Neem tree, also known as Azadirachta indica tree, is found in most parts of India. It grows well in sunny places. A traditional herb, the leaves and flowers are commonly used in India as it has several households, beauty and health benefits.
Neem leaves have antibacterial and many medicinal properties. Hence, the leaves are used to treat several ailments such as skin infections, stomach infections, cough and cold and fever.
Neem leaves have properties and chemicals that lower blood sugar. Hence, they are used to treat diabetic problems.
Neem leaves are often boiled and the solution used to wash the face to get rid of all types of blemishes on the face and other skin problem.
Regular use of neem oil helps to get rid of pimples and acne, leaving the skin flawless and radiant.
Owing to its anti-fungal and antibacterial properties, neem leaves are used as an insecticide and pest repellent. The leaves keep all types of insects and pests away. Hence, it is used to store things, even clothes safely. Neem leaves are also used as mosquito repellent.
Apart from the leaves, the bark, flowers, seeds and roots of the Neem tree are also said to have medicinal properties and are commonly used to treat even severe illnesses such as stomach ulcers, vision problem and leprosy.