Common Name: Margosa
Botanical Name: Azadirachta indica
Active Agents: Alkaloids and liminoids, including azadirachitin, gedunin, nimbin, nimbidin, nimbinene desacetylnimbinase, nimbandial, nimbolide and quercentin
Uses of Neem
Pimples: Mix neem powder, red sandalwood powder and curd in equal proportions. Apply the paste on the affected area.
Wound healer: Make a paste out of the neem leaves and turmeric. Dab it on your wounds or insect bites for fast healing.
Dandruff: Neem powder used in hair masks or massage with neem oil can help get rid of dandruff.
Diabetes: 10 neem leaves chewed daily in morning controls diabetes.
Cavities: Use a neem twig as a toothbrush to protect your teeth from decay.