Tree of the 21st Century Neem (Azadirachta indica)

Neem (Scientific name- Azadirachta indica) family-Meliaceae, is a native tree of India. The Neem tree is an incredible plant that has been declared the “Tree of the 21st Century” by the United Nations. The leaves, seeds, bark, fruits, twigs, gum, root and kernels of neem have medicinal properties. High concentration of active ingredients are present in oil and seed; they are present in lesser amounts in leaves and barks
Tree of the 21st Century Neem (Azadirachta indica)
Neem is used for a wide range of ailments, such as influenza, sore throat, common cold, fungal infections, skin diseases, malaria, and many more ailments. It is one of the the main ingredients in every blood purification formula, used in Ayurveda. It is present in diabetic formula. It is also used in arthritis, rheumatism, external and internal parasites, treatment of malaria etc. 

Source:
United Nations environment Programme Neem, 2012. "The UN’s tree of the 21st Century. Nairobi: United Nation’s Environment programme."
Available: http://www.unep.org/wed/tree-a-day/neem.asp
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