Over 75% of Ayurvedic remedies contain Neem. The tree grows well in subtropical regions of the world including here in West Palm Beach. Every part of the tree can be used – the bark, leaves, and the seeds. Traditionally neem has been uses for a variety of therapeutic purposes.

  1. Diabetes.

  2. Eye disorders.

  3. Parasites

  4. Skin disorders.

  5. Detoxification and cleansing

  6. Periodontal disease and cleaning teeth. Chew fresh neem twigs after a meal instead of using a toothbrush. The twigs can also be used as a toothpick.

You can make an infusion (tea), a tincture, a poultice, or you can eat the leaves and chew on the twigs raw. Neem is very bitter but, as they say in Ayurvedic medicine, “the bitter the better!”

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