About Religious Plants
Religion and plants are associated with each other. Religious plants not only protect the environment but are also capable of affecting human life by connecting to them through religion. Trees are worshipped like Gods in Indian culture. It is a general belief that they are representative of different Gods.
Peepal is one of the religious trees in Hindu mythology produces oxygen in large amounts by the leaves and it is found in high concentration under the branches, probably due to the thick foliage. Coconut and banana are one such religious trees having a high religious value among Hindus and worship them as their God gave them prosperity and happiness.
Coconut is considered as kalpvriksh and banana as kalptaru as every plant part is used for some purpose. Tulsi is one of the most valued religious plant having different medicinal properties also. It is used during cold and cough by people in tea as it has medicinal properties to treat cold, thus making it very beneficial medicinal plant.