Name - निम्बः

Botanical name - Azadirachta indica

 

 

Description - This is Azadirachta indica Of the family Meliaceae. It is called as neem tree commonly.

Chemical Constituents- Seed oil contains margosic acid. All parts contain bitter principles, nimbin. Nimbidin and nimbinin. Nimbidin contains sulphur. Flowers Contain a sterol- nimbosperol.

Use - All parts Of the tree are medicinal. In general, these are bitter, tonic, astringent, antiperiodic, antiseptic, anthelmintic and Insecticidal, often used in skin diseases. 

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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