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Vat Savitri Puja 2021: If there is a need for long life and good health, then we have to consider nature above all. Although there has been an ancient tradition of worshiping Peepal, Tulsi, Vat, Banana trees in Sanatan Dharma. Along with their spiritual importance, they also contain many medicinal properties. We will talk about the banyan tree. In Vat Savitri Vrat, Indian women observe this fast on the new moon of Krishna Paksha of Jyeshtha month for the life of their husband and worship the Vat tree. Banyan tree has the longest lifespan compared to any plant or animal, but this tree also has many medicinal properties. Therefore, if one plant a banyan tree on every Vat Savitri festival along with the worship of this tree, which gives longevity to the husband, then along with protecting the environment, one can earn maximum benefits of all its medicinal properties. Let us know what are its medicinal benefits.
maximum oxygen source
Recently, during the Corona epidemic, thousands of people died untimely due to lack of oxygen in the country, and then people remembered Vat and Peepal tree with reverence. Botanists have also confirmed that the banyan tree emits oxygen for 22 hours in 24 hours. If we take a pledge to plant a banyan tree along with the worship of banyan tree in villages as well as in cities, then the amount of oxygen in nature will increase, due to which the environment will be balanced.
Improving the buffering capacity!
Banana trees increase the immunity of the body. According to botanists, useful elements like hexane, butanol, chloroform and water are present in the leaves of the banyan tree. These elements combined prove to be helpful in increasing immunity. Therefore, if the kopals (soft leaves) of the banyan tree are consumed regularly, then the immunity of the body increases. Also read: Vat Savitri Vrat 2021: What is the importance of worshiping the Vat tree? Learn Pooja Vidhi and Muhurta? And what is the importance of gram on this day?
effective in diabetes
Facts show that every tenth person in India is suffering from diabetes, some less and some more. The roots of the banyan tree can prove to be very effective for the control of diabetes. Because hypoglycemic (a substance that lowers blood sugar) is found in the root of the Vat tree. Therefore, Ayurvedic doctors also recommend drinking the extract of the root of the banyan tree to get rid of the problem of diabetes.
Research done on Vat-tree shows that regular consumption of aqueous extract prepared from the leaves of this tree keeps the amount of cholesterol in the body balanced. Therefore, aqueous extract prepared from the leaves of Vat must be used regularly in case of increase in cholesterol.
Get relief from joint pain
According to botanists, hexane, butanol and water are present in the leaves of the banyan tree. All these elements combined are effective in increasing immunity. Because of the weakening of the immune system, there can be a problem in the joints of the bones of the human body, which is called Arthritis. The anti-inflammatory elements present in the leaves of Vat help in preventing the swelling in the joints. Therefore, arthritis sufferers must consume soft leaves of Vat.