South America edit In South America, the species is distributed in Colombia, Paraguay and Venezuela. In Hindu texts, the Plaksa tree is associated with the source of the Sarasvati River. Often we can find old houses covered with small Peepal trees. While it is possible for the plant to grow indoors in a pot, it grows best outside. Some enthusiasts grow Peepal as ornamental miniature tree or bonsai as a decorative piece. It is said that peepal tree protects mankind from the evil eye and also keeps away dreadful dreams. Damanpreet Singh; Bikram Singh; Rajesh Kumar Goela (April 12, 2011).
1014 "Ficus religiosa Peepal". "Writing worth keeping alive", Jeremy Poynting interviewed by Nicholas Laughlin, Caribbean Review of Books, May 2010. References edit Keith and Macdonell. 3544 Pancavimsa Brahmana, Jaiminiya Upanisad Brahmana, Katyayana Srauta Sutra, Latyayana Srauta; Macdonell and Keith 1912 Asvalayana Srauta Sutra, Sankhayana Srauta Sutra; Macdonell and Keith 1912, II:55 "Ficus religiosa (sacred fig tree. The site is in present-day Bodh Gaya in Bihar, India. 16 Due to the climatic conditions which are prevalent throughout different heat zones, it can grow at latitudes ranging from 30N. Gautama Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment under, and Hindu and Jain ascetics also consider the tree to be sacred and often meditate under them. 26 Ficus religiosa is used in traditional medicine for about 50 types of disorders including asthma, diabetes, diarrhea, epilepsy, gastric problems, inflammatory disorders, infectious and sexual disorders. Contents, description edit, ficus religiosa is a large dry season - deciduous or semi- evergreen tree up to 30 metres (98 ft) tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 3 metres (9.8 ft). Peepal Benefits, peepal tree is of great medicinal elementary school research paper value.