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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.