Tamil Name - அத்தி பட்டை - Aththi Pattai
Ficus carica is an Asian species of flowering plants in the mulberry family, known as the common fig (or just the fig). It is the source of the fruit also called the fig, and as such is an important crop in those areas where it is grown commercially. Native to the Middle East and western Asia, it has been sought out and cultivated since ancient times, and is now widely grown throughout the world, both for its fruit and as an ornamental plant. The species has become naturalized in scattered locations in Asia and North America.
Fig Tree is available throughout India. It is also known as Cluster fig in English. Goolar tree leaves, fruits and bark are used to treat various diseases.
Medicinal Uses of Gooler Tree
Here are some medicinal application of cluster fig to treat various diseases.
Mouth ulcers and other mouth infections
Take bark (10 gm)of gular tree and cook in water(400 ml) for few minutes. Add alum(pinch) and filter. Use this water to rinse mouth frequently .
Take bark of gular tree, grind on stone with water to make paste. Apply at affected area.
For curing boils take gular bark paste and apply at affected area.
Pimples and freckles
Take inner side of gular bark and make paste of it. Apply on pimples, acne and freckles.