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What are the Benefits of Neem (Azadirachta indica)?

What is Azadirachta Indica or Neem Tree and its uses?

Azadirachta indica, Neem

Neem or Azadirachta indica has a high moral value in the Ayurvedic world. It prevents dozens of infections and is a cure for numerous diseases. That's the reason you find so many neem trees swaying in Indian homes, this medicinal tree has been providing benefits since ages. It always remain ever green in all seasons. It is the perfect example of natural ailments and their cures. The whole tree provides different benefits to us. In lots of different medicines are made from its bark, the leaves produce different medicines, flowers are beneficial to different ones. The use of its leaves is done to do the treatment of Vata disorder or neuromuscular pains. It also helps in cleans the blood, controls the free radicals that are always working to damage the body. It also works wonders to any sort of skin problem and destroys the virus that causes infection and boosts immune system, also helps in speedy recovery.

Its can be used to cure Cough, Constipation, Diabetes, Gastric ulcers, Indigestion, Periodontal disease, Urinary tract infection and Asthma. Besides that it appears to lower inflammation from the body, terminating pain, boosts liver health, shields the heart and encourages the immune system. Some scientific studies were done on this tree and was found that it did had some benefits. All its parts like roots, bark, leaves, fruits, flowers and seeds do provide some benefits. Without any ado, let's discuss in detail:

What are its advantages in using its Twigs for Oral Hygiene?

If you stay in India, you find many people chewing neem twigs early in the morning, especially in the rural areas, where you rarely find a dentist. This has been going on since centuries. The twigs are used as an one day toothbrush. It bestows many benefits like it combats with germs, maintain the alkaline level in your saliva, keeps the bacteria away, cures swollen gums, gives your teeth a shine and whitens them. The twig scatters into threads, like bristles and are used to drive away and prevent further plaque. The neem twig works as a dentist and takes care of your jaw line.

The bark of a neem tree is used in many toothpastes and toothpowders. It has the anti-bacterial features that can be used for dentistry for healing gingival troubles and maintain a solid oral health in a natural way.

How can it be used to heal Dreadful Diseases?

Lots of ghastly diseases like viral infections, hepatitis, cancer and malaria are cured by neem. It has a major effect on periodontal pathogens. Many conventional uses are discussed in various medical fields now-a-days. Neem never allows the cancer cells to grow, it snubs the cancer angiogenesis, restores the cellular reduction enhances the immune system to produce healthy enzymes kill cancer cells. Neem never effects any other cells that our body has, just terminates the cancer cells. Neem extracts sensitize cancer cells to radiotherapy and immunotherapy.

What are the Benefits of Neem Oil?

Neem oil is extracted from neem seeds has many medicinal features. That's the reason why it is used in many beauty products like soaps, beauty creams, hair oil, hand wash etc. It can heal numerous skin diseases and is an amazing mosquito repellent. Dry its leaves and burn them and the area near you becomes absolutely mosquito free. Small toddlers are made to drink its juice as a cure all. It cures all their health problems. It being an Ayurvedic medicine, it can protect other plants too. You can also treat your acne and pimples instantly, as an overnight remedy. Take 2, 3 drops of neem oil and dilute it with water. Apply it on the area that is infected by acne with your hands. Massage it for 5 minutes and go to sleep. It will absorb the bumps caused by acne and pimples. Keep repeating this procedure for 3, 4 days, for preventing them from coming back. Neem oil nourishes your skin, moisturizes it, stops irritation & itching, reduces wrinkles and helps in reducing aging. This oil also makes the hair grow stronger and bouncy. It is a cure for dandruff too.

How was it used in the Past and Present to make your Body Fit & Fine?

Its conventional use was to make the patients of chicken pox to sleep over neem's leaves and get a cure. Its various parts are used to keep diabetes under control. Its roots can be decocted to find a cure for fever. Its leaf extract is used to heal malaria. It keeps all the insects, pests, bugs, ticks and mites at bay. Neem tree can be used to combat sexual diseases like herpes, candidiasis and gonorrhea. The swelling and the pain in the joints can also be treated with the extract of neem tree. Neem can be used to pacify Pitta and Kapha doshas in human body. Due to its excellent features it pacify the Vatta dosha. It creates a best balance among all 3 doshas.

Neem is the best natural tree to purify human blood and strengthens the blood vessels, so that the blood flow remains normal. Its capsules melts all hindrances from the blood vessels. These also reduce the cholesterol level, thus protecting any heart disease. It has a strong reason to fight with gram positive and gram negative bacteria.

Where can you get Authentic Neem Products?

There are various products that are absolutely herbal and has an organic neem tree extracts at Planet Ayurveda. This clinic is taken care by a highly qualified Ayurvedic doctor. He and his spouse keeps an eagle eye on the production of all medicines that are prepared here. You can click on the web sight of and can order from any corner of this globe. Neem or Azadirachta indica is the remedy for all these disorders and if you start using it now, will certainly prevent you from various infections.


It is available in 4 different ways:-

  • Powder - 3 to 6 gms per day
  • Juice - 10 to 20ml per day
  • Decoction - 50 to 100ml per day
  • Capsules - 2 capsules twice a day after meals, with plain water.

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