Have you ever come across a lady or a man chewing a stick as a method of brushing his or her teeth. Well this is very common in the villages of India. They ain’t chewing any stick they are chewing Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) sticks.
Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) tree commonly seen and available in India everywhere yet, only a few are aware about neem and know that it is an integral part of Ayurveda for the benefits associated with it. The beneficial properties of Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) have been recognized in the Indian tradition for thousands of years. Each part of the Neem tree has some medicinal property. It is an herb that is commonly available, throughout the year and has benefits that only a few natural products can provide.
Neem is known by many different names, Nimm, Arya Veppu, Azad Dirakht, DogonYaro, Neeb, Nimtree, Vepu, Vempu, Vepa, Bevu, Kohomba, Vembu, Tamar, Paraiso, Antelaea azadirachta, Arishta, Arishtha, Azadirachta indica, Bead Tree, Holy Tree, Huile de Neem, Indian Lilac, Indian Neem, Lilas des Indes, Lilas de Perse, Margosa, Margosa Tree, Margousier, Margousier à Feuilles de Frêne, Margousier d’Inde, Melia azadirachta, Neem Oil, Neem Tree, Melia azadirachta, Nim, Nimb, Nimba, Persian Lilac, Pride of China.
In East Africa it is also known as Muarubaini (in Swahili), which means the tree of the 40, as it is said to treat 40 different diseases.
Neem has anti- bacterial; anti- parasitic, anti- fungal, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that not only benefits your health but can help you get rid of common beauty problems that you face in your daily life. All parts of neem are used for preparing many different medicines, especially for skin disease.
Neem leaf is used for leprosy, eye disorders, bloody nose, intestinal worms, stomach upset, loss of appetite, skin ulcers, diseases of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease), fever, diabetes, gum disease (gingivitis), and liver problems.
The leaf is also used for birth control and to cause abortions. Various parts of the Neem tree have been used as traditional Ayurvedic medicine in India. Neem oil and the bark and leaf extracts have been therapeutically used as folk medicine to control leprosy, intestinal helminthiasis, respiratory disorders, constipation and also as a general health promoter.
Neem which is rich in Vitamin C also helps in getting rid of skin problems like blackheads, pigmentation, dullness and ageing thus leaving the skin with a youthful glow.
Some Ayurvedic use of Neem:
Leaf: Leprosy, eye problem, epistaxis, intestinal worms, anorexia, biliousness, skin ulcers,
Bark: Analgesic, alternative and curative of fever.
Flower: Bile suppression, elimination of intestinal worms and phlegm.
Fruit: Piles, intestinal worms, urinary disorder, epistaxis, phlegm, eye problem, diabetes, wounds and leprosy.
Twig: Cough, asthma, piles, phantom tumour, intestinal worms, spematorrhoea, obstinate urinary disorder, diabetes.
Gum: Scabies, wounds, ulcers, skin diseases.
Seed: Leprosy and intestinal worms.
Oil: Leprosy and intestinal worms.
To throw more light on the importance of having Neem can be seen through this that on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa which is mainly celebrated in Maharashtra as a new year, after the Gudi is worshipped the offering or prasad as they call it in local parlance is made of Neem leaf paste, tamarind, Ajwain, pulses and jaggery is distributed. The Neem leaf paste is said to purify the blood and build immunity against diseases.
A traditional Indian plant medicine has now led to several therapeutically useful preparations and compounds, due to which the scientists are exploring more information about this medicinal plant. After have read all the above information it’s now time to make good use of centuries-old knowledge on Neem through modern approaches of drug development.
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Shirley Warmack says
Hi I would like to know which one is better to use for the regrowth of your hair
Parwage Alam says
Combination of Neem, Amla and Shikakai.
I am using the neemtree and I can see so many changes in my boby
PATIENCE OSEKRE says
Please how do I apply Neem tree leaves to my eye problem. I have been diagnosed with Glaucoma.
Do i boil or blend the leaves.
Good day i am a diabetic person i would likr to know how to use the neem
I have one of these trees in my yard. I had no idea what it was until now! How do I prepare the different parts of the tree for use?
Hi how do you prepare the leaves eye problems
Ameer hamza says
It’s not only an indian traditional way of treating diseases i visited Pakistan and damn it’s full of culture and they also use neem to treat various types of diseases
Long live pakistan
Love from America + uk + canada
am steven from kenya i have neem leaves which i have boiled with water and taken glass of it morning ana evening and its working very well coz i had headac
he everynow and then and after taking a glass of neem everything is well still my stool had mucus and its no more
I was diagnosed of multiple Fibroids….
What herbs can i take?
Someone recomended i take Neem …. Which i went and bought the powder and taking every morning and evening.
Cring Packer says
Neem is easily available plant with the immense health benefits. Due to this its intake of different parts of neem produces good effects in human body.
Mike Wipf says
Combination of Neem, Amla and Shikakai. In What Form & Amounts Of Each Herb
No e to know about been it has lots of benefits that has made me look for it
ajay mourya says
very nice information
benefits of neem tree
Neem Is a very good Product for Plant and Skin.
NEEM POWDER is used as an organic fertilizer because of the various micro and macronutrients which it is composed of. It will control soil-based pathogens as well as nematodes at the same time.