Neem is a tree that grows mainly in the tropical and subtropical regions in the world, primarily in the Caribbean.This incredibly Powerful Plant has been known to for its various uses. With More than 140 active compounds that have been isolated from this tropical plant. The leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds, gum, oil and bark all have health benefits.
Neem has been used as an insecticide, insect repellent and fungicide. In traditional medicine, neem is taken internally as powder capsules and tablets or as an oil to help treat malaria, worms and ulcers. A review published in 2008 reports that this herb has anti-bacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal qualities, which may help the body fight off disease-causing pathogens and infection. Additionally, the immuno-modulating, anti-allergenic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of neem may help balance the immune system.
History - Using neem leaves goes back 5,000 years, and
it’s a staple healing tree in Ayurvedic Medicine in India.
Parts Used - Just about every part of the tree can be
used, the bark, the seeds, the leaves, the stems, and the roots.
Anti-Inflammatory - Neem leaves are powerful
anti-inflammatory agent… and help with arthritis, joint pain, sprains,
swelling, redness, and pain in general.
Gastric Ulcers - Neem leaves are a good anti-ulcer agent
that helps with inflammation… and helps rid the body of the bacteria that cause
Gargle - Make neem tea, let it cool, then gargle away
Oral Health - Neem works wonders for bleeding gums,
gingivitis, bad breath, thrush, plaque, periodontitis… try neem toothpaste it