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neem

A tropical wonder tree, popular in India and Pakistan. Grows to 50 ft (16m), likes warmth. Can grow indoors in very large pots, 10 gallon minimum. All parts are used -seeds, leaves, flowers, bark. Tea is made from leaves and branches for clearing skin problems, controlling high blood pressure, cleaning the blood, contains substances used as spermicides, fungicides, anti-viral. Used against malaria. Branches are chewed to clean teeth. Helps keep insects away. Leaves placed in closets and cupboards keeps clothes from being moth eaten. Antibacterial successfully used against staphylococcus and salmonella. Neem oil is very popular for head lice and psoriasis. Pain reliever, anti-inflammatory. Fruits are used for urinary diseases, piles, intestinal worms, leprosy. Tea is bitter but very popular for health qualities. Tender shoots and flowers are eaten as a vegetable. Some of the things neem is used for are- wounds, burns, sprains, bruises, earache, headache, fever, sore throat, food poisoning, shingles, colds, flu, hepatitis, mononucleosis, fungal infections, yeast infections, sexually transmitted diseases, acne, skin diseases, heart diseases, blood disorders, kidney problems, digestive problems, ulcers, periodontal diseases, nerve disorders, malaria, fatigue, and a host of others. It is being closely studied for use in battling AIDS, cancer, diabetes, allergies, and as birth control for both men and women. Because Neem is so strong, it’s recommended to take for 2 weeks, then not for one week, then 2 weeks etc.
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The stringent regulations, particularly in the UK, the U.S., Italy, and Spain, are encouraging the cultivation of fruits and vegetables organically, which has promoted the use of neem extracts in fertilizers and pesticides.
Oral health: Neem's anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties can help solve many tooth related problems.
Even within traditional Indian medicine, the neem tree and its by-products hold a special place.
The criteria to choose of varying percent of Neem and that was based on antibacterial activity of Neem; therefore, in order to determine the maximum antibacterial activity we used different concentration of Neem extracts.
The anti-inflammatory properties of neem make it incredibly useful for intestinal health as it soothes the entire digestive system.
However, there was no such decrease in mean total number of convulsions in the test groups which received 200, 400, and 800 mg/kg of neem root extract.
For inhibition studies, Neem derived saponins were purchased from local market in Pakistan (United chemicals, Anarkali, Lahore), which were further purified by extraction with butanol.
'Neem being the indigenous variety with highest chances to survive in local environment must be the preferred choice,' he told the concerned officials.
The synergistic effect of mixtures of neem (ethanol) plus crown flower (acetone), neem (ethanol) plus oleander (acetone), and neem (ethanol) plus sweet sop (ethanol) extracts on A.
Una de estas alternativas la representa el uso de las hojas del arbol de neem (Azadirachta indica).
Conclusions: concluded so that the addition of Neem at rate of 2g/kg had a positive role to improve ND and IBD immunity and the qualities of productivity and physiological for broiler chicks.