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What are medical benefits of Neem ?

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Asked by ignoreme, 30 Nov '10 11:05 am
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Neem fruits, seeds, oil, leaves, bark and roots have such uses as general antiseptics, antimicrobials, treatment of urinary disorders, diarrhoea, fever and bronchitis

skin diseases, septic sores, infected burns, hypertension and inflammatory diseases.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 30 Nov '10 11:15 am

 
  
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For centuries the Neem tree has been known as the wonder tree of India. It's a tree that is very versatile as far as medical benefits are concerned. All parts of neem including seeds, leaves, flowers and bark have medicinal properties. It offers plenty of usages in several shapes and sizes. It has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-diabetic properties.

Neem (Azadirachta indica which translates to The free tree of India' and also called Indian Lilac) not only grows in India, but also grows in regions of Burma, West Africa and Southwest Asia. It is a tropical evergreen that can reach 50 feet tall and has an estimated lifespan of around 200 years. Usually it thrives in area with sub-arid to sub-humid circumstances, with a yearly precipitation between 400 and 1200 mm. Neem is thought to have originated in Assam and Myanmar. Today, there are an estimated 20 million neem trees in India. It has extensive mention in ancient Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine, for its d ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 30 Nov '10 05:11 pm

 
  
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Cure Eczema- neem leaf extracts can easily relieve the itching and redness of eczema. To obtain the benefits of neem, we can take a warm bath with neem leaves in it. The neem bath heals and protects from any minor skin infections.
.Effective Detoxification: It works as blood purifier and is very helpful in eradicating toxins from the blood. It also helps making our immune system very strong and efficient to fight against any foreign invasion.
Dental care- This keeps the teeth whiter and prevents gum problems. Neem is also used to treat bad breath, tooth decay, bleeding and sore gums and to prevent cavities. Hence, it is an important ingredient in a variety of oral care products sold worldwide.
Good for Digestion: Neem tea is an effective tonic for both indigestion and constipation because of the content of tict rasa. Eating neem will help get rid of intestinal worms, thus performing its role as a de-worming agent. It also eliminates the problem of acidity. It is highly recommended ...more
Answered by hena akhtar, 30 Nov '10 11:14 am

 
  
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Neem works as blood purifier. Consuming raw neem leaves or neem leaf powder help in eradicating toxins from the blood.
It helps in proper healing of wound, burns and injuries.
Neem is a natural cure for skin diseases. It also provides internal glow to the skin.
Neem helps our body to combat mild infections.
Neem also acts as a deworming agent.
Neem hair oil has proved its importance in treating of hair fall, dandruff, lice and early graying of hairs.
Neem is helpful in removing dark circles under the eyes.
Neem helps in treating diabetes.
Neem is helpful in constipation, indigestion and restoring taste of mouth.
Neem helps in maintaining proper secretions of liver etc.
Answered by Arshad Khan, 30 Nov '10 11:10 am

 
  
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Good germicide and antibiotic
Answered by thyagarajan mahadevan, 30 Nov '10 11:08 am

 
  
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Make cool our body and avoid all type of skin problems
Answered by ala, 30 Nov '10 11:07 am

 
  
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Good for health in many ways.
Answered by Surender Rao, 30 Nov '10 11:06 am

 
  
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In short few main benefits of neem are:
1. Good for Oral/Dental health
2. Eye and Ear infections
3. Neem has great antiseptic and anti-fungal properites, so can be used for infections and wounds.
4. Useful in hair care
5. works as mosquito repellent
Source: http://readanddigest.com/neem-mother-natures-drugstore/
Answered by Vivek Rajawat, 15 Feb '13 01:06 pm

 
  
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Used in India for thousands of years, neem is gaining recognition in the west for its many medicinal properties. Neem is anti fungal, anti-bacterial, antiviral, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. With so many health benefits, adding neem to your diet and daily skin care can improve health inside and out.

As an internal medicine used in Ayurvedic healing, the neem leaf rather than the neem oil is used. Neem oil pressed from the seeds can be used topically but should not be used internally. Traditionally, neem oil was mixed with coconut oil or shea butter and used as a skin cream. It is generally a good idea to dilute neem oil for topical application. Increasingly, specialized products containing neem are being introduced for skin care and skin ailments. Pregnant women should avoid neem; it has some contraceptive properties and may interfere with pregnancy. Neem leaves and teas are generally safe to consume, but tinctures and extractions should be avoided unless prescribed by a trained ...more
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Answered by merlynsam, 21 Feb '12 05:37 pm

 
  
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Well, to start with neem trees can cure any disease, halt the spreading of the desert, end poverty and stop global warming.

Think I'm kidding? I'm not. Ok, maybe simplifying and exaggerating a bit... But read on. The benefits of neem and neem oil are many and varied, and they are not all obvious.
Source: http://www.skincarebyalana.com/blog/
Answered by ninacook, 14 Mar '11 05:12 pm

 
  
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