The Ayurvedic Healing Herb- Neem!!

The word neem always brings that bitter taste in the mouth. It is true that neem has some different taste which is not appreciated by many but the think which needs to be appreciated is the healing quality this herb has. The herb is basically found in India and Burma. Since several centuries Neem has been used for the health problems like inflammation, dental health, infections as well as skin issues. Still people ignore the healing properties it offers to the society.

Some of the different healing abilities are discussed below:

  • Neem is used for several skin products which help in the issues of acne, psoriasis and eczema.
  • The leaves as well as twigs of neem has always been used for chewing to keep the teeth clean, help the gums and act as an antibacterial. Neem is still favoured against any toothpaste in several areas of India.
  • Neem is added in several hygiene products such as soaps, shampoos, etc. it helps the skin to exfoliate and keep the scalp healthy along with hair and eliminate the dandruff issues.
  • Neem is used in body as well as hair oils to keep the skin and hair healthy.
  • The water of the boiled neem leaves act as a disinfectant and antibacterial, hence it is used to wash the wounds of the body.

Apart from above given abilities, there are several other benefits of adding Neem in your home. Some of those benefits include:

  • Dental- In case of dental health, several research papers have proved that neem extracts do not only keep the tooth and gum strong but also reduces the chances of tooth decay. As per the studies it eliminates the bacteria which is responsible in creating cavities if used regularly.
  • First Care: Keep Neem oil, leaves, etc. is more than sufficient for your first aid box in the corner. Ayurveda says neem has healing powers, it is antiviral as well as antibacterial. Hence it helps in the cases of cuts, wounds, burns, sprains, bruises, aches, fever, etc. It can help in most of the daily health issues any of us face.
  • Neem is always preferred to eliminate the microorganisms that are responsible for several kinds of diseases including infections in a human body. As per research, “It is antimicrobial against food-borne pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus/pyogenes, E. coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Bacillus cereus, and Salmonella.” It is also used in some of the common diseases like malaria, cholera, etc.
  • As we said earlier neem also helps to enhance the beauty of your skin and keep your hair healthy. As per Ayurveda, Neem oil, soap or powder can be used to keep the skin healthy and away from issues like inflammation, psoriasis, etc. it also keeps the dryness and wrinkles at bay if used regularly.
  • As we stated earlier neem has a bitter taste with a pungent smell. Bitter herbs possess digestive benefits if used in the proper form and manner. It also helps in detoxification of the body.
  • A lot of people still don’t know that neem is a great source of cleansing the blood as well as remove toxins while offering antioxidant support. It helps in strengthening the immune system of the body.