Ancient Heritage: Neems healing ability has
long been known for bringing relief to all kinds of human
ailments. The medicinal properties of neem have been described
in ancient Indian medical texts such as the Atharva veda,
Ghrhyasutras and the Sutragranthas.
The sanskrit name nimba, is a derivative of the term nimbati
syasthyamdadati - meaning to give good health.
In our ancient religious texts, neem is referred to as
sarva roga nivarini (the curer of all ailments).
Properties and Action According to Indigenous Medical
Rasa Tikta Kashaya
Niyatkalik Jwar Prati,
Bandhak (cures intermittent fevers).
Twaydoshahan (cures skin disorders),
Vran Ropak (wound healer),
Vran Shodhak (disinfects wounds),
Keshya (good for hair),
Kushtaghna (cures skin diseases),
Chakshushya (good for eyes).