Ficus hispida Linn

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Ficus hispida Linn is aslo known as Ficus oppositifolia Willd, belongs to Moraceae, Urticaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Jammaiyaz, Shamar, Tinbaree.
The English Name for this herb is Wild Fig.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Anjir Dashti, Golaro, Katumari, Phagwara.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Ficus hispida Linn are Analgesic, Anti-dysenteric, Anti-hepatotoxic, Anti-psoriatic, Anti-septic, Aphrodisiac, Astringent, Bitter, Blood Purifier, Emetic, hematinic, Lactagogue, Purgative, Refrigerant, Resolvent, Rubefacient, Styptic, Tonic, Vesicant.


  • Emetic

  • Fruit:
  • Anti-dysenteric
  • Anti-septic
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Emetic
  • Lactagogue
  • Styptic

  • Bark:
  • Emetic

  • Latex:
  • Vesicant

  • Fruit (juice):
  • Anti-haemorrhagic

  • Indications

    The Indications of Ficus hispida Linn are Haemorrhages, Jaundice, Ulcers, Psoriasis, Warts, Ringworm, Piles, Anaemia, Blood Diseases.

    The Indications of Fruit of Ficus hispida Linn are Impotency, Abscesses, Breast Milk Deficiency, Nose Haemorrhage, Mouth Haemorrhage, Boils, Dysentery, Weakness, Womb Pain, Skin Affections.

    The Indications of Bark of Ficus hispida Linn are Liver Complaints, Constipation, Malarial Fever, Buboes.

    The Indications of Latex of Ficus hispida Linn are Warts, Ring Worm.

    The Indication of Fruit (juice) of Ficus hispida Linn is Haemorrhages.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Ficus hispida Linn.


    The Temperament of Ficus hispida Linn is 2nd order, warm and dry.

    Available Brands

    No Brand information is available for Ficus hispida Linn.

    Compound Preparations

    Ficus hispida Linn is used in the preparation of Ma'jun Mussafi Khun, Safuf Bars compounds.


    Bark2.000g - 5.000gN/A
    Whole HerbN/A
    Fruit4.000Nos - 6.000NosN/A

    Herb's Description

    Ficus hispida Linn. A shrub or small tree, all parts more or less hispid-pubescent. Leaves usually opposite, petiolate, membranous, 10-30 by 5-15 cm; ovate, oblong or sub-obovate, apiculate or shortly and abruptly acuminate, toothed or entire, the lower surface hispid-pubescent the upper hispid-scabrid, base rounded, subcordate or subcuneate, 3-5 nerved; lateral main nerves 3-5 pairs with fine reticulations between; petioles 1.3-3.8 cm long (in young shoots 7.5-9 cm long) densely hispid; stipules 2 to each leaf, ovate lanceolate, pubescent outside, about 1.3 cm long. Receptacles 1.3-2.5 cm across, turbinate, obovoid or subpyriform, yellowish when ripe, slightly umbonate, hispid and sometime with bracts scattered along the sides, on peduncles 5-15 mm long in pairs from the axils of the leaves, or in fascicles from shortened tuberculate branches from the old wood,or in the pairs or fascicles on elongate stipular bracteate sometimes leafy branches issuing from the larger branches and stem and often reaching to or even penetrating the soil; basal bracts 3, male flowers rather numerous near the apex of the receptacle containing the galls. Sepals 3, concave hyaline. Stamen 1, anther broad; filaments short. Gall flowers pedicellate. Perianth 0. ovary smooth, globose; style short sub-terminal; stigma dilated. Fertile flowers achence ovoid; style lateral; stigma cylindric, tubular. Fruits pale green or greenish yellow when ripe

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It occurs in Bengal, Central & South India, Chenab Eastwards, Himalayas.. It occurs in shady places and along ravines and flowers and fruits practically throughout the year.
    Odor: The odor of Ficus hispida Linn is Unpleasant
    Taste: Bitter,Astringent

    Fruit: sweet


    No information regarding Ficus hispida Linn's substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Ficus hispida Linn's Active constituents:


    No information regarding Ficus hispida Linn's antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Immature fruits eaten in curries,may cause giddiness and cause emesis.Regular consumption of various parts of this plant may cause cessation of milk in cow.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Ficus hispida Linn. (work in progress)