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Neem Tree- Bitter Boon

Neem Tree
Neem Tree and Neem Fruit(inset)
The Neem tree, a member of the mahogany family established in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Iran. It is one of two species in the genus Azadirachta, This tree is called "Cherish" چریش" in Persian language. Its fruits and seeds are the source of neem oil.
 The history of the Neem tree is inextricably linked to the history of the Indian civilization. For centuries Indians planted this tree in the surrounding area of their homes and practiced daily interaction with the plant. Neem proved an invaluable source of health, hygiene and beauty that was freely available.
Having a bath with a decoction of Neem leaves keeps one’s skin supple and healthy. Neem leaf powder or crushed leaves incorporated into face packs provides emollient action. The antiseptic properties of Neem leaf extracts help control pimples and acne.

Neem is one of the powerful blood purifiers and detoxifiers in Ayurveda. Its medicinal properties are documented in the ancient Sanskrit texts and it is estimated that Neem is present, in one form or another, in 75% of Ayurvedic formulations. It cools fever and clears toxins in most inflammatory skin diseases or those found in ulcerated mucous membranes. It is a powerful febrifuge, effective in malaria and other intermittent and periodic fevers.

Neem can be taken whenever a purification or reduction program is specified. It clears away all foreign and excess tissue, and possesses a supplementary astringent action that promotes healing. It is one of the best healing and disinfectant agents for skin diseases and anti-inflammatory for joint and muscle pain.

It is believed that Neem oil prevents baldness and graying of hair and has been used as anti-lice and anti-dandruff treatment. A teaspoon of dried Neem leaf powder, mixed with the same quantity of ghee (clarified butter) and honey helps control skin allergies. 

Eye problems like night blindness and conjunctivitis can be prevented by using neem. For eczema problems, the leaf extracts of neem are helpful in relieving itching. You can well have a neem bath that can prevent you from other skin infections. Those having indigestion and constipation, neem tea are highly beneficial for them. It works to get rid of the stomach problems. It has been highly recommended for hyper-acidity and epigastria pain. Neem is effective for blood purification and toxin eradication. It makes our immune system strong by fighting against the
Neem is used to prevent gum problems. Oral problems such as bad breath, tooth decay, bleeding of sore gums can be cured with neem. It is rich in polysaccharides and limonoid which are beneficial in reducing cancers, tumors and lymphocyte leukemia. Neem oil can be applied on muscle aches and joints to help relieve the arthritis patients. Polysaccharides, catechin, and limonoids content of neem are useful as painkillers. For diabetic patients, the neem leaves should be regularly consumed. The bitter taste of neem acts against the increasing sugar level and prevents adrenaline and glucose induced hyperglycemia.
Neem has anti bacterial effects. The bacterial and fungal infections can be cured by using neem oil or by taking a neem bath. It is also used as a beauty product in almost every household. For reducing scars and pimples on your face, neem can be mixed with turmeric and applied on the face. Neem leaf extracts and oil can also be effective for dry skin, dandruff, itchy scalp, wrinkles, skin ulcers and other skin problems. Neem oil protects your hair from premature graying and leaves it strong and shiny. For those countries where neem is not available fresh can purchase it in powder form, oil form and in tablets and capsules for medication purpose. Search Google for more help topics on Benefits of Neem. 
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  1. Neem tree is a large evergreen tree that grows up to 20 metres in height. Neem leaves, bark, seed oil, powder and seeds of the neem tree are used in medicine. At times, the roots, flowers, and the fruit may also be used. You have over 700 medicinal preparations in Ayurveda, Amchi, Siddha, and Unani medicine. Read more about neem tree.


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