Erbe mediche in ayurveda: il Neem

Sanskrit: Nimba
Hindi: Nimb
English: Neem
Latin: Melia azadirachta Linn. (Azadiracta Indica)
Part Used: All
Habitat: This tree grows wild in Iran, the Western Himalayas of India, and is cultivated in other parts  of India
Energetics: Bitter/astringent-cold-pungent PKV++
Tissues: Plasma, blood, fat
Systems: Circulatory, digestive, respiratory, urinary
Root bark—astringent, antiperiodic (prevent recurrence of diseases), tonic
Bark—astringent, antiperiodic, bitter, tonic, vermifuge, antiviral
Fruit—purgative, emollient, anthelmintic
Leaves—discutient, emmenagogue, antiviral, disinfectant
Nut Oil—local stimulant, insecticide, antiseptic
Flowers—stimulant, tonic, stomachic
Uses: Arthritis, blood purifier and detoxifier, convalescence after fever, cough, diabetes, eczema, fever (used with black pepper and gentian), inflammation of muscles and joints, jaundice, leukorrhea, malaria, mucus membrane ulcerations, nausea, obesity, parasites, rheumatism, skin diseases/inflammations, cleanses liver, syphilis, thirst, tissue excess, tumors, vomiting, worms, drowsiness, loss of appetite.

Leaves—heal ulcers in urinary passage, emmenagogue, skin diseases.

Fruit—skin diseases, bronchitis.

Kernel powder —washing hair. Effective as a pesticide.

Precautions: Causes harshness for people on spiritual paths, Not with emaciation

Preparation: Infusion, decoction, powder, medicated ghee or oil

Tutte le informazioni riguardanti le patologie, le relative terapie e i prodotti sono solo a carattere informativo e non intendono incoraggiare la sostituzione del rapporto tra il paziente e il medico curante

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