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6 Best trees producing most oxygen and helping the environment
In India, many states are facing an oxygen crisis due to a severe form of the covid-19 disease that required oxygen support. Day by day cases of covid-19 also increasing. The government is also working hard to meet the oxygen demand. For this, India also trying to import oxygen from other countries.
Due to the recent ongoing oxygen crisis in a covid pandemic, social media became active and messages are spreading stating that grow and plant more and more trees. So that future generations don’t lack oxygen and the atmosphere also becomes cooler, pure, and healthier.
In this article, I narrated about six trees that produce more oxygen than other trees and helps to keep the environment clean and cool.
Ficus religiosa or sacred fig or Peepal tree
In India, it is also famous as the peepal tree or Bodhi tree. It has great religious value in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.
The tree is useful as traditional medicine in more than 50 disorders such as diabetes, digestive disorders, epilepsy, sexual disorder, asthma, various types of infection, etc.
Its different parts are used for different purposes. This tree usually grows up to a height of 60 to 80 feet and produces the most oxygen than other trees.
Azadirachta indica is famous as a neem tree in India. According to environmentalists, neem trees act as a natural air purifier. It absorbs harmful gases such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen, sulfur from the nearer environment and releases oxygen. The shape of the Neem leaves is in such a manner that it is capable of producing oxygen in a good amount.
This tree has also many medicinal properties and health benefits. European patent office and many other medical institutes have granted various products prepared from neem tree for antifungal use. Neem oil prepared from its seeds and fruit is used for different purposes. But it should be used carefully to prevent its toxicity.
It is also used as pest and disease control and a natural alternative for synthetic pesticides.
Terminalia Arjuna commonly called as Arjun tree in English and commonly used in ayurvedic medicine for different diseases like heart disease, hemorrhages, injuries, and ulcers. It is also famous as “Guardian of the heart“.
It releases oxygen into the atmosphere and absorbs carbon dioxide and other toxic gases.
Ficus benghalensis or Banyan tree is the national tree of India. It is believed a holly tree in Hinduism. Lord Sri Krishna also narrates about this tree in the Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta.
It can be tall, wide, and have many branches. How much oxygen it produces is depends on the spread of its shade.
Syzygium cumini also known as Java plum or Jamun tree. Its fruits and seeds have great medicinal value due to their content jamboline. The fruit is rich in water and carbohydrates and also contains vitamin C in a moderate amount. The fruit and its seeds are useful in controlling blood sugar levels for diabetic people.
The tree grows up to 50 to 100 feet in height. It absorbs toxic gases like sulfur dioxide and nitrogen from the nearer atmosphere.
Saraca asoca is also known as the Ashok tree in India. Its flowers are beautiful and provide a good fragrance. It also eliminates oxygen in the environment. Thus the Ashok tree is useful for cleaning as well as the aesthetic appearance of the surrounding.
It also contains medicinal properties and used in different types of medicine in Ayurveda for a long time. Its bark is useful for skin and used in the preparation of cosmetic products.
Trees are very beneficial in maintaining the environment and helps humans in many ways since life started on the earth. For a better healthy, clean, and aesthetic environment and for future generations, we need to stop cutting trees and plant more and more trees.