The bitter and astringent by-products of the neem tree have been used for centuries for the potential to help support symptoms of inflammations, fevers, skin problems, and gum health. It also an extremely effective and environmentally friendly agricultural spray against insects. The bark, leaves, and seeds of the neem tree are all used for their anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and astringent actions on the body. The bodily systems that most benefit the healthy actions of neem include the skin, the lungs and the colon. Neem contains terpenoids such as the azadirachtins, triterpenoid bitters, tannins, flavonoids, and various other compounds.
Neem seed oil can be used to help support a wide variety of skin problems. An extract of the leaves and bark has powerful disinfectant activity with little or no toxicity. It is can be taken internally as a disinfectant.The branches of the tree are chewed and used to clean the teeth and support and avoid gum inflammation. An extract of the leaves and bark is used in agriculture as one of the most promising natural substances to help control insects. When sprayed directly onto the plants and ground, the non-toxic protective property seems to become systemic in the plant and continues its effects for some time after.
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