Unani Name

Injeer/ Teen (Khushk, Dashti)

Common Name

Common fig, Edible fig, Fiku, Piku

Temperament of the Drug

(Hot 1° and Moist 2°)

Scientific Name/ Botanical Name

Ficus carica Linn.

Parts used

Various parts of the plant like Bark, Leaves, Tender shoots, Fruit, Seeds and Latex are medicinally important.

Actions/ Therapeutic Uses

It is mild Laxative, Expectorant, Diuretic, Astringent, Carminative, Immuno enhancer and Anti-anaemic. Useful for the treatment of diseases of liver and spleen. Found to be useful in fever, constipation, hyperacidity, menorrhagia, hepatitis, asthma, epilepsy and dysentery. Figs are very useful in diabetes and a good source of multi vitamins and Iron.

Important Formulations

Ma'joon Anjir, Ma'joon Qurtum, Sharbat-e- Anjeer, Sharbat-e- Sadar, Sharbat-e- Zufah Murakkab


Fruit 3-7 pieces.




  • PUBLISHED DATE : Dec 08, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Dr. Mahtab Alam Khan
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Feb 03, 2016


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