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neem

(nēm) Azadirachta indica, a large evergreen tree having antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, and antimalarial activity; long used medicinally for a wide variety of indications.

neem (nēm′),

n Latin name:
Azadirachta indica; parts used: all parts of plant; uses: in Ayurveda, balances kapha and pitta doshas (bitter, astringent, light, pungent), astringent, antimalarial, anxiolytic, CNS depressant, hepatoprotective, immunomodulator, antiinflammatory, antipyretic, purgative, anthelmintic, dental care, antiseptic, insecticide, diabetes mellitus, contraceptive; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children. Also called
holy tree, Indian lilac, margosa, neem treenim, or
nimba.

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For instance, when I was growing up, it was under the Neem tree that we learnt how to play the games that taught us how to cope with the vicissitudes of life.
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Called shirish in Oman, the neem tree despite having multiple uses including antiseptic qualities it is mainly planted as a tree for shade.
In Kenya, interest started being shown in the Neem tree for commercial and industrial potential in 1980's and has been sustained [20].
Pakistan, May 30 -- The neem tree is familiar for the people of the subcontinent since hundreds of years because of the wide range utility of this valuable plant.
Neem oil is a versatile natural vegetable oil extracted from the neem tree (Azadirachta indica), a renewable resource native to eastern India and Myanmar.
The Sanskrit name of the neem tree is 'Arishtha' meaning 'reliever of sickness' and hence is considered as 'Sarbaroganibarini' (Biswas et al.
The neem tree Azadirachta indica A Juss and other meliaceous plants: sources of unique natural products for integrated pest management, medicine, industry, and other purposes.
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