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Scientific NameFamilyVernacular NameHabitPlant PartsMedicinal Uses
Fernandoa adenophylla (Wall. ex G.Don) van Steenis BignoniaceaeDakrumTreeBarkIt is used for the treatment of urinary tract infections as well as anti-diarrheal and anti -diabetic agents.
Ficus auriculata Lour.MoraceaeBaradumurTreeStem, fruit.The latex from the stems is applied to cuts and wounds. The roasted fruit is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.
Ficus benghalensis L.MoraceaeBotTreeLeafLeaves are used as poultice to abscesses. Leaves are warmed then applied on the belly to get relief from stomachache.
Ficus benjamina L.MoraceaePakurTreeLeaf, bark, root.The bark of the root, the root itself, and the leaves are boiled in oil and applied on wounds and bruises. The pounded leaves and bark are applied as a poultice in the treatment of rheumatic headache.
Ficus curtipes CornerMoraceaeSwet-botTreeLeafLeaf paste is applied to treat bone fracture, scabies.
Ficus elastica Roxb. ex Hornem .MoraceaeRubber botTreeRootlet, latex.A decoction of the aerial rootlets is used as a vulnerary. The latex has been successfully used to treat five cases of trichuriasis.
Ficus fulva Reinw. ex BlumeMoraceaeHoldey-dumurTreeBarkBark paste is applied to treat rheumatism.
Ficus hederacea Roxb.MoraceaeLata-dumurScandent shrubLeafLeaves are used to treat boils, chest pain, epilepsy, fever, gout, jaundice, paralysis, stomachache, strangury, tuberculosis.
Ficus heterophylla L.f. MoraceaeBhui-dumurShrubLeafThe leaf paste is applied for several days as a poultice on areas affected by rheumatism or on ear infections.
Ficus heteropleura BlumeMoraceaePlura-dumurScandent shrub  LeafAn infusion of the leaves is drunk as a treatment for constipation.
Ficus hirta Vahl MoraceaeDadhuriShrubBark, root.A decoction of the stem bark is used in the treatment of fever. A paste of the roots and fruit is applied to the wound in the treatment of snakebites.
Ficus hispida L.f.MoraceaeKak-dumurTreeFruit, root.The juice of the root is used in the treatment of fevers.  The juice of the fig is used in the treatment of liver problems.
Ficus microcarpa L.f.MoraceaeJirTreeLeaf, bark, root.The root, bark and leaf latex are used medicinally to treat wounds, headache and toothache.
Ficus mollis Vahl MoraceaeMoli-dumurTreeLeaf, bark.A paste made from the bark is applied as an ointment in the treatment of cuts and wounds. The crushed leaves are applied as a poultice to treat boils.
Ficus nervosa B.Heyne ex RothMoraceaePapri dumurTreeBarkA decoction of the bark is used as skin wash to treat scabies, ulcers and skin diseases.
Ficus pumila L.MoraceaeDewall dumurClimberLeaf, fruit.Leaves and fruits are used in cases of impotence, lumbago, rheumatism, anaemia, haematuria, chronic dysentery and haemorrhoids.
Ficus racemosa L.MoraceaeJaga dumurTreeBark, leaf, fruit, latex.Bark is highly efficacious in threatened abortion and also   recommended   in   urological   disorders,   diabetes, hiccough, leprosy, dysentery and piles. The leaves are good wash for wounds and ulcers. They are useful in dysentery and diarrhoea.  The  infusion of  bark  and  leaves  is  also  employed  as  mouth  wash  to spongy  gums  and  internally  in  dysentery,  menorrhagia, effective  remedy  in  glandular  swelling,  abscess,  chronic wound.
The fruits are used to treat dry cough,   loss   of   voice,   disease   of   kidney   and   spleen, astringent to bowel, styptic, tonic, useful in the treatment of    leucorrhoea,    blood    disorder,    burning    sensation, fatigue, urinary  discharges,  leprosy,  intestinal  worms and carminative. Roots  are  used  in  dysentery,  pectoral  complaints and   diabetes,   applied   in   mumps,   other   inflammatory glandular enlargements. Latex     is     aphrodisiac     and     administered     in haemorrhoids,    diarrhoea,    diabetes,    boils,    traumatic swelling, toothache and vaginal disorder.
Ficus religiosa L.MoraceaeAssawathTreeLeaf, bark.A decoction of the bark is used as skin wash to treat scabies, ulcers and skin diseases. Fresh sap from the leaves is used to cure diarrhoea, cholera and for wound healing.
Ficus rumphii BlumeMoraceaeJhula botTreeLatexThe latex is given internally as a vermifuge and for the relief of asthma.
Ficus semicordata Buch.-Ham. ex J.E.Sm.MoraceaeSadimadi dumurTreeFruit, root.The juice of the roots is applied to treat headaches, and is also recommended for fevers and menstrual disorders.  A paste of the fruit is applied to the forehead to relieve headaches.
Ficus variegata BlumeMoraceaeRangila dumurTreeBark, latex.The bark is used as a remedy for dysentery. The latex is applied topically in the treatment of cuts.
Ficus virens AitonMoraceaePakur botTreeBarkA decoction of the bark is used as an injection in the treatment of leucorrhoea. Applied externally, a bark decoction is used as a wash on ulcers and as a gargle in salivation.
Fimbristylis aestivalis VahlCyperaceaeValis fimbryHerbWhole plantThe plant is used as a poultice on inflammations.
Firmiana colorata (Roxb.) R.Br.SterculiaceaeHuriTreeBark.Fresh juice extracted from the bark of the plant is applied on the eyes once, at the same time juice is taken thrice a day (5 ml amount each time) until the hysteria is cured. An infusion is made with the barks and roots of the plant are taken thrice a day (50 ml amount each time) for seven days to treat jaundice. A fresh juice is extracted from the bark of the plant is taken twice a day (5 ml amount each time) for five days to treat seminal emission.
Fissistigma rubiginosum (A.DC.) Merr.AnnonaceaeRubi bheduliClimberLeafLeaf paste is applied to treat boils.
Flacourtia indica (Burm.f.) Merr.FlacourtiaceaeBeuchiTreeLeaf, bark, root. Infusions of the bark, leaves and root are used medicinally to treat conditions such as fever, diarrhoea and inflammations.
Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch.FlacourtiaceaePainnagolaTreeLeaf, bark, root.The roots, leaves and bark all contain tannins and are used in the treatment of diarrhea. A decoction of the bark, mixed with mustard seed paste, is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.
Flagellaria indica L.FlagellariaceaeBan chandaClimberLeafThe fresh stalk is chopped into small pieces in water and the filtrate is drunk in order to relieve stomach aches, dysentery and diarrhea. A decoction of the leaves is drunk as a treatment for asthma, general shortness of breath and fever.
Flemingia macrophylla (Willd.) Merr.FabaceaeBara-salphanShrubLeaf, root.The leaves are febrifuge and are used for treating postpartum fever and to treat paralysis and pain in the joints. The roots are pounded to a paste and applied externally to ulcers and swellings, especially of the neck.
Flemingia strobilifera (L.) W.T.AitonFabaceaeSimbusak phanShrubLeaf, flower.A decoction or infusion of the leaves and the flowers is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Floscopa scandens Lour.CommelinaceaeKhara gachHerbLeaf.The plant is used medicinally as a febrifuge and for relieving pyodermas, abscesses, and acute nephritis. The leaf juice is used for treating sore eyes and ophthalmia.
Flueggea leucopyrus Willd.EuphorbiaceaeLukochaoraShrubRootPaste made with the roots of the plant is applied to treat snakebite.
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) RoyleEuphorbiaceaeKhaukraShrub or small treeLeaf, root.Root  used by itself or in conjunction with other plants, often to provide synergistic effect for liver, bile, kidney and urino-genital complaints, diuresis, renal stone, schistosomiasis, rheumatism, venereal diseases, orchitis, dysmenorrhoea, frigidity, sterility, arthritis. Leaves are used to treat fevers, venereal disease and constipation
Foeniculum vulgare P.Mill.ApiaceaeMowriHerbFruitDecoction prepared from the fruits of the plant is taken twice a day (100 ml amount each time) until the dyspepsia and flatulence is cured. Powder made with the fried fruits is taken twice a day (1 gm amount each time) with water for 10 days to treat worm infestation. An infusion is made with the fruits of the plant is taken twice a day (20 ml amount each time) for three days to treat abdominal pain. Hot infusion of fruits is taken twice a day (20 ml amount each time) until the amenorrhoea is cured. Paste prepared from the fruits of the plant, poultice has been used to relief breast swelling in nursing mother.
Fraxinus griffithii C.B.ClarkeOleaceaeFraxinTreeLeafThe leaves have been used as an opium substitute.

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