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Alternative Names

Arishta, Arishtha, Bead Tree, Holy Tree, Huile de Neem, Indian Lilac, Indian Neem, Lilas des Indes, Lilas de Perse, Margosa, Margosa Tree, Margousier, Margousier à Feuilles de Frêne, Margousier d'Inde, Neem Oil, Neem Tree, Nim, Nimb, Nimba, Persian Lilac, Pride of China

Scientific Name

Antelaea Azadirachta Indica

Why Do People Use Neem?

Oral preparations of Azadirachta indica (Neem), like neem powder, are used for eye disorders, epistaxis, leprosy, abdominal upset, intestinal worms, skin ulcers, anorexia, contraception issues, abortion, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, fever, hepatic dysfunction and gingivitis. It is also helpful for peptic ulcer, malaria, pain, skin diseases and to treat fever. The flowers are also used for phlegm, intestinal worms and bile suppression. The fruit part of neem is utilized in order to treat intestinal worms, hemorrhoids, diabetes, urinary disorders, for wounds, epistaxis, phlegm and eye disorders. Neem twigs are used for asthma, cough, intestinal worms, hemorrhoids, urinary disorders, spermatorrhea and diabetes. Whereas, its seed and seed oil are effective in leprosy, contraception, abortion and intestinal worms. The fruit, root bark and stem are utilized as astringent and as a general tonic. Topically - Neem can be utilized topically for skin diseases, to eliminate head lice, skin ulcers, and wounds for emollient and as a mosquito repellent. Intravaginally - Neem is utilized as a contraceptive.

Is It Safe To Use?

Possibly Safe - Extract of neem bark is considered effective when utilized appropriately and orally for up to 10 weeks. Leaves extract of neem gel is consumed intraorally for up to six weeks. Possibly Unsafe - Oral consumption of neem for long term and in large amounts is considered unsafe. According to clinical studies, neem may have lethal effect for liver or kidneys with chronic use or use in high-doses. Likely Unsafe For Infants - Seeds or oil of neem have adverse effects for infants. Also, children have developed lethal toxicities in some instances. Likely Unsafe In Pregnancy - Oral consumption of neem leaves or oil for pregnant females is considered unsafe. Oil of leaves of neem have been utilized as abortifacients. Avoid Using in Lactation - Neem should be avoided by breastfeeding females because there is scarce and unreliable information available to rate its safety.

How Effective Is Neem?

There is insufficient and unreliable information available to rate the effectiveness of neem in following condition. Dental plaque - Initial studies suggest that topical application of extract of neem leaf gel to the infected areas of gums and teeth two times every (for consecutively six weeks) may lessen the production of plaque. It may also decrease bacterial counts of Lactobacilli species and Streptococcus mutans, which have been related with the formation of plaque formation. Peptic ulcers - By ingesting a range of 30 to 60 mg of neem bark extract twice daily (for consecutively 10 weeks) seems to aid in the treatment of gastroduodenal ulcers. However, more confirmations are required to rate the effectiveness of neem for other uses.

How Neem Works?

The most effective parts of Azadirachta indica are the leaves, seed oil, bark, seed, bark, flowers, root and tree fruits parts as well. More than 135 mixes have been separated from neem. Neem contains proteins, isoprenoids, flavonoids, polysaccharides, coumarin, tannins, dihydrochalcone and other compounds as well. Nimbidin is a constituent of neem seed oil. It contains sulfur and is thought to give neem seed oil its pungent smell. Initial studies suggest that it may have antiarthritic, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic, antipyretic, diuretic and antiulcer effects. It also appears to have antibacterial and antifungal effects. Nimbidin and other constituents of neem seed oil such as nimbin have spermicidal effects. The seed oil constituent, nimbolide, appears to have antibacterial and antimalarial impacts as well. Gedunin seems to have action against malarial and fungal microbes. Azadirachtin may also have antimalarial effects and is utilized against insect poison. Initial studies recommend that seed oil of neem has antiviral, antifungal and antimicrobial effects. It may also have antifertility and antidiabetic impacts. Neem seed oil also may have immunostimulant impacts. It appears to fortify cell immune reaction. Clinical experiments also suggest that it may act as a long-term vaginal contraceptive, an effect that may be due to local cell-mediated immune response to the allogenic embryo and sperm as well. Only one intravaginal dose of neem seed extract gives reversible, long-term contraception in animals. Initial studies recommend that neem oil does not have mutagenic or teratogenic effects. Neem bark consists of polysaccharides and tannins that may come up with anti-inflammatory activity. Other neem bark polysaccharides appear to have antitumor impacts. Isomargolonone Margolonone, margolone seems to be dynamic against various types of bacteria, for example, Serratia, Staphylococcus and Klebsiella species. A water concentrate of neem bark appears to have antiulcer and antisecretory activities. Water extract of neem root bark may have hypoglycemic impacts. Neem oil has lethal effects for kids and newborn children, however the poisonous constituent is obscure. Scientists guess that a long-chain monounsaturated free acid may be responsible for these actions. Neem seed oil has pungent smell. But techniques have been produced to improve the smell and sharpness.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Neem?

Orally - Lethal poisoning in small children and infants by oral consumption of neem powder is identified by some adverse effects such as loose stools, vomiting, metabolic acidosis, drowsiness, polymorphonuclear leukocytosis, anemia, loss of consciousness, seizure, Reye's syndrome-like symptoms, cerebral edema, coma and even death have been reported within hours after oral ingestion of neem oil. Initial studies recommend that neem powder may also have nephrotoxic and hepatotoxic effects. Anuria, Oliguria, anemia, jaundice hemolysis, acute tubular necrosis, nephrotoxicity and hepatotoxicity, have been reported in humans being taking neem leaves.

How Neem Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Neem powder may interact with following supplements & herbs: • Supplements & Herbs With Hypoglycemic Potential

How Neem Interacts With Drugs?

Neem powder may interact with following drugs: • Antidiabetes Drugs • Immunosuppressants • Lithium

How Neem Interacts With Foods?

There is no interaction of Azadirachta indica and various food items.

How Neem Interacts With Lab Tests?

There is no known interaction of neem powder and various lab tests.

How Neem Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Azadirachta indica may interacts with following conditions or diseases: • Diabetes • Infertility • Organ Transplant • Surgery • Autoimmune Diseases

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Neem?

There is no typical dose of neem powder.


Neem twigs that are utilized as chewing sticks in lieu of toothbrushes in the tropics, are frequently effected with fungi within two weeks of harvest and its consumption should be avoided.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Neem Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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