Neem Nimba

Neem; Azadirachta indica also known as margose tree is one of the best healer for wounds and useful in skin diseases.
Neem improves eye sight and corrects metabolism so useful in diabetes mellitus. It also minimizes the complications of diabetes. Neem is a cardiac rejuvenating Ayurveda herb and useful in arrhythmic conditions. 

Effect on Doshas

Useful in diseases induced by kapha and pitta.  

Ayurvedic Pharmacology of Neem

RasaGuna Virya Vipaka
Tikta, Kashaya LaghuSheeta Katu
  • Tikta property of Neem reduces the kapha from respiratory.
  • Oil and the bark and leaf extracts have been therapeutically used as folk medicine to control leprosy, intestinal helminthiasis, respiratory disorders, constipation and also as a general health promoter.
  • Neem  use for the treatment of rheumatism, chronic syphilitic sores and indolent ulcer has also been evident. Neem oil finds use to control various skin infections.
  • Bark, leaf, root, flower and fruit together cure blood morbidity, biliary afflictions, itching, skin ulcers, burning sensations and pthysis.
  • Bark is cathartic and emetic.
  • Flowers and leaves are emmenagogue and resolvent. 
  • Root-bark  is  bitter,  emetic  and  anthelmintic;  in  large  doses  it  is narcotic. So the root bark is used in various decoctions, as an anthelmintic formulation  for  children  in  low  doses.
  • Leaves  are  anthelmintic,  anti-lithiac, diuretic,  and  emmenagogue;  their  decoction  is  astringent  and  stomachic.
  • Bark is a good bitter tonic, astringent and antiperiodic. It is said to contain  a  resinous  bitter  principle  and  usually  prescribed  in  the  form  of  a tincture or an infusion. It is also regarded as beneficial in malarial fever. 
  • Neem bark also is considered useful in the skin diseases. Nimbidin gargle has beenfound  to  be  effective  in  bleeding  gums  and  pyorrhea  etc. 
  • It’s bark  is refrigerant and anthelmintic.  It is useful in some slight cases of intermittent fever and general debility. Bark has properties to cure ulcers, inflammation, and  good  for  leprosy,  blood  complaints  and  urinary  discharges.  
  • Neem bark is mixed with juice of rhizome of Motha (Cyperus rotundus) and Kemu (Costus  specious),  decoction  of  this  is  an  effective  remedy  for  jaundice.  
  • Oil has been shown to possess activity by selectively activating the cell-mediated immune mechanisms to elicit an enhanced response to subsequent mitogenic or antigenic challenge.
Best Recommended Uses
Neem powder is very useful in skin diseases, different cancers and diseases related to impurities in blood. 
Doses and Useful Parts
Dose for Bark Powder/ Leaves Powder is 2-4gm; for Juice of leaves 10-20 ml and for Neem; Oil is 5-10 drops 


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In name of Ayurveda centers and hospitals, resorts are common. And this dragged Ayurveda to a category of relaxation and spa only. This is the reason, Ayurveda pendulum between spa and hotels. Hospitals are not common in Ayurveda.

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