Utkarsh U. Bhamare, Yogesh S. Mali, Azam Z. Shaikh
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Utkarsh U. Bhamare*, Yogesh S. Mali*, Azam Z. Shaikh
Department of Pharmacognosy, VEW `S Ahinsa Institute of Pharmacy, Dondaicha - 425408, Dist. Dhule, Maharastra India.
Volume - 12,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2020
Neem (Azadirachta indica) is a member of the Meliaceae family. It serves as the Health-promoting Effect because it is rich source of Anti-oxidant. Neem is very important medicinal plant which is used to treat different diseases in Unani System of Medicine as well as traditional system of medicine (Ayurveda, Homeopathic Chinese and European ‘Materia Medica’). It is fast growing popular tree found in Africa, America and especially Indian subcontinent. Neem is considering harmless to humans, animals, and birds and has been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency. All parts of the neem tree- leaves, flowers, seeds, fruits, roots and bark have been used traditionally for the treatment of inflammation, infections, fever, skin diseases and dental disorders. Azadirachtin and other active ingredients in the neem seed have insecticidal properties. Neem has been extensively used in Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathic medicine. It contains many medicinal values and some biological activities like use in treatment of anti-allergic, anti-dermatic, anti-viral, anti-malarial, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. It helps in the strong immunity and used in some inflammatory skin disorders. It has rightly been called as a “Single Solution to A Thousand Problems”.
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Utkarsh U. Bhamare, Yogesh S. Mali, Azam Z. Shaikh. Neem: As a Natural Medicine. Res. J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochem. 2020; 12(4):245-255. doi: 10.5958/0975-4385.2020.00041.2
Utkarsh U. Bhamare, Yogesh S. Mali, Azam Z. Shaikh. Neem: As a Natural Medicine. Res. J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochem. 2020; 12(4):245-255. doi: 10.5958/0975-4385.2020.00041.2 Available on: https://rjpponline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2020-12-4-10
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