex of the banyan tree and mix it with milk and take daily to cure bleeding piles.
The milky juice from the banyan tree is good to massage aching joints with, as it relieves swelling and rheumatic pain.
Aeril root of banyan is the best toothbrush, owing to chew the stringent secretions from the stick which is to be chewed while brushing.
Powder equal quantities of the aerial roots of banyan and lime skin.Boil the powder in coconut oil and store. This oil promotes hair growth and leaves hair with a fine sheen.
Powder the aerial roots of banyan and lotus roots and use the same way as above. This preparation irritates the bald scalp and stimulates hair growth.
To improve sexual activity, eating fruits is an established treatment. Its fruit is collected and dried in the shade. Then it is powdered and mixed with sugar and taken three times a day with water.
These are the Ayurvedic uses and health benefits of banyan.