Ficus religiosa L. 

Family : Moraceae

Local name : Ahot-goch (As.); Thob biphang (Bd.).

Large deciduous tree; leaves broadly ovate, caudate, chartaceous, apex narrowed into a tail half as long as the main portion of the lamina; stipules minute, petiole long; receptacle sessile, in axillary pairs, tomentose when young, dark-purple when ripe.

Distribution : Wild or cultivated throughout the state.

Uses :  Roots used in carious tooth; bark used in gonorrhea, liver disorders, boils and burn injuries.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam