Neem, which is rich in natural antioxidants, is traditionally known to be a very effective blood purifier. It detoxifies the blood removing the harmful toxins that disrupt functioning of vital parts like liver and kidney. Neem also helps promote blood circulation by supporting healthy dilatation of blood vessels. Regular intake has also been useful in controlling high blood sugar and regulating blood pressure.
What are the synonyms of Neem?
Neem is also known as Azadirachta indica, Margosa Tree, Neem Tree, Indian Lilac, Picumardah, Aristah, Picumandah, Prabhadrah, Nim, Nimgaachh, Leemado, Turakbevu, Huchchabevu, Chikkabevu, Veppu, Aryaveppu, Aaruveppu, Kadunimba, Nimb, Neemo, Vempu, Veppu, Vemu, Vepa.
Benefits of Neem
Toxins in blood leads to under-performance of various organs and develops symptoms of allergies, fatigue, headaches, etc. Along with antibacterial and antifungal properties, neem also has blood purifying properties. It detoxifies the blood removing the harmful toxins that disrupt functioning of vital parts like liver and kidney.
Neem boosts the immune system helping the body’s ability to fight all kinds of infections. Neem helps boost your immune system while cooling down your body internally. It helps clear toxins and impurities from the blood leaving you with a strengthened immune system.
Neem is known to support healthy digestion. The anti-inflammatory properties of Neem can help prevent stomach and intestinal problems. Neem helps remove discomfort; anti inflammatory properties of neem provide relief to those suffering from stomach infections.
Supports Skin & Hair Health
Neem has blood purifying properties that cleanse blood, help reduce toxin levels and lower skin problems like acne, eczema, and skin rash. It is also used to reduce the symptoms of psoriasis, eczema, and ringworm infection. Neem is also good for your hair as its antibacterial and antifungal. It also helps fight hair fall and promotes hair growth.
Neem has the property of Tikta (Bitter) and Kashaya (Astringent). It works as a blood purifier and controls various skin problems.
Prevents Worm infections
A substance known as Azadirachtin present in Neem leaves might lower the risk of parasitic worms due to its antihelminthic (a group of antiparasitic drugs) property. It suppresses the activity of parasites and helps in its removal from the body.
Neem has the property of Tikta (bitter) and Krimihar and works as an anti-worm to prevent the growth of worms in the body.
Controls Stomach ulcers
Studies state that Neem has anti-inflammatory properties. It might lower the risk of gastric ulcers by reducing the level of gastric acid secretion and increasing the level of gastric mucus.
Neem helps to lower the risk of an ulcer due to its Ropan (healing), Sita (cold), and Kashaya (astringent) effect.
Yes, Neem leaves might help improve liver function. It is a rich source of antioxidants which help protect the liver against damage by certain substances (free radicals). This also helps in effective blood purification. Thus, Neem rejuvenates the liver and improves its function.
Neem bark contains anti-inflammatory compounds that decrease the acid-forming enzymes as well as the gastric acid secretion. Thus, Neem helps to reduce gastric acid damage. Neem extract also helps increase the level of gastric mucus, which helps prevent gastric ulcers.
Neem inhibits certain enzymes that help digest carbohydrates. The inhibition of these enzymes significantly reduces the increase of blood sugar after meals. This helps in the management of blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Neem might control various skin infections like eczema, scabies, ringworm, and maggot-infested wounds due to its antimicrobial property. Neem also has an antioxidant property that helps prevent cell damage and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Neem has Kashya (Astringent) and Ropan (Healing) qualities, which help manage skin infections.
Neem has good antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It inhibits the growth of acne-causing bacteria and reduces the redness and pain around acne.
Neem helps to reduce excessive oil from the skin due to its Ruksha (dry) property. It also reduces pain and inflammation of skin acne due to its Kshaya (Astringent) and Sita (Cold) nature.
Neem might be useful in psoriasis due to its anti-inflammatory property.
Neem reduces the redness and inflammation in psoriasis due to its Ropan (healing) and Kshaya (astringent) properties.
Neem might be useful in lowering the risk of dental plaque due to its antimicrobial property. Neem’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties help reduce toothache and improve gum health.
Neem might lower the risk of eye problems like night blindness and conjunctivitis due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-histaminic properties.
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of Neem during pregnancy as it may cause a miscarriage. In some cases, Neem might cause vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, and skin allergies if taken more than the recommended dosage.
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