Neem is bitter in taste. It is is light, cooling and constrictive. It is one of the most effective medicinal plant in India. As Neem has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties it is used widely in the treatment for many diseases. Environmentally, Organic Neem has a reputation as a natural air purifier, exhaling out oxygen and keeping the oxygen level in the atmosphere balanced. So it is called the wonder tree in India.
Plants Description :
Neem Tree (South area) is a native of India. It is an evergreen tree of moderate height of 30 to 40 feet having crescent shaped toothy leaves and a large growth of white flowers. Though this tree grows on almost all kind of soil throughout the India, it flourishes well on black cotton soil. The flowers of Neem smell sweet especially at night. Neem tree is acknowledged to be an effective and environmentally friendly source as pest inhibitors.
Neem is widely distributed in each and every part of India. Now a days cultivation of Neem has been started throughout the world.
Some Special Features :
1.Neem is an antipyretic.
2.As per Ayurveda, Neem is one of the most powerful blood-purifiers and detoxifiers.
3. Neem is used for manufacturing of many health and beauty care products. These products include bath powders, soaps, shampoos, cream and lotions.
4.Neem is the most effective and environmentally friendly source of pest.
5.Dry Neem leaves are used in libraries to keep off book-eating worms. They are placed in between the books in the shelves.
6.Traditionally the twig of Neem is being used as the tooth brush as it is believed to take care of the teeth.
Cosmetic uses :-
Blood purifier and beauty enhancer Neem is highly anti-bacterial and therefore the leaves have been used for centuries to make anti-bacterial washes and poultices. Use the extract in face packs, body wraps, and for acne prone skin. Add to (mild) scrubs for skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis. Use in a gardeners hand scrub with corn meal to provide anti-bacterial cleansing after working in the soil. The oil is used in hair dressings; resin is added to skin lotions.
Neem oil, leaves and Neem extracts are used to manufacture health and beauty care products. Some of such products are soaps, bath powders, shampoos, lotions and creams, toothpastes, Neem leaf tablets to increase immunity, insect repellents, pet care products, etc.
Kindly make an effort to plant maximum neem Tree, in your Neighborhood!
GO GREEN WITH NEEM
Ms. Priyanka Singh!!!