*From ancient times Neem has been revered as a remedy for many diseases. Neem has balancing properties that are cooling and have remarkable effects on blood and skin. It is widely used for skin-related issues. Additionally, any parasites that live externally or internally cannot survive the strong bitterness of Neem.
*Benefits include cleansing and rejuvenate the skin, maintains sugar metabolism, purify the blood, protect the skin, support stomach and liver functions.
Suggested Use: 1-2 capsules, once or twice daily, or use as directed by your health practitioner.
Botanical Name – Azadirachta indica
Family – Meliaceae
English Name – Margosa tree
Neem is an evergreen tree and is the fastest-growing tree that reaches up to 15 -20 mt and old trees may reach up to 30-40 mts. Branches are long, wide and spreading and have a dense roundish crown. The trunk of the tree is short and straight about 1 – 2mt in diameter. Simple and opposite leaves are about 3 – 8 cm long; young leaves of the plant are reddish to purple in color and mature leaves are dark green in color. Flowers are small, white-colored and fragrant. Olive like drupe fruit is oval to round in shape, smooth and immature fruits are green in color. After the ripening color of fruit changes to yellow with pulp and seed inside.
Physical and chemical properties of Neem –
Taste – Bitter; Astringent
Quality – Light to digest; Dry
Potency – Cold
Post Digestive effect – Pungent
Neem leaves -
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