Neem is the Best Medicine of Nature for Us
The Botanical name of the Neem tree is ‘Azadirachta Indica’. It is a tree native to India. Indians give great respect to this Plant. Though this Omni Present tree is a good local Doctor for a Common Man of India. In Sanskrit, neem is Called “arista.” which means something that is perfect, imperishable, and complete.
- Its leaves are used for leprosy
- Eye disorders
- Bloody nose
- Intestinal worms
- Stomach upset
- Loss of appetite
- Skin ulcers
- Diseases of the heart and blood vessels
- Gum disease
- Liver problems
- The leaf is also used for birth control and to cause abortions.
Today, the best established and most widely recognized uses are based on their merits as a general antiseptic. Neem preparations are reportedly efficacious against a variety of skin diseases, skeptic sores, and infected burns.
It is best known for its anti-aging properties. Due to its antioxidant properties, it protects the skin from harmful UV rays, pollution, and other environmental factors.
The bark is used for malaria, stomach and intestinal ulcers, skin diseases, pain, and fever. The flower is used for reducing bile, controlling phlegm, and treating intestinal worms.
Several vitamins and fatty acids are present in it. Such vitamins and fatty acids help to improve and maintain the elasticity of the skin, reduce wrinkles and fine lines. This makes you and your skin look rejuvenated and youthful.
Following are the few advantages of neem leaves:
- Anti-fungal and anti-bacterial: Its leaves are used to treat fungal and bacterial infections. They are used to treat warts and chickenpox. The person is made to bathe in neem water or paste is applied on the affected area. It can also treat foot fungi.
- Organic farming: It is also used in organic farming. They use neem cake as a natural fertilizer. Its leaves can enrich the soils, in some parts of India farmers plow neem leaves into flooded rice fields before the rice seedlings are transplanted. The neem seed cake, which is basically a neem seed residue that is left after oil extraction, is extremely beneficial for enriching the soil. It also brings down nitrogen loss and works as a nematicide.
- Acne relief: It has also anti-inflammatory property that reduces acne. Using neem water as a skin toner regularly will help in clearing acne, scars, pigmentation, and blackheads. Boil about 20 neem leaves in half a liter of water till the leaves are soft and discolored, and the water turns green. It helps to relieve skin dryness, skin itchiness, and redness. It also prevents pimples and skin blemishes.
- Healer: It can heal wounds without leaving any ugly scars. It also prevents septic infections. It is commonly used to heal wounds because of its antiseptic properties.
- Treat skin disorder: It has a detoxifying property. It is used to treat eczema and other skin infections.
- Strong and long hair: Its paste is also used as a hair conditioner. It is an excellent way to curb dandruff. This makes hair follicles stronger, thus encouraging hair growth too.
- Nature’s toothbrush: These days one finds neem-based toothpaste to ensure good dental health. It keeps away all sorts of dental infections and diseases.
- Immunity: Neem tea is also widely prescribed to reduce fever, especially malaria. Since it tastes bitter, the tea acquires a similar taste but works magically.