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The Neem is a tropical evergreen tree related to Mahogany. Native to India it also grows in most of Southeast Asia and West Africa. Fast growing and long lived it is reported to grow up to 20 feet in three years and live up to 200 years. The fruit of the Neem tree looks a lot like an olive. The flesh surrounds a seed that contains one or several kernels.
Used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for more than 4000 years, the benefits of Neem were referred to in ancient Sanskrit writings and were used to treat a wide range of ailments due to its extensive healing properties. Recent research has discovered over 150 active substances in Neem which lends support to its traditional therapeutic uses, particularly those affecting the respiratory system and skin.
Organic Neem capsules are used to treat upper-respiratory ailments including coughs, colds and allergies and may work by relaxing the muscles surrounding the lungs; it also reduces inflammation by modulating immune response. Neem is used either as an antiviral agent reportedly preventing or limiting viral infections or as an anti-inflammatory for pain relief and to decrease fever. In India it is used to fight malaria.
Organic Neem has more useful non-wood properties than any other tree and its products are useful in agriculture, industrial products, soaps, and medicine. Today researchers are saying that Neem may be the “wonder tree” due to its multitude of properties.
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