NEEM (AZADIRACHTAINDICA) AND ITS POTENTIAL FOR SAFEGUARDING HEALTH, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF DISEASES
Matrix Science Medica (MSM)
Author: Munazza Shareef, Muhammad Sohail Akhtar
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Neem (Azadirachtaindica) is belong to family Meliaceae and it is it is rich source of antioxidant. It has been widely used in medicines of Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Unani prescriptions overall particularly in Indian Subcontinent in the treatment and counteractive action of different maladies. From various parts of neem, 140 different mixtures can be made. All parts of the neem tree-leaves, blossoms, seeds, organic products, roots and bark have been utilized customarily for the treatment of aggravation, contaminations, fever, skin ailments and dental issue. The therapeutic utilities have been portrayed particularly for neem leaf. Neem leaf and its constituents have been shown to display immunomodulatory, calming, antihyperglycaemic, antiulcer, antimalarial, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, cell reinforcement, antimutagenic and anticarcinogenic properties. This survey abridges the extensive variety of pharmacological uses of neem leaf.