Neem Ghan Vati
It is been proved that the use of neem in the form of medicines is safe to take. It has many curative properties for which it is been considered as a universal medicine for the diseases.
t has around 150 compounds that are been obtained from the various parts of the tree. The compounds of the tree have various properties like anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, antipyretic, hypoglycaemic, spermicidal, antifungal, antibacterial, diuretic, anti-malarial and anti-tumor. The neem tree is very useful in the treatment of fever, intestinal problems, obesity, skin problems, ulcers, gastric disorders, common cold and cough, asthma and bronchitis, urinary track disorders, diabetes and blood pressure and even leprosy. It is the only tree, which gives its every part for the treatment of various diseases. Many researchers have been conducting various tests and experiments, which have proved that the neem tree is been used for various medicinal products. Using these products do not harm our body and is safe and efficient for the treatment of various diseases.
Neem is been used as a medicinal plant extensively in unani, homeopathic and ayurveda. The botanical name of neem has been derived from the Sanskrit name “Arishtha” which means “reliever of sickness”. Thus, it is been considered as Sarbaroganibarini, which means cure of all diseases. In India, the villagers still believe that the neem tree is a “village dispensary” for them. The compounds of neem are been categorized into two most important groups. These are:
(1) isoprenoids (like diterpenoids and triterpenoids that contains limonoids, vilasinin type of compounds, azadirone and its derivatives, C- secomeliacins such as salanin, azadirachtin and nimbin, protomeliacins and gedunin and its derivatives), and (2) non-isoprenoids that are aliphatic compounds, proteins (amino acids) and carbohydrates (polysaccharides), polyphenolics such as flavonoids and their glycosides, dihydrochalcone, coumarin and tannins, sulphurous compounds, etc.