Neem (Azadirachta indica)

Azadirachta indica, commonly known as neem, nimtree or Indian lilac, is a tree in the mahogany family Meliaceae. It is one of two species in the genus Azadirachta, and is native to the Indian subcontinent.

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Known to be a sacred plant, neem tree is packed with myriad medicinal benefits. This is the reason, why every part of this plant namely leaves, flowers and twig is used in the preparation of Ayurvedic medicines. Although bitter in taste, neem can be used to prevent and treat various health conditions.

 

Maintains your blood sugar levels

Did you know that neem acts as an excellent natural aid to control your diabetes? Neem leaves lower your blood sugar levels by enhancing insulin receptor sensitivity. Additionally they improve blood circulation by dilating the blood vessels. These leaves also help in providing better blood sugar control by lowering your dependence anti-diabetic drugs.

Aids in cancer treatment

Neem Leaf Glycoprotein or NLGP, a purified form of protein from neem leaves, inhibits growth of tumour cells. Instead of targeting the cancer cells directly, this protein modulates the immune cells present in the cancer environment and blood. This in turn restricts further growth of the tumour thereby playing a key role in the treatment of cancer.

How to use: As neem is packed with medicinal properties, consuming neem juice early in the morning eliminates toxins from the body. This not only helps in treatment of cancer but also helps  prevents you from cancer.

 

Is effective against skin problems

If you are suffering from acne, wrinkles, skin pigmentation, black heads, dry skin and other skin infections, then there s one single remedy that might help you out to deal with every skin problem neem leaves. As these leaves are known to posses antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties, they soothe irritation and reduce inflammation.

Helps with circulation

Neem leaves support the circulatory system by dilating blood vessels and improving blood circulation. And this herbs is also known lower a high heart rate and control high blood pressure.