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Fact check! Spirits don't reside in Peepal trees.
We all know that the Peepal tree produces a lot of oxygen during the day and a lot of carbon dioxide at night. So, while there is no truth to the belief that a peepal tree is inhabited by spirits and ghosts, the aforementioned reason is most likely why and how this superstition arose.
One interesting fact about India is that it was the first country to develop sugar extraction and purification processes.