Wednesday, December 2, 2020

“Country Fig” Ayurvedic Herb (with Pictures)

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Ficus Glomerata Herb Pictures

Country fig is an ayurvedic herb known by the name of ‘Gular‘ or ‘Udumbar‘. Its latin name is Ficus glomerata Roxb. It is also known as Cluster fig.

This ayurvedic herb is useful as an astringent, anti-diuretic and for leucorrhea and menstrual disorders and as a local application in wounds and ulcers.

Habitat:

It is commonly found in India.

The Plant:

The height of this tree is 30 to 50 feet. Its bark is brownish grey in color.

Leaves:

Leaves are 3 to 4 inch long and lancet shaped with pointed end. Fresh leaves appear in December to January.

Fruits:

Fruit is one to two inch in diameter. These are spherical and are found in groups. Fruits are green when unripe and upon ripening these turn red in color. Fruition period is March to June.

THE LARGE TREE OF FICUS GLOMERATA OR COUNTRY FIG

THE LARGE TREE OF FICUS GLOMERATA OR COUNTRY FIG

THE BARK OF FICUS GLOMERATA OR COUNTRY FIG

THE BARK OF FICUS GLOMERATA OR COUNTRY FIG

THE CLOSER LOOK AT CLUSTER FIG OR COUNTRY FIG

THE CLOSER LOOK AT CLUSTER FIG OR COUNTRY FIG

Arjun
As a native Indian and an Ayurvedic holistic healer, Arjun writes in the lane of herbal healing and home remedies. Certification: BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery With Modern Medicine).

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