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A Miracle Plant…must be in Your Garden...

A Miracle Plant…must be in Your Garden...

Neem, (Azadirachta indica), also called nim or margosa, fast-growing tree of the mahogany family (Meliaceae), valued as a medicinal plant, as a source of organic pesticides, and for its timber. Neem tree has a strong place in the world of medicine and wellness. Every part of the Neem plant can be used against various infectious diseases.

The neem tree has been used for centuries in India for its many benefits to people and plants. The fresh flowers, leaves, bark and twigs all have been used for food and medicine, but the most important part of the plant for both the gardener and the home herbalist is the seed.

According to Vastu experts, planting a neem tree in the house garden brings peace and harmony to the residents and removes all the negativities and bitterness in relationships.


Neem leaves have good blood purifying property. They help in reducing toxin levels and lower the risk of skin problems like acne, eczema and skin rash.

Neem leaves might help manage diabetes due to its blood sugar lowering effect. A study states that Nimbinin present in Neem leaves helps in lowering blood sugar level.

Neem helps control high blood sugar level due to its Tikta (bitter) and Ama (toxic remains in the body due to improper digestion) removing nature that helps to improve the metabolism.

Certain constituents present in Neem have antimalarial property. These might help in case of malaria by suppressing the growth of the malarial parasite.

Neem has the property of Tikta (bitter) and Krimihar and works as an antimicrobial agent to prevent the growth of any infection in the body.

A substance known as Azadirachtin present in Neem leaves might lower the risk of parasitic worms due to its antihelmintic property. It suppresses the activity of parasites and helps in its removal from the body.

Studies state that Neem has anti-inflammatory property. It might lower the risk of gastric ulcers by reducing the level of gastric acid secretion and increasing the level of gastric mucus.

Neem can prove useful in detoxification both internally and externally. Consumption of neem leaves or powder stimulates kidneys and liver increasing the metabolism and eliminating the toxins out of the body.

Although Neem extract/oil has been under use for centuries for control of insects, the major work on Neem oil and its impact on insects started in 1959.

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