Neem or Indian Lilac: the miraculous herbal plant
Neem or Indian Lilac, that is familiarly known as Neem has been an essential part of Ayurveda for the benefits related with it.
It is a miraculous herb that is usually available, throughout the year and has many profits that only a few natural products can provide. For its numerous advantages, it is called the village pharmacy.
Neem has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic possession. This article is aimed at the Introduction, Cultivation Process, and Description of this miraculous neem tree.
Next, there will be further discussion about the herbal benefits and various products that are made from the neem trees.
The Binominal name of Neem is Azadirasta indica. It is a member of Meliaceae family. It is from the genus of Azadirachta. Etymologically the name neem is a Hindi as well as Bangla word which is derived from Sanskrit Nimba. In English, it also called Margosa.
How to look at
Neem or Indian Lilac: The miraculous herbal plant grows more than 50 feet high. It is a woody plant. We can call it is a cousin of Mahogany.
A grown-up tree can be 100 inches on round-width. Its leaves are small. They are usually 1 to 2 inches long and 2 to 3 cm wide.
The edge of the leaves are curved in design. Neem tree is an evergreen tree. So the leaves always remain green except in the time of drought.
Where found Neem
The miraculous herbal tree is originated from the Indian subcontinent and can be found massively in India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Srilanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and many other countries of Asia. In the 19th century, Neem has been introducing to South Africa. There is a record of controlling malaria in Ghana by this tree.
There are 50,000 plants in Saudi Arabia that have been planted by a philanthropic person named Ziaur Rahman, the formal president of Bangladesh.
Now this tree spreads all over the world where there is a summer based climate. In the Caribbean, In Miami, Florida this tree spreads its leaves by standing happily. This tree has now become a popular tree in desert areas like Shahara.
The tree does not have access to go to every land. But there is hardly any area where the product of this tree can not be found.
How to Cultivate Neem
It is easy to cultivate a Neem Tree. In the tropical area, these trees grow up wildly without any care. The rainy season is the best time for planting neem trees. You can get the Neem fruits, collect its strong seed and plant it infertile land.
After coming up with the green tender leaves, water the plant every morning or in the evening. Make sure that the tree is getting sun rays regularly. So select a sunny place for its plantation.
History of the uses of Neem
Neem or Indian Lilac, the miraculous herbal plant, has a great mythological history. In Hinduism, there have been a lot of descriptions of Neem. About 4500 years ago, there was the use of this herbal tree. This news has been gotten from Sushruta Samhita the oldest herbal book.
In Mohenjo Daro and Harappathere was the proof of using this tree.
Products of Neem
There are several precious products of the Neem or Indian Lilac. We can use them for different purposes. People of India use it from their wake up to their go to bed. They start their day by brushing their teeth with Neem twigs. They sleep by spreading their leaves on their bed so that they can be saved from bugs.
Different types of Neem medicines and Cosmetics also are available in the stores. There are different types of usages of Neem products too. The most common products are Neem oil, Neem leaves, Neem Vegetables boost, Neem Soap, Neem Face wash, Neem Pesticide, Neem anti lies shampoo, etc.
We obviously will discourse in detail how you can make Neem oil or other herbal products from the tree. We will also discuss the benefits of Neem as an herbal property. So keep your eyes on our page.
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