Neem Products: Benefits and Uses

Neem is a tree native to the Indian subcontinent and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for its medicinal properties. Neem extracts and oil are known for their antibacterial, antifungal, and insecticidal properties.
Herbal remedy
Where to get
Neem products are available in health stores and online.
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Prepared by Shruti Sahoo, reviewed by Dr. Eugene Smith

Neem FAQ

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Does neem really work?

Most studies were only very small, and not all were properly documented. They need to be repeated with a lot more people. However, neem was clearly shown to be suitable when treating mouth infections and gingivitis. I also read many stories of people who reported absolutely amazing results by switching to an oral care regime using neem products.

What does neem stand for?

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What does a neem tree look like?

The leaves are sets of smaller leaves that grow in pairs up the stalk. They grow to about 20 to 40 centimeters and bow slightly downward. The Neem Trees produces both flowers and fruit. The flowers are small white hanging blooms that grow to 5 or 6 millimeters. The fruit is like a berry; it looks like a yellow colored olive.

What is a neem tree?

They write new content and verify and edit content received from contributors. neem, ( Azadirachta indica ), fast-growing tree of the mahogany family ( Meliaceae ), valued as a medicinal plant, as a source of organic pesticides, and for its timber. Neem is likely native to the Indian subcontinent and to dry areas throughout South Asia.

Is neem a Meliaceae?

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016; 2016: 7382506. Neem ( Azadirachta indica) is a member of the Meliaceae family and its role as health-promoting effect is attributed because it is rich source of antioxidant.

Is neem a natural herb?

Neem is a natural herb from the neem tree, other names for which include Azadirachta indica and Indian lilac. There are some potential health benefits of neem, but it is also possible for someone to have a neem allergy or sensitivity. The extract comes from the seeds of the tree and has many different traditional uses.

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