Azadirachta indica - Nimba
• Bengali Nim
• English Neem, Margosa
• Gujarati: Limdo -લીમદો
• Hindi: Balnimb, नीम neem, निम्ब nimb
• Kannada: Bevu
• Konkani: Kadu Neem -कडुनीम
• Malayalam: Aryaveppu, Vepp
• Marathi: Kadunimba - कडूनिंब, Kadulimba -कडूलिंब
• Rajasthani: Nimkauli
• Sanskrit: Nimba, निम्बक nimbak, पिचुमर्द -Pichumarda
• Tamil: Veppali, Vembu
• Telugu: Vepa
• Urdu: Neem - نيم
Rasa - Tikta & Kashaya
Guna - Laghy (Light)
Veerya - Sheetha (Cold)
Vipaka - Katu (Pungent)
Karma - Blood purifier, Anti- in flammatory, Anti- parasitic,Antiseptic
- Agnikrut, Netryam, Kushtanut, Bhedanam, Mehanut, Hrudyam.
Nimba pacifies pitta, good for skin disease, eczema, fever, wound, ulcer, tumor, worms, cough, diabetes, inflammation and arthiritis
All the parts are used – root, rootbark, stem bark, flowers, Leaves, Twigs, Seed, Oil, Neem cake
· The bark is used in intermittent and remittent fevers, general debility and convalescence. It is a reputed blood-purifier and hence it is given as a specific in cased of skin diseases (Kushta), Vaararakta, and other disease the blood.
· The tender leaves ground into mass with pepper and salt are given as carminative an anthelmintic and in skin diseases
· The twigs are used as toothbrush – Neem is an excellent antiseptic for teeth and gums.
· The Juice of the leave is used with honey in kamala or jaundice and worms.
· The seeds are anthelmintic and alternative
· The oil extracted from it is better in, anthelmintic and stimulant and has a specific action in skin diseases.
· Soaps, Shamoopoo, Toothpaste and come facial products are in makrert with the oil and extract base