Peepal or Ficus Religiosa is a native tree to India. Hindus and Buddhist consider peepal a holi tree. Leaves of peepal have an unique place in Indian system of medicine called Ayurveda and is helpful in curing disorders such as asthma, diabetes, diarrhoea, epilepsy, gastric problems, inflammatory disorders and infections. Young and tender peepal leaves can be incorporated in to your diet by cooking it in water with a souring agent like kokum or curd. This recipe does not use oil and is extremely healthy.
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