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What is importance of neem tree?

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Asked by narendra sharma, 07 Mar '13 05:31 pm
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Is there a part of the neem tree that hasnt been found useful? The wood, durable and resistant to insect attacks, has been used for everything from furniture to boat oars, from agricultural implements to drums and carved images. Like its relative mahogany, it takes on a good polish.

The young, tender branches have been widely used in India and other countries as chewing sticks to keep the teeth and gums clean and healthy. Commercial toothpastes containing neem extracts are now available in India, Europe, and the United States. Limited clinical trials have shown neem toothpaste to be a potential treatment for gingivitis. Neem branches are also placed in stored grain to repel insects.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 07 Mar '13 05:40 pm

 
  
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Is there a part of the neem tree that hasnt been found useful? The wood, durable and resistant to insect attacks, has been used for everything from furniture to boat oars, from agricultural implements to drums and carved images. Like its relative mahogany, it takes on a good polish.

The young, tender branches have been widely used in India and other countries as chewing sticks to keep the teeth and gums clean and healthy. Commercial toothpastes containing neem extracts are now available in India, Europe, and the United States. Limited clinical trials have shown neem toothpaste to be a potential treatment for gingivitis. Neem branches are also placed in stored grain to repel insects.
Answered by Quest, 09 Mar '13 10:50 am

 
  
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Neem twigs are used for brushing teeth in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. This practice is perhaps one of the earliest and most effective forms of dental care.
All parts of the tree (seeds, leaves, flowers and bark) are used for preparing many different medical preparations.
Neem oil is used for preparing cosmetics (soap, shampoo, balms and creams). Neem Oil is useful for skin care such as acne, and keeping skin elasticity.
Besides its use in traditional Indian medicine the neem tree is of great importance for its anti-desertification properties and possibly as a good carbon dioxide sink.
Practictioners of traditional Indian medicine recommend that patients suffering from Chicken Pox sleep on neem leaves.
Neem Gum is used as a bulking agent and for the preparation of special purpose food (those for diabetics).
Answered by iqbal seth, 08 Mar '13 10:40 am

 
  
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Answered by Masroor, 08 Mar '13 06:49 pm

 
  
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Neem twigs are used for brushing teeth in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. This practice is perhaps one of the earliest and most effective forms of dental care.
All parts of the tree (seeds, leaves, flowers and bark) are used for preparing many different medical preparations.
Neem oil is used for preparing cosmetics (soap, shampoo, balms and creams). Neem Oil is useful for skin care such as acne, and keeping skin elasticity.
Besides its use in traditional Indian medicine the neem tree is of great importance for its anti-desertification properties and possibly as a good carbon dioxide sink.
Practictioners of traditional Indian medicine recommend that patients suffering from Chicken Pox sleep on neem leaves.
Neem Gum is used as a bulking agent and for the preparation of special purpose food (those for diabetics).
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Answered by anil garg, 07 Mar '13 08:24 pm

 
  
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Neem has anti-bacterial properties that help in fighting against skin infections such as acne, psoriasis, scabies, eczema, etc. Neem extracts also help in treating diabetes, AIDS, cancer, heart disease, herpes, allergies, ulcers, hepatitis and several other diseases.


Neem leaves are used to treat chickenpox and warts by directly applying to the skin in a paste form or by bathing in water with neem leaves. In order to increase immunity of the body, neem leaves are also taken internally in the form of neem capsules or made into a tea. The tea is traditionally taken internally to reduce fever caused by malaria. This tea is extremely bitter. It is also used to soak feet for treating various foot fungi. It has also been reported to work against termites. In Ayurveda, neem leaves are used in curing neuromuscular pains. Neem leaves are also used in storage of grains
Answered by rajan, 07 Mar '13 06:36 pm

 
  
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Lot of uses,, mostly antifungal and antiobacterial
Answered by conviction, 07 Mar '13 05:41 pm

 
  
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A long tall tree (Azadirachta indica) generaly found in India, the tree is known as "Heal All","Divine Tree", "Nature's Drugstore", "Village Pharmacy" and "Panacea for all diseases". Products made from neem have proven medicinal properties, being antihelmintic, antifungal, antidiabetic, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-infertility.

hi, i believe that you're answer is really good, but i wanted to ask if this would be right "a product of the seeds of a tropical tree of the mahogany family, that disrupts reproduction in insects, used as an insecticide."
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 07 Mar '13 05:35 pm

 
  
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Do u know, it can make u impotent if u consume it more?
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 07 Mar '13 05:34 pm

 
  
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