Natural protection against microbial infection
Neem contains many bitter compounds that exerts various pharmacological effects in body like
- Detoxifies blood, works on skin disease as an antifungal, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory, thus promotes healing of wounds and ulcers
- Bolsters immunity to fight against microbial infection therefore prevents viral and malarial fevers
- Stimulates liver, helps in controlling blood sugar
- Promotes a healthy circulative, respiratory and digestive system
For centuries the Neem tree has been known as the wonder tree of India. Traditionally used in ayurvedic remedies as an antiseptic to fight viruses and bacteria, it is also recommended for urinary disorders, diarrhea, fever, skin diseases, burns and inflammatory diseases. Because of its wide variety of applications it is commonly called the "Nature’s pharmacy or Wonder tree of India”.
Today modern researches have verified the remarkable attributes of this tree. Neem is increasingly a key ingredient in modern cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Modern research studies have discovered many alkaloids and liminoids in Neem leaves. Gedunin which is one of them has been used to treat malaria in tropical countries. It is administered as a tea or herbal infusion. Two other alkaloids (nimbin and nimbidin) have been found antiviral and antifungal properties.
Neem leaf is famous in ayurvedic texts for having an almost magical effect on the skin. It works as an antifungal, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory agent. It is a powerful blood detoxifier therefore widely used in treating boils, scabies, eczema, ringworm and acne. It is also practiced to treat dandruff. It's bitter compounds stimulate liver functions, increase insulin sensitivity and promote its natural production thus control blood sugar in diabetics. Neem leaves and bark has strong immuno-modulation property against malarial parasites therefore it is very commonly used in south asian countries as preventive measure.
According to Ayurveda, Neem leaf has bitter and astringent tastes. It is especially useful in pacifying Vataj and Pittaj disorders. It removes Ama and other toxins from the body, purifies the blood, and neutralizes damaging free radicals. It is also revered for its antibacterial and antiviral properties.
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