Neem (Dongoyaro), scientifically known as Azadirachta indica, is a tropical tree native to several African and Nigerian countries. Due to the fact that virtually every part of the tree, including the flowers, seeds, fruit, roots, and leaves, can be used for one or more purposes, it is a very versatile and important medicinal plant. Numerous devotees of traditional medicine see neem as one of the most popular medicinal plants, frequently extolling its efficiency in the treatment of a variety of health conditions.
Each portion of the plant includes a variety of active chemicals that confer upon it antioxidant, antibacterial, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and wound-healing capabilities. Dongoyaro is frequently used as an effective remedy for fever, bile duct issues, ulcers, and a variety of other conditions. Numerous people in Nigeria who have discovered its therapeutic potential have had remarkable success using its leaves and bark. While it is critical to exercise caution while administering neem (dongoyaro), when administered appropriately, neem (dongoyaro) can be highly beneficial.
The following are some of the potential health benefits of boiling its leaves and drinking the tea, or simply using it:
1. It may be beneficial to the liver and kidneys.
Numerous chronic health problems are caused by oxidative stress, which is caused by a buildup of free radicals. However, neem possesses significant antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities that may help fight oxidative stress, thus boosting liver and kidney health.
2. Improvement of skin health.
Consumption of neem can have a beneficial effect on your skin. Its seed oil is particularly rich in oleic, stearic, palmitic, and linoleic acids, three fatty acids with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties that benefit skin health.
3. Malaria-preventive activity.
Numerous practitioners of traditional medicine in Nigeria have employed neem as a malaria therapy because it contains active molecules called limonoids, which are known to target malaria-infected cells.
4. It may help with diabetes management.
Neem leaf extract has been found in certain trials to be an effective treatment for diabetes due to its capacity to rejuvenate the cells that make insulin, a hormone that assists in blood sugar regulation by lowering blood sugar levels.
5. It may have a beneficial effect on dental health.
Neem can help maintain the alkaline balance of saliva, combat bacteria, and reduce microbes in the mouth, making it potentially useful for your teeth if consumed consistently.
6. Improved gut health.
Neem is useful to the body due to its antibacterial and antifungal qualities. Its antibacterial properties may aid in the elimination of pathogenic germs, thereby cleansing the gut, while its antifungal properties may have a beneficial effect on the body.
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