All about Ayurveda & Medicinal Plants

Cluster fig tree

Scientific name of Cluster fig tree: Ficus Racemosa 

Name of Cluster fig tree in different languages:-

English: Indian Fig tree, Country fig

Sanscrit: Udumbara, Krimiphala

Hindi: Umar, Gular

Malayalam: Athi-അത്തി

Plant description:

Fig is an evergreen tree with 20-25 feet tall, rich green foliage with big leaves that provides good shade, moderate to large sized spreading, deciduous, found throughout greater part of India, and it is often cultivated in villages for its edible fruit, leaves are dark green, 7.5-10 cm long, The bark has antiseptic, antipyretic and vermicide properties, and the decoction of bark can be used in the treatment of various skin disorders, fruit receptacles 2-5 cm in diameter, in large clusters, arising from main trunk or large branches.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Elongated Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulate
 longitudinal  Margin_Entire  Recticulate


Useful plant parts:

Root, bark, fruit.

Medicinal uses:

To treat Asthma, Bleeding, Dysentery, and Pregnancy protector, to improve Vitality,

How to prepare medicines:

Dried fruit of fig, dried grapes and cashew nut kept in hot water for a night and mix (Make juice) in the morning and drink to increase HB in blood, it is also good for lethargy, weakness.

Cluster fig tree is the one of the ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like


Panchavalkadi Tailam

Niruryadi Gulika


Madhumehari Yog


Back to Top