Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2018)
A review on medicinal properties of neem (Azadirachta indica)
Vikash Sharma and Vaquil
Neem is the most useful traditional medicine as a source of many therapeutic agents in the Indian culture and grows well in the tropical and semi-tropical countries. In indigenous system of medicine, every part of neem tree is used, viz. bark, leaves, fruits, seeds and extracts. Its extracts have antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anthelmintic, antiallergic, anti-dermatic and anti-inflammatory properties. Neem is also termed as “free tree of India”, “wonder tree”, “Nature’s drug store”, Village dispensary”, “Divine tree”, “heal all” and “Panacea of all Diseases”. In modern era, special emphasis should be on control of diseases of human as well as animals using non-toxic herbal products. There is lot of scope for the better utilization of this wonder plant.
How to cite this article:
Vikash Sharma, Vaquil. A review on medicinal properties of neem (Azadirachta indica). Pharma Innovation 2018;7(4):648-650.