Neem

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Botanical Name Azadirachta indica
Family Meliaceae
Origin India
Description Neem is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 20 meters tall. It has a straight trunk, spreading branches, and a dense, round canopy of leaves. The leaves are compound and each leaflet is pointed and serrated. The small, white flowers are fragrant and borne in clusters. The fruit is a green drupe with a hard seed inside.
Parts Used The leaves, bark, flowers, and seeds of the neem tree are all used in Ayurveda.
Dose The recommended dosage of neem varies depending on the form of the preparation and the condition being treated. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional for guidance.

Ayurveda Features

Formulations(Yog) Neem is commonly used in Ayurvedic formulations such as neem oil, neem soap, neem toothpaste, and neem capsules.
Anti-Dote (Nivaran Dravya) There is no specific anti-dote for neem toxicity. In case of overdose or toxicity, supportive care should be provided.
Ayurvedic Properties Guna (Quality): light, dry
Rasa (Taste): bitter, astringent
Virya (Potency): cooling
Vipak (Metabolism): pungent
Prabhav (Impact): krimighna (antimicrobial)
Other Names Sanskrit: Nimba, Arishta
Hindi: Neem, Nim
Assamese: Nigoru
Bengali: Nim
Kannada: Bevu
Malayalam: Veppu
Manipuri: Yenam
Marathi: Kadunimb
Oriya: Nimba
Telegu: Vepa

 

Properties

Distribution Neem is native to the Indian subcontinent and can be found in many tropical regions around the world.
Pharmacognosy Neem contains a variety of bioactive compounds such as azadirachtin, nimbin, nimbidin, nimbinin, nimbidol, and gedunin, which exhibit antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties.
Cultivation Neem is grown in tropical and subtropical regions and is well adapted to a range of soils. It is commonly grown from seed and can be propagated from cuttings.
Physical Constituents Neem contains a variety of physical constituents such as protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.
Chemical Constituents Neem contains a variety of bioactive compounds such as azadirachtin, nimbin, nimbidin, nimbinin, nimbidol, and gedunin.

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