Azadirachta indica (Neem)
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- Product Code: PNTS/E/B/1
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In the world of Ayurveda, neem is a popular medicinal herb that’s been part of traditional remedies that date back almost 5000 years. The neem tree is a really good example of how nature holds both the problem and the cure. It’s home to more than 130 different biologically active compounds! No wonder it’s such an effective anti-viral and anti-bacterial, along with being a powerful immuno-stimulant.
Description: Neem is a member of the Mahogany family or Meliaceae. It is a fast growing ever-green tree that can grow up to 15 meters in height. It has long branches that form a broad crown.
Uses & Benefits of Neem
1: Neem products have medicinal properties that prove to be anthelmintic, antifungal, anti-diabetic, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fertility and sedative.
2: All parts such of the tree, such as seeds, leaves, flowers and bark, are used in preparing various different medical preparations.
3: Its oil is used for preparing cosmetics, like soap, shampoo, balms, creams, etc, which prove handy for skin care, such as in treatment of acne, for keeping the elasticity of skin, and so on.
4: Patients suffering from chicken pox are recommended to sleep on neem leaves.
5: It is known to neutralize more than 500 pests worldwide, including insects, mites, ticks and nematodes, by affecting their behavior and physiology.
6: The gum of neem tree is used as a bulking agent to prepare special purpose food for diabetic patients. Its twigs are commonly used for cleaning teeth.
7: A decoction can be prepared from the roots of neem tree and ingested to relieve fever.
8: The paste of neem leaves is applied on skin to treat acne.
9: Neem leaves extract is helpful in treating malaria and purifying blood.