Neem – Azadirachta indica

An Overview, Dermatological Uses, Side effects and Risk factors Family: Meliaceae Latin name: Azadirachta indica Charaka samhita: कण्डूघ्न, तिक्तस्कन्ध English name: Margosa Hindi name: Neem Taste: Bitter, Astringent Nature: Cold Parts used: Whole tree Description: It is an evergreen tree that grows upto 20 M. It grows in tropical climate. Phytochemical constituents: Azadirachtin, Nimbin, Nimbidin, Nimbidol, Calcium, Iron, Chlorophyll, Oxalic acid, Quercetin, Stearic acid, Sterols, Triterpenoids, Thiamine, Vitamin A, Vitamin C. Mode of action: Kapha Pitta shamak Blood purifier Antiseptic, Astringent, Wound healingRead more about Neem – Azadirachta indica[…]