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Neem The Healing Herb And Health Enhancer
2014-11-19 Neem, the super healing herb is one of the most useful species for human-beings. Its botanical name is Azadirachta Indica.As the integral part of Ayurveda and home-remedies it has been used for thousands of years as natural internal cleanser and blood purifier.
According to vedas neem is "Sarvaroga Nivarini" which means curer of all ailments and illness. All parts of the tree i.e. barks, leaves, seeds,fruits and roots have their on medicinal values. So it is known as the village pharmacy in India.
Although the amazing herb is unknown to the western word, but the United Nation has declared it the tree of 21st century. The constituents Azadiracten, meliontriol, nembin, nimbidin etc play vital role to make it healer.
Role of Neem In Home Remedies: -
(A.) Prevention of toothache and pyorrhoea - Neem is known for its brushed regularly with its twigs then it helps to maintain overall oral health checking toothache and pyorrhoea. It also checks foul smell of mouth.
(B.) Regulation of Immune System - Polysaccharides compounds are found as constituents in the bark of Neem tree. It plays vital role to regulate immune system effectively. So it helps diabetic patients to regulate sugar level naturally.
(C.) Skin diseases - Leaves of the tree have antibacterial, antiviral and antiseptic properties. So they check acne problems if their paste is applied on inflected area and juice of boiled leaves is taken orally. It also removes whiteheads and blackheads.
The paste of neem leaves when applied to skin, it helps it soft, supple and shiny.
(D.) Hair care - Scalp and dry flakes are treated due to antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Regular use of the neem oil controls dandruff, checks hair loss and promotes hair growth.
(E>) Health enhancement - Neem juice purifies blood, cleanses the internal organs of the body and regulates the immune system.It balances 'Pitta' and "Kapha" problems. Resultantly organs function properly. Proper function of systems promotes better health.
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