Neem {Azadirachta Indica}

Neem is called Arista in Sanskrit, as word that means imperishable.  Neem is typically used as an oil and balances both pitta and kapha doshas.


Ayurvedic Characteristics and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Decreases Pitta and Kapha
  2. Taste  – Bitter, astringent, pungent
  3. Energetics – Cooling
  4. Main Action – Antipyretic, alterative (blood purifying), bitter tonic, antiseptic, antiemetic, antibiotic
  5. Other Uses – Used in skin conditions including itching, dermatitis, eczema, scabies, and burns, Dental caries; Diabetes, Benign growths, Liver conditions, Rheumatism and arthritis,



Modern Research

  1. Nervous disorders, Digestive disorders, Parasites, Skin conditions, Diabetes, Heart disease, Periodontal disease, Antiviral, Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Antibacterial, Antipyretic, Anti-inflammatory, Antitumor, Analgesic, Anti-anxiety, Natural pesticides