Aloevera
Moringa
Coleus Forskohlii
Neem
Gymnema Sylvestre
Amla
Eclipta
Basil
Ashwagandha
Pennywort
Senna
Cyperus Rotundus
Pointed Gourd
Tribulus Terrestris
Indian Echinacea
Boerhavia Diffusa
Asparagus Racemosus
Mango
Vetiveria Zizanioides
Vinca Rosea
Spirulina
Myrobalan
Malabar Nut
Henna
     
 

Product details : NEEM : INDIAN LILAC

  • Neem Dried Leaves
  • Neem Leaf Powder
  • Neem Oil

Botanical Name(s)
Family Name
Kingdom
Division
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Popular Name(s)

Parts Used
Habitat
Azadirachta Indica
Meliaceae
Plantae
Magnoliophyta
Sapindales
Meliaceae
Azadirachta
A. Indica
Azadirachta Indica, Indian Lilac, Margosa Tree, Veppilai, Neem
Leaves, Flower, Oil, Seed
Grows throughout India



Description

A fast-growing tree, neem (azadirachta indica) can reach a height of about 15 to 20 meters (115-131 ft). The trunk is short, straight and has a diameter of 1.2 m (about 4 ft), wherein the branches spread out widely. Young leaves are reddish to purple in color and turn into dark green pinnate leaves on maturity. The white and fragrant flowers are arranged auxiliary in drooping panicles, about 25 cm in length. The smooth olive-like drupe fruit is elongated-oval to nearly roundish in shape. Neem is grown in tropical and semi-tropical regions of India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Pakistan. It is also known as ‘Divine Tree’, ‘Heal All’, ‘Nature’s Drugstore’, ‘Village Pharmacy’ and ‘Panacea for All Diseases’ in India.
 
Plant Chemicals

(+) - azadirachtin, nimbinene, 6-desacetylnimbinene, nimbandiol, nimbolide, p-sitosterol, salannin, gedunin, azadirone, nimbin, nimbidine, nimbicidine, nimbinol, sitosterol glucocide1, quercetin, n-hexacosanol, nonacosane, moisture, proteins, fat, fiber, carbohydrates, minerals, calcium, phosphorus, iron, thiamine, niacin, carotene, gedunin, 7-deacetoxy-7a-hydroxy gedunin, 17p-hydro.xy-azadiradione, 17-epiazadiradione and nimbiol.

Uses & Benefits of Neem ?

  • Neem products have medicinal properties that prove to be anthelmintic, antifungal, anti-diabetic, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fertility and sedative.
  • All parts such of the tree, such as seeds, leaves, flowers and bark, are used in preparing various different medical preparations.
  • 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.
  • Patients suffering from chicken pox are recommended to sleep on neem leaves.
  • It is known to neutralize more than 500 pests worldwide, including insects, mites, ticks and nematodes, by affecting their behavior and physiology.
  • 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.
  • A decoction can be prepared from the roots of neem tree and ingested to relieve fever.
  • The paste of neem leaves is applied on skin to treat acne.
  • Neem leaves extract is helpful in treating malaria and purifying blood.
  • Various parts of the tree are used to protect stored roots and tubers from potato moth.
  • Neem is used in vitiated conditions of pitta, hyperdipsia, leprosy, skin diseases, eczema, leucoderma, pruritus, intermittent fever, wounds, ulcers, burning sensation, tumors, tubercular glands, anorexia, vomiting, dyspepsia, intestinal worms, hepatopathy, cough, bronchitis, inflammation and fatigue.
  • Fresh neem leaves are mixed with grains and cereals before storing them, ensure that the latter do not get spoilt.
  • In Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, neem leaves are used to prepare a dish called Ugadi Pachhadi, a type of curry prepared with neem blossoms.
  • The flowers of neem are mixed with and bella (jaggery or unrefined brown sugar) and offered to friends and relatives, as a symbol of sweet and bitter events in the upcoming New Year.
Benefits Of Neem

Everyone is aware of the immense health qualities neem has. It is a very famous herb of India and is known all over the world for its medicinal properties. It has been used in Ayurveda since a long time and has been mentioned in ancient texts for its exceptional beneficial nature. It is commonly known as Margosa tree in English, while it’s biological name is Azadirachta indica. In India, this tree is revered and worshipped and can be found just about anywhere. It is an evergreen tree, which attains a height of around 40-50 feet. Every part of the neem tree, which includes bark, leaves, branches, fruit, roots, flowers, etc is beneficial. Check out the health and nutrition benefits of neem.

Health Benefits :

  • Neem has anti bacterial, anti parasitic, anti fungal, anti protozoal and anti viral properties, which means it provides protection from almost all microorganisms.
  • Applying neem in the form of powder or oil on external cuts or wounds has exceptional results. It fights off all kinds of germs and enables in the easy recovery of the affected area.
  • It is very common to take bath in water that has neem leaves added to it. It has medicinal properties and gets rid of all the germs that may be thriving on our bodies.
  • Neem powder or oil is very effective in relieving us of skin ailments such as eczema, acne, skin allergy, rashes, itch, ringworms, etc
  • Neem water is very effective when used to treat injuries caused due to burns. It heals up skin fast and prevents the creation of any kind of an allergy or infection.
  • Neem oil, when used as a substitute for hair oil, provides amazing results. It prevents hair from graying and also effective in treating dandruff, lice and hair fall.
  • Neem oil can be used to massage muscle aches and joints and can be used to relieve pain from conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, gout, Osteoarthritis, lower back pain, etc.
  • Ingesting neem is beneficial in many ways as it helps to restore the taste of mouth, cures constipation and relieves of indigestion. It also eliminated the problem of acidity.
  • Eating neem will help get rid of intestinal worms, thus performing its role as a de-worming agent and will help restore healthy functioning of the intestines.
  • Taking neem internally is said to effectively improve the quality of blood and purifies and thickens it. It helps getting rid of toxins that may be present in the blood and keeps the body disease-free.
  • Neem is said to be a very effective medicine for people suffering from diabetes and helps to control blood sugar levels to a great extent.
  • Neem has the ability to make the immune system of a body very strong and get rid off any foreign disease that may weaken the body.