Ayurvedic science prakaram Bilva Tree has greatly high medicinal properties. These properties are there throughout the plant; the leaves, roots, stem, and fruits too. Swami Vivekananda has also mentioned about it in his preaches that it is a healing tree and cures all kinds of diseases. It is also known to give a lot of strength to the body.
Their leaves are different and trifoliate in shape. This shape indicates the 3 holy Gods of the Hindu Religion, Brahma, Vishnu, and Maheshwara. This leaf also represents the 3 eyes of Lord Shiva, three Siva Lingams and Trishakthi (wise decision, action and knowledge).
The medicinal properties of this plant are:
· It cures bleeding gums
· The fruits of this tree help cure diarrhea, high blood pressure, sickness during pregnancy.
· The leaf and honey together can cure Asthama
· The juice from these leaves can cure Jaundice.
· Their fruits cure joint aches.