Ficus hispida Linn. f.

Synonym F daemona Koen. ex Vahl.

F. oppositifolia Roxb.

Family : Moraceae


Ficus hispida

Habitat Outer Himalaya from Chenab eastwards to West Bengal Assam, Central and South India and the Andaman Islands.

Ayurvedic Kaakodumbara, Kaashtodumbara, Phalgu, Malayu, Malapu.

Unani Anjir Dashti.

Siddha/Tamil Peyatti, Chona Atthi.

Action Syconium—galactagogue. Bark and seed—purgative, emetic


Ficus hispida

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