Neem tree is a evergreen and fast-growing tree which is extremely beneficial for humans and the environment. Neem has been used for more than 4,000 years due to its medicinal properties. The leaves and seeds are also used as a very effective biological pesticide in agriculture.
Neem leaf is used for leprosy, eye disorders, bloody nose, intestinal worms, stomach upset, loss of appetite, skin ulcers, diseases of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease), fever, diabetes, gum disease (gingivitis), and liver problems. The leaf is also used for birth control and to cause abortions.
Drinking neem juice on a regular basis will help you achieve a clean stomach and will improve your metabolism. Neem aids in the breakdown of body fat, which helps keep your weight in check. You can also make a concoction using neem, lemon and honey to further boost your metabolism.
Neem leaf powder purifies the blood, battles free radical damage, flushes out toxins, treats insect bites and cures ulcers. Furthermore, the powerful anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties of neem leaf powder facilitates in treating worm infestation, burns, skin disorders and triggers the immune system.
Neem tea is typically served hot. About 1 teaspoon should be used per 1 cup of 200-degree water (simmering but not boiling) and steeped for 5 to 10 minutes. It can also be chilled and served cold. Neem tea leaves are frequently blended with black or green tea or herbs and spices like cinnamon.
Neem can even out your skin tone. The antioxidants in neem are beneficial for reducing melanin production of your skin, which helps to even out your skin tone. It also reduces the dark spots, blemishes and any kind of redness on your skin.
Neem leaf has been reported to exert anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant effects. The purpose of this study was to investigate the protective effects of neem leaf extract against cigarette smoke and lipopolysaccharide induced pulmonary inflammation.
Neem is possibly unsafe when taken by mouth in large doses or for long periods of time. It might harm the kidneys and liver. When applied to the skin: Neem leaf extract gel is possibly safe when applied inside the mouth for up to 6 weeks. Neem oil or cream is possibly safe when applied to the skin for up to 2 weeks.
Neem helps boost your immune system while cooling down your body internally. It possesses both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties that help keep your skin clean, radiant and healthy. Neem also has blood-purifying properties.
You can use neem water on your hair to get rid of dandruff and it is a very easy to make mixture. All you need are some neem leaves and one litre of water. Boil some water and add neem leaves to it. Keep it an entire night.
Using neem water as a skin toner regularly will help in clearing acne, scars, pigmentation and blackheads. Boil about 20 neem leaves in half a litre of water till the leaves are soft and discoloured, and the water turns green. Strain and store in a bottle. Dip a cotton-ball into it and wipe your face.
The anti-bacterial properties of neem have a positive impact on any pimples or black/whiteheads. The harmful effects of bacteria that cause these breakouts are nullified by the anti-inflammatory properties of neem. Mild skin problems like rashes, irritation, burns and infections can also be healed with this herb.
Neem is best known for its anti-aging properties. Due to its antioxidant properties, neem protects the skin from harmful UV rays, pollution and other environmental factors. The vitamins and fatty acids in neem improve and maintain the elasticity of the skin, reduce wrinkles and fine lines.
Applying it on those strained muscles during your periods and you will feel the difference within no time. Grind 8-10 neem leaves and add a bit of water to make a paste. Consume this paste with a cup of buttermilk. Both as topical and oral medicine, neem leaves act as an excellent pain-reliever.
Neem is amazing! It not only helps in controlling pregnancy, but also protects vaginal infections and thwarts sexually transmitted diseases. It has antiviral, antibiotic and immune boosting properties. The root of this plant is extremely effective for birth control.
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