The bidara plant or tree is a type of small fruit tree that grows in dry areas. Although many people are already aware of the benefits of this tree, but due to its various benefits, the Bidara tree has now become an idol.

The Bidara tree is also known by various regional names such as Vidara, Dara, Bucol, Koh, Kok and many others. In other countries, this tree also has many names such as jujube, Siamese apple, manzitas, zi-pen, and many others.

Brief description of the Bidar tree

The bidara tree is believed to have originated in Central Asia and has naturally spread across a vast area of ​​Africa, Southeast Asia, and Australia. But the people who have developed it commercially so far are in India, China, and a bit of Thailand. Here are some details about the characteristics of the bidara tree that you should know, as well as some of its benefits.

Bidar tree features

For those of you who don't know it, a bidara tree is a type of shrub or small tree that is usually curved and can be up to 15 meters tall with a trunk that reaches 40 cm.

This tree has dense and green leaves. The leaves are paired, dioecious, the last of which are curved and small, sometimes without spines. The leaves are also not alternate. The leaves are oval or oval in shape.

Benefits of the Bidara tree

In some places, this fruit is dried and also made sweet. Young fruits are eaten with salt or diruzak. Bidara fruits are a source of carotene, vitamins A and C and fats.

The young leaves of the bidara tree can be used as vegetables. And the old leaves can be used for animal feed. A decoction of its leaves can also be drunk as a remedy. They leave a soapy suds when compressed with water and are used to bathe people suffering from a fever.

Here are some of the benefits of bidar tree leaves:

1. Get rid of acne

Bidara leaves are believed to keep the skin clean and healthy. Usually there are a lot of teenagers who have skin problems such as acne, which is certainly very disturbing.

How to use bidara leaves to get rid of acne:

1. Take a few bidra leaves and wash them thoroughly.

2. Then knead until a homogeneous mass is obtained.

3. Add some water and stir until the mixture thickens.

4. Apply to the face with acne in the same way as wearing a face mask.

5. Let stand 20 minutes to dry.

6. Wash your face without soap

7. Use 3-4 times a week for 2 months.

2. Heal wounds


Bidara leaves are not only used to remove mysterious things, but also beneficial to the health of the human body, one of which is the rapid healing of wounds. Usually widely used for burns, scrapes or other wounds. The healing process of wounds can be accelerated with the help of bidara leaves, as they contain substances that can stop bleeding, so that the wound dries quickly.

How to use bidara leaves for wound healing:

1. Take a few bidra leaves and wash them thoroughly.

2. Then knead until a homogeneous mass is obtained.

3. Apply to the wound

3. Drive away the attention of the jinn and the devil

You may have heard about the effectiveness of bedar leaves for driving out jinn and demons. Sounds absurd, but it's true. Some clerics suggest using the bidara tree to remove magical interference.

How to use Bidar leaves to get rid of magic

1. Take some bidar leaves

2. Pour into a glass of water

3. Read the sacred verses of the Qur'an, such as Ayat Kursi or Al-Fatiha.

4. Wash the water from the body of a person suffering from witchcraft

4. Cosmetic procedures

In ancient China, bidara leaves were also used to beautify the face, including acne scars, premature aging problems such as wrinkles or dark circles in the eyes.

How to use bidara leaves for face care

1. Take a few bidra leaves and wash them thoroughly.

2. Mash until smooth and mix with water until thickened.

3. Use as a mask until it dries

4. Then wash with warm water

5. Use regularly 3-4 times a week

5. Dry skin care

If you have dry skin on your face that doesn't feel confident because it looks dull, you can use the leaves of the bidara tree to treat dry skin on your face.

How to use Bidar leaves to get rid of magic

1. Take a few bidra leaves and wash them thoroughly.

2. Mash and add some water

3. Mix some lemon juice or honey.

4. Apply as a face mask and wait for it to dry.

5. Wash your face with warm water

In addition to the leaves, fruits, seeds, bark and roots of the bidara tree, it also has medicinal properties that improve digestion and are used as a poultice for wounds. The bark of the bidara tree can be used to treat indigestion as well as to treat stomach pains.

Bidara bark is believed to have tonic properties, although not very strong, and is recommended for diseases of the stomach and intestines. Taking the bark of its root mixed with twigs, pulasari and garlic and drinking it cures painful and bloody urine.

Ecology and distribution

Bidar trees or plants can grow well in areas with clear, dry weather. Fruit quality is best when grown in warm, sunny and moderately dry conditions.

However, rainy weather should be sufficient for twigs, leaves, and flowers to grow, and to maintain soil moisture during fruit ripening. Bidara grows widely in areas that receive 300–500 mm of precipitation per year. For commercial purposes, bidara trees can be grown up to 1,000 meters above sea level. However, growth above this height is not good.

Bidar trees include plants that are resistant to arid climates and floods. Bidara trees are also highly adaptable and often grow wild on poorly managed lands and roads. Grows on a variety of soils such as lateritic, well-drained chernozems, sandy soils, clays, coastal alluvial soils (coastal).

This has been a brief introduction to the bidara tree, which has many benefits and uses from leaves to roots. So, what are you waiting for, hurry up to grow or plant a Bidara tree. May you be successful!